Mr. Charles Clute Jr


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I am a multidisciplinary theater practitioner. My business, DIRECTIONS, LLC is a full-service theatrical consultancy working with professional theatres and venues, university departments and academic institutions. We offer design assistance, staff analysis and trainings, seminars, season planning and curricular integration.


New York University
New York, New York, United States
M.A. in Educational Theater, 1980
Educational Theater
1977 To 1980
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Swortzell, John Hodgson (UK portion)

The Juilliard School (Extension Division)
New York, New York, United States
Music Theory (Literature & Materials of Music)
1976 To 1978

The Lee Strasburg Institute
New York, New York, United States
1974 To 1974
Advisor: Lee Strasburg

Harvard University (Summer School)
Cambridge MA, Massachusetts, United States
1972 To 1973

Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
B.A., 1969
English Literature and Drama
1966 To 1969
Dissertation: "The Lyric in Irish Drama"
Advisor: Dr. Hugh Evans

Boston University (School of Fine & Applied Arts
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Stage Design (Scenic, Costume, Lighting)
1964 To 1996
Advisor: Horace Armistead

Job History

Directions, LLC
January 1992 - present

ABC Television
Associate Costume Designer
New York
September 1981 - December 1991

New York University Educational Theatre Dept.
Faculty in Educational Theatre
New York
September 1978 - August 1981

Holy Family High School
Drama Director
S. Hungtington
September 1969 - June 1978

The Santa Fe Opera
Associate Designer / Paint Shop Chargeman
Santa Fe
April 1967 - August 1969

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Schools Outreach and Apprentice Program creator
Cold Spring