Reagan Chesnut

Technology Success Advocate
616.395.7670chesnut@hope.edu
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As technology success advocate, Reagan works with the campus community to establish habits and practices to increase users’ confidence in their technology use. Whether it’s setting up a Google Meet or working on a Moodle gradebook, Reagan supports users on a variety of platforms.

She is also blessed to co-teach Theatre 270: Stage Production I and supervise the theatre department’s stage management students.

EDUCATION

  • M.Phil in theatre and performance, playwriting emphasis, University of Dublin: Trinity College, 2010
    Dissertation: “Turning Violence into Play: Violence as comedy in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” 2010
  • B.A. in theatre, Hope College (magna cum laude), 2008
  • Audio Description Institute, American Council of the Blind/Audio Description Project

Dissertation: “Turning Violence into Play: Violence as comedy in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” 2010

Additional Information

Reagan Chesnut returned to work at Hope in 2012 after graduating from the department in 2008, and has been a technology success advocate for CIT since 2021. Prior to that, Reagan worked on Hope's campus as office manager in the theatre department and associate managing director for Hope Summer Repertory Theatre, and was particularly fond of her grant-writing duties.

Before coming to Hope, Reagan worked with Fishamble: the New Play Company in Dublin as head scriptreader. She also held positions of stage manager and dramaturg with Tavistock Arts in Dublin.

When she's not at work, Reagan is an avid writer and silversmith. She also serves on the associate board for Disability Network Lakeshore.

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Reagan Chesnut

Phone Number616.395.7670

Durfee Hall 110 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423
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