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Andrew S. Gutshall

Professional Faculty and Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Andy Gutshall is the technical director for the Department of Theatre Arts at Augustana.

 He has been the production and technical operations coordinator for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and was the facilities technical director at Concordia University-Saint Paul, where he taught stagecraft and lighting design.  

He also has been a master carpenter for Utah Shakespeare Festival, the technical director for the Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lakeshore Players Summer Youth Project and Lincoln Christian School.

 Besides being a technical director, Gutshall is the scenic and lighting designer for Opera @ Augustana and has enjoyed designing lights for numerous dance companies in Minnesota: 10,000 Dances, Young Dance, Saint Paul City Ballet, Ballet Arts Minnesota and CAAM Chinese Dance Theater, to name a few.

He is a member of IATSE Local 85 and USITT.  His design work was published in World Stage Design 2005 an international exhibition of set, costume, lighting & sound design.


  • B.S., Illinois State
  • M.F.A., University of Nebraska