Curtis Spivey

curtis-spiveyPlanetarium Engineer/ Show Producer

Ward Beecher Planetarium

Youngstown State University

Curt was born and raised in Columbus, OH and graduated from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree in astronomy in 1992.

Curt maintains the projectors and computers in the Ward Beecher Planetarium and assisted with the recent sound system and lighting upgrades. In addition, he presents shows to the public and assists with the school tour shows.

Curt produced an original planetarium show based on the work of YSU’s astronomers called “Cosmic Castaways”. This show is being made available to the worldwide planetarium community. He is currently working on several other shows, both original and an adaptation of older shows for the Ward Beecher Planetarium.