David P. Schrader

Lecturer in Technical Design and Production & Properties Craftsperson

David Schrader has been Properties Craftsman for the Yale Repertory Theatre since 1988. Prior to working at Yale, he was Technical Director and a scenic designer at Brown University with the Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance and with the Afro-American Studies Program. From 1991 through 2012 he served as scenic designer, production supervisor, and properties master with the Papermill Theatre, North Country Center for the Arts' summer production company, in Lincoln, New Hampshire. Mr. Schrader is also a freelance designer and craftsperson for theatre and commercial projects specializing in furniture renovation. He holds a BA (1975) from Iowa State University.