• Technical Director
  • Lecturer


  • B.F.A., Kent State University, 1997


Joseph P. Natt (Technical Director, Theater/ Dance/ Opera) Mr. Natt started at Oberlin College in September of 2005.  Joe received his BFA in Theater Set Design and Technology in 1997 from Kent State University.  Since then, Joe 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 130 productions including a 72-performance run of The Sound of Music at the Carousel Dinner Theater. He has worked on such shows as the opera of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Street Scene, Assassins, Death of a Salesman, Reefer Madness and Psyco Beach Party here at Oberlin College. He is also the Resident Technical Director for the Oberlin Summer Theater Festival where he has spent his summers for the past eight years working on shows such as The Tempest, Glass Menagerie, The Little Prince, Our Town, and Anne of Green Gables.


Mr. Natt teaches the Theater 172 Production: Scenery class.