Name While In School:Maria Boone
Graduation Year: 1997
Major: Technical Theatre
Current Town of Residence: Las Vegas
Occupation: Director of Creative Design – MGM Resorts
Extracurricular activities while a student at LVA: Tech Theatre 🙂
Hobbies & Interests: Filmmaking & Photography, Comic Books, Graphic Design (mostly posters)
Things I’m good at: Production – Organization & fitting the pieces together. Stage Management, Photography, Graphic Design, Presentation Building … I occasionally tell funny jokes.
Brief Bio: Maria’s career has always involved the Entertainment Industry. First working as a student worker on the weekends in the LVA Theater. At age 16, Maria received a job at the local PBS station working as a camera operator, teleprompter operator, and floor director. With this experience, Maria bgean the next stage of her career as an on-call stagehand at the MGM Grand Garden – eventually becoming the Head of Rigging and Production Manager before shifting gears to design world as the Director of Creative Design. Maria has two children – one who is a Class of 2022 LVA Senior!
Skills that being a part of the LVA community gave me: Confidence, the foundation for all of my technical skills, the value of teamwork & collaboration.