RITCHIE D. COLLINS


SUMMARY        MULTIFACETED BACKGROUND IN MUSIC, THEATRE, RADIO,
AND MANAGEMENT, WITH  AN EDUCATIONAL EMPHASIS       ON MUSIC AND
AUDIO ENGINEERING.













Experience   

1999-PRESENT        PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER   ASHLAND KY
                                  TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
        Co-ordinate all aspects of production in the theatre,
        co-ordinate labor for all productions
        Provide lighting ,sound, and set design             
        Responsible for the maintenance and operation of all house
production equipment.


1998–PRESENT    WV PUBLIC BROADCASTING    CHARLESTON WV
MONITOR ENGINEER, MOUNTAIN STAGE
        Live performance radio show recorded for re-broadcast on NATIONAL
PUBLIC RADIO and Syndicated television
        Monitor engineer
        Assistant production mgr.


1993–Present      ORITCHINAL MUSIC ASHLAND KY
OWNER/ CHIEF ENGINEER
        Production company offering multi-track recording,
sound  reinforcement, video, lighting ,projection,                                          
and production co-ordination services.

        Music publishing, songwriter service.











1989–1995        STUDIMO                             ASHLAND KY        
PRODUCTION MANAGER
        Professional lighting , sound, and staging company.
        Production for fairs, festival, arena’s, theatres, and outdoor concerts



2001-2008     HIGHWAY 23 JAMBOREE        ASHLAND KY
CO-PRODUCER/ CREATIVE DIRECTOR
•  Monthly country music variety show based on the format of a 1940’s
radio    broadcast.
•   Recorded live and edited for re-broadcast on  WTCR





Education     

1986-1989         MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY MOREHEAD KY
Classical guitar peformance  

1987-1989           ASHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE       ASHLAND KY
•                               Associate in the Arts
1983                   THE RECORDING WORKSHOP      CHILLICOTHE OH
•                              6 Week course in “Music Recording
Technology”.                                   maintenace courses, graduated top 10
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