Bill Roche

Instructor

Merrick Barn
410-516-0618
wroche@jhu.edu

Biography
Teaching

Bill Roche earned his MFA from the Yale School of Drama and has worked at many theatres and venues, in various capacities.

Roche has worked at Playwright’s Horizons on 42nd St., the Santa Fe Opera, the American Stage Festival, Lakewood summer Theatre, Merrimack Regional Theatre, Mystic Scenic Studios, the Baltimore School for the Arts, and several colleges, including Brown University where he was a member of the faculty for 12 years, serving as Technical Director, Scenic and Lighting Designer, Production Manager, and Director for a Brown Summer Theatre production of Claptrap.

Roche has also worked at several major casinos as a stage hand, carpenter, stage manager, light board operator, and decorator of theme parties and Miss America floats. Among his interests are teaching, fishing, playing music, and creating theatre.

  • Technical and stage management courses
  • Stagecraft, Theatre: Technical Direction, Design for the Stage