Allied Member Schuler Shook recently announced three company promotions of designers as well as the introduction of their newest team member. All demonstrate a stellar commitment to our clients and show leadership through example.
Harold “Chip” Ulich, ASTC, Senior Theatre Consultant
Chip Ulich, ASTC, moved from the Dallas office of Schuler Shook to California where he helped grow the San Francisco Bay office. He has planned and designed scores of theatres in the West and Southwest U.S. Dedicated to service in the field of theatre consulting, he is the Vice President of the American Society of Theatre Consultants. Current and recent projects include Crested Butte Center for the Arts in Colorado, Oklahoma State University McKnight Center for the Performing Arts and Austin ISD Performing Arts Center.
Kent Conrad, ASTC, Senior Theatre Consultant
Kent Conrad, ASTC, enhances his theatre consulting work in the San Francisco Bay office with a deep background in technical theatre. He served as production manager for multiple regional theatres and for UCLA’s department of Theatre, Film and TV, and he consulted on two venues in Tokyo for Walt Disney Entertainment. He sees each project from multiple perspectives and is a trusted collaborator and advocate. Kent’s projects include Stanford Memorial Auditorium and Pigott Theatre Rigging, Salt Lake Community College Center for Film and New Media, and Tokyo DisneySea – Broadway Music Theatre.
Jess Baker, Project Lighting Designer
Jess Baker, IES Associate Emerging Professional, is based in Schuler Shook’s Chicago office. A crossover talent with a technical theatre background as well as architectural lighting design experience, Jess combines active listening skills with painstaking thoroughness to bring client’s visions to life. Recent and current projects include American University Beirut Medical Center, JPMorgan Chase Polaris Hub, and The Hyatt Headquarters.
Jean Gonzalez, Theatre Specialist
Jean joins the Dallas office of Schuler Shook as a Theatre Specialist. A trained scenic and lighting designer for the theatre, Jean combines a keen eye for detail with a strong belief in the benefits of collaboration to create theatres that support the artists and the audiences. He used to bowl semi-professionally and would adopt any dog he meets, if he could.