Stephen Degenstein

2017 Artist-in-Residence

Stephen Degenstein is proprietor of SJ Designs, a Stratford-based design company specializing in set, light and costume design as well as set construction. SJ Designs draws on Stephen's 30 years of professional design experience creating over 300 productions. Theatre credits include the Stratford Festival, National Arts Centre, Drayton Entertainment, Blyth Festival and Neptune Theatre. Over the past 20 years, Stephen has also taught in the technical theatre programs at Humber, Fanshawe and Sheridan Colleges. At the high-school level, Stephen has led design workshops for the Sears Festival and most recently assisted with the High Skills Major program at Stratford Central Secondary School teaching design and set construction.

Set for Dracula-themed 2016 Setting the Scene course designed by Stephen Degenstein