Matt Gist

Matt Gist

Technical Director
211 Telfair Peet Theatre
(334) 844-7529

Office Hours

  • By appointment


Matt Gist holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre design and technical production from Western Michigan University. In 2010, Matt earned his Master of Fine Arts in technical production from Florida State University. Outside of his schooling Matt has worked professionally in theatre, musical theatre, and opera. He has worked for several notable companies including the Asolo Repertory Theatre, Texas Shakespeare Festival, and Opera New Jersey. At Auburn, Matt is the instructor for the Theatre Tech 1 class and lab as well as oversees students in Scene Shop Production Practicum. At work, you may find him working alongside students on stage and in the scene shop instructing in the various areas required to put up a production for the Theatre Department. Matt enjoys many pursuits when not working on a production including traveling, camping and hiking.

Any student wishing to participate in the technical aspects of the Departments productions may contact Matt at

Last Updated: April 16, 2018