Larry Cook

Larry Cook has worked with GTA for close to two decades. He started his theatre artist journey as an actor but after performing in over thirty different productions chose to work backstage. He earned an M.F.A. in Theatre, Design and Technology, at The University of Georgia in 1992 (where he also taught from 1993-1999) and a B.S. in Speech and Theatre at Troy State University, Troy, AL in 1988. Larry has worked extensively in film, television and theatre production. Larry has attended Master Classes with theatre professionals such as Jules Fischer, Freddy Wittop, and Jay Glerum. He also has extensive experience in the construction trades and is OSHA ten-hour certified in safety. Larry has trained with nine of the eighteen Fight Masters in the SAFD college of Fight Masters and is certified in unarmed, rapier and dagger, broadsword, and firearms. He is a member in good standing of The United States Institute for Theatre Technology, The Southeastern Theatre Conference, and the Society of American Fight Directors. Larry is primarily a scenic designer and carpenter but has experience in nearly every area of technical theater. He primarily teaches Stagecraft, Scenic Design, and Drafting.