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Allen Olson (B.S 1976)


After graduation I worked in movie sales. Now I am the Master of Properties of the Texas Ballet Theatre.

I am married with two stepdaughters, one daughter, two grand-daughters. I performed at Renaissance Festival for 30 years before getting into the technical side of theatre. My favorite memory is the first day of Modern Physics when the instructor spent the entire hour writing down everything we had learned to that point and quizzing us on it. Then he ended the hour by erasing it all, saying "just kidding - tomorrow we start Modern Physics." I transferred from Civil Engineering into Physics. Steven Gasiorowicz was fun.