Rusty Cloyes is the Head of Stage Management for the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to Austin, Rusty was an Associate Production Manager at the American Repertory Theatre and the Assistant Production Manager at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.
Before turning to Production Management, Rusty was a professional Stage Manager in Seattle, working with various Seattle companies including: the Seattle Repertory Theatre, the Seattle Children's Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, the Intiman Theatre, the Village Theatre, the Seattle Shakespeare Company, and toured nationally and internationally with the Flying Karamazov Brothers.
Rusty received his M.F.A. in Theatre Production from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of Actor's Equity Association and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.