Ronald J. De Marco
Ronald J. De Marco is the Properties Director for the Performing Arts department at Emerson College in Boston, where he teaches classes that focus exclusively on properties work for theater, television, and film. Originally from the Chicago area, he has been a Production Manager for Victory Gardens Theater (winner of a Regional Theater Tony Award), Master Carpenter at Northwestern University, and the Resident Stage Manager for the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble in Chicago’s suburbs. In Boston, Ron has worked with more than a dozen of the area’s most well-established theatrical organizations, including SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston Lyric Opera, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, and The Nora Theatre Company. He has taught one-day intensive workshops for the Wisconsin Area Theatre Festival and the State University of New York in Oswego and been a guest lecturer at UMass Boston. He is a member of the Society of Property Artisan Managers, an international organization of props professionals.