Natalie Hining

Theatre Technical Director
Natalie Hining

Natalie is the Technical Director for ISU Theatre. She is a graduate from the University of South Dakota, where she received her MFA in Theatre Design and Technologies, specializing in Scenic Design. Natalie has worked for several professional theatre companies including The Des Moines Metropolitan Opera, The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, and the Sioux Empire Theatre. 

Show Credits 

  • Technical Director, Songs for a New World, 2021
  • Technical Director, Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege, 2021
  • Technical Director, On the Horizon:Festival of Student-Produced Work, 2021
  • Technical Director, Our Community Carol: A Blue Print for a Play, 2020
  • Technical Director, Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea, 2020
  • Scenic Designer, Of the Deep: Meditations Upon the Death of a Blue Whale, 2020
  • Scenic Coordinator, Perform the Protest: a Theatre Action for Our Time, 2020
  • Technical Director, 9 to 5, 2020 [CANCELED]
  • Technical Director/Props Designer, The Wolves, 2020
  • Technical Director, Anon(ymous), 2019
  • Technical Director, Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure, 2019
  • Technical Director, Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way, 2019
  • Scenic/Technical Coordinator, Iowa Odyssey (or How We Got to Here), 2019
  • Scenic Designer, Godspell, 2019
  • Technical Director, Sense and Sensibility, 2019
  • Technical Director, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, 2018
  • Technical Director, Orpheus in the Underworld, 2018
  • Technical Director, This Is Not a Pipe Dream, 2018
  • Technical Director, Our Town, 2018
  • Technical Director, Oklahoma!, 2018
  • Technical Director, Iphigenia, 2018
  • Scenic Designer, Iphigenia, 2018
  • Technical Director, A Christmas Carol, 2017
  • Technical Director, The Children's Hour, 2017
  • Technical Director, Out of the Fire: The Banned Books Monologues, 2017
  • Technical Director, The Tempest, 2017
  • Technical Director, Little Women, 2017
  • Technical Director, The Importance of Being Earnest, 2017
  • Technical Director, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, 2016
  • Technical Director, Cabaret, 2016
  • Technical Director, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, 2016
M.F.A. in Theatre Design and Technologies, University of South Dakota
310 Carver Hall