Jim Dachik

Institutions/Professional Companies with which Mr. Dachik has worked:

  • Syracuse University Department of Drama (Bachelor of Science, 1976)
  • Syracuse Stage
  • SoHo Rep
  • Perry Street Theatre
  • Drama Committee Rep
  • Theatre for the New City
  • The Image Theatre
  • Colfax Manor Dinner Theatre
  • Orleans Arena Theatre
  • WNET Great Performances

Production or Film Credits:
Mr. Dachik has played roles Off-Off Broadway with SoHo Rep, Perry Street Theatre, Drama Committee Rep, and Theatre for the New City. In addition to performing with the Colfax Manor Dinner Theatre and the Orleans Arena Theatre (Orleans, MA), he played Cory in The Private History of a Campaign That Failed, a film produced by the Nebraska Educational Television Network and The Great Amwell Company, which won a Peabody Award after its presentation on WNET Great Performances.

In addition to his acting credits, Mr. Dachik has worked as a lighting designer Off-Off Broadway, an electrician for Syracuse Stage, as an assistant set dresser for the Mark Twain Series Films, and as a set constructor for summer stock productions at the Orleans Arena Theatre.  He began his service to the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film in 1998 as the Scene Shop Supervisor and then later the duties of Technical Director were added to his position.  He oversaw all the technical aspects of department productions during this time.

In the fall semester of 2004, Mr. Dachik played Joe Keller in All My Sons, the season opener for BGSU's Department of Theatre and Film.  Since that time, Mr Dachik has also designed for the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film:
Proof - Set Designer - fall 2007
Burning Patience - Set Designer - fall 2009
The Elixir of Love - Set Designer - spring 2010 (in collaboration with the College of Musical Arts)
Eurydice - Set and Lighting Designer - fall 2010

Union or Professional Organizations :

  • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
  • Actor's Equity Association (AEA)
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)