William J. Reynolds

Lecturer in Technical Design and Production & Director of Theater Safety and Occupational Health

MFA

William J. Reynolds has been on the faculty at Yale School of Drama since 1982 and is currently the Director of Theater Safety and Occupational Health. He teaches theater safety and health classes, and leads workshops in safety, health, and risk management. Mr. Reynolds directs and coordinates the safety and health programs for Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre, and assists in the coordination of security and accessibility.

Prior to assuming his current position, Reynolds served as Associate Technical Director and then as Director of Facility Operations for the Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre. He graduated with a BA from Northern Michigan University in 1973, and he received an MFA in Technical Design and Production from Yale School of Drama in 1977.

Mr. Reynolds has presented theater safety and health sessions at the New England Theater Conference, the U.S. Institute for Theater Technology, and the InfoComm conferences, and for the University Risk Managers and Insurers Association, the Center for Campus Fire Safety, the American Occupational Health Conference, and the Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Managers' Association.