Ed Fitzpatrick has a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO. He worked as a technician for summer stock companies in Kentucky, Ohio, and Missouri before moving to Florida in 1997. Fitzpatrick was the Assistant Technical Director at the Lake Worth Playhouse in Lake Worth for close to three years. After that, he moved on to the Caldwell Theatre Company in Boca Raton. He was the Master Carpenter there for six-and-a-half years. During that time he also worked as a carpenter and technician for Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach. He has worked for NSU since 2007.