Steven and Candace Decker have worked more than 22 years as theatre professionals; both work at UW-Waukesha. Steven is Associate Professor of Theatre and Communications and Candace designs costumes and is a cabaret artist. They love their dog Smokey Joe and are passionate about the arts.
Our friend Morgan Brenner, a professional lighting designer from New York City is in town to light UW-Waukesha's spring production of Columbinus. This is tech week. Tech week is long, at times frustrating, at times glorious and the last step towards pulling a show all together before the audience sees the production. Having Morgan here makes this whole process a delight because it reminds me of how much theatre is a collaborative art form--how all the elements must be given equal importance, from the acting to the costumes to the lighting before the "magic" of theatre can take place.