Originally hailing from Strawberry Junction, Texas, Jordan Rousseau received his M.F.A. in Technical Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in North Carolina, and his B.A. in Oral Comm / Theatre from Harding University. He is a Technical Director in charge of behind-the-scenes safety, logistics, and construction. He is also the Properties Department mentor and supervisor, and can be found working in the basement on cow puppets and fine furniture. Jordan’s previous experiences include working for PlayMaker’s Repertory Company (LORT D), The Virginia Shakespeare Festival, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Carrboro Arts Festival, Creative Visions, Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre, Waco’s Children Theatre, as well as many consultant jobs for various high schools and theatre companies. Jordan is a licensed pyro-technician and special effects operator, loves blowing things up, and setting things on fire. You can often see him on the sidelines at Baylor football and basketball games getting ready to make a spectical. He also specializes in props construction, metal fabrication, rigging, and theatrical motion control. Jordan is happily married to Kaity Briscoe, who works as the Fine Arts-LLC Program Director. They are the proud parents of two rescue dogs- .22 and Kimber.
Jordan loves photography, kilts, and science.