Frank Silberstein

Frank Silberstein

Professor Emeritus, Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance

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  • M.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1965
  • B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1963


Appointed to IU in 1969

From 1969 to 2000 Frank Silberstein served as the department’s Technical Director. He was also head of our MFA program in Theatre Technology. He has authored a number of articles on technical theatre subjects and has served on a number of boards and panels of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. As chair of the Graphic Standards Board of USITT he was instrumental in helping to establish a national standard for theatrical scenic drafting practice. Mr. Silberstein has over 150 production credits as lighting or scene designer for academic and professional stock companies.