Joseph P. Natt

  • Technical Production Director

Areas of Study


  • BFA, Kent State University, 1997


Joseph P. Natt started at Oberlin College in September of 2005. He earned a BFA in theater set design and technology at Kent State University in 1997. Since then, Natt has worked professionally as technical director for Lyric Opera Cleveland as well as five seasons at the Cleveland Play House on a variety of shows.

Joe has worked on over 180 productions including a 72-performance run of The Sound of Music at the Carousel Dinner Theater. At Oberlin, he has worked on the opera of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Street Scene, as well as Assassins, Death of a Salesman, Reefer Madness, Psycho Beach Party, Candide, Olympus, and Or.

Additionally, Joe was the Resident Technical Director for the Oberlin Summer Theater Festival, where he worked on such shows as The Tempest, Glass Menagerie, The Little Prince, Our Town, Anne of Green Gables, and The Diary of Anne Frank during the festival's 11-year run.

Fall 2024

Production Crew I — THEA 197
Production Crew II — THEA 198