Teaching Associate Professor; Technical Director, PlayMakers Repertory Company

email: maxfield@email.unc.edu

phone: PGT #225


Adam M. Maxfield is a Senior Lecturer in the Technical Production MFA Program at UNC Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the faculty at UNC Adam worked as a Senior Project Manager for the Scenic Technologies division in the Las Vegas branch of Production Resource Group, a worldwide supplier of entertainment equipment and labor. He has managed the fabrication and installation of scenery for many nationally televised award shows such as Billboard Music Awards, Vh1’s Rock Honors, MTV’s Video Awards, NHL Awards, and the Video Game Awards (VGAs). He has also been in charge of scenery for many corporate events and automobile introductions for such companies as Ford, GM, Toyota, Chrysler, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Forest Managers, Prudential Insurance, Hewlett Packard and IBM to name a few. Adam has a BA in Theatre and Communications from Idaho State University and an MFA in Technical Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He specializes in motion control, rigging – ETCP Certified, and metal fabrication. Other regional theatre credits include Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Utah Shakespeare Festival and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.