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Who is Anton Crooks?

January 26, 2021

Yvonne Gay

A portrait of a man wearing glasses.
Anton Crooks
Photo credit: Courtesy of Anton Crooks

Anton Crooks has worked with such shows as Return to the Forbidden Planet, Angels in America, Treasure Island, and Dracula. Read more about Crooks in this installment of Who Am I?

Name: Anton Crooks

Department and location on campus: Theater & Dance in the Eric B. Nord Complex

Job title: Master Electrician, Assistant Technical Director, and Kander Theater Technical Coordinator

What does your job entail? I am responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and supervision of all lighting, sound, video, and networking elements for productions involving the theater department, among many other things.

How many years at Oberlin? Four years.

What are your hobbies? Exercise, cooking, exploring places, running, reading, studying, gaming of all mediums, sleeping, napping, gardening, and practicing stillness.

Favorite food? Koshikikari and Jollof rice. Huge rice fan.

Favorite Quote? “An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox,” by Lao Tzu


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