Shaminda Amarakoon

Lecturer in Technical Design and Production

Shaminda Amarakoon, Lecturer. BA Alfred University ('04); MFA Yale School of Drama ('12). Mr. Amarakoon recently joined Second Stage Theatre as their Production Manager, helping to oversee the renovation in their new Broadway house, the Helen Hayes Theatre. Prior to joining Second Stage, he worked in production management for various Broadway, off-Broadway, and national tours through Tech Production Services and then Lincoln Center Theater. He has also worked as a carpenter, technical director, and in production management at: Yale Repertory Theater, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse (Auburn, NY), Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, DC), and Center Theatre Group (Los Angeles, CA). Regional credits include: Jersey Boys (Asian Tour), Rock of Ages (Las Vegas), Seminar (Ahmanson Theater). Broadway credits include: The Heiress, Lucky Guy, Rocky, The King and I.