Rob Eastman-Mullins
(336) 758-4390
Scales Fine Arts Center, 208A
Rob Eastman-Mullins
Associate Professor
Design and Production

Rob is a designer for Wake Forest University Theatre. Designs at Wake include As You Like It, King Lear, Embers & Stars: The Story of Petr Ginz, City of Angels, The Gondoliers, Doubt, Marisol, Intimate Apparel, The Grapes of Wrath, Eurydice, The Threepenny Opera, and the Spring Dance concerts.

Rob has worked as a freelance scenographer (scenery, lighting, and costumes) for such venues as Syracuse Opera, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, New Theatre (FL), Florida Studio Theatre, Mosaic Theatre (FL), the Fletcher Opera Institute (NC), BoarsHead Professional Theater (MI), Fredericksburg Theatre Company (VA), Hapgood Theatre (CA), Festival Stage (NC), and the NC Shakespeare Festival. He also served as art director for the PBS feature film China.  A fan of designing for new works, Rob has designed for premieres with playwrights such as Jeff Baron, Catherine Bush, John Strand, Shirley Lauro, Will Fancher, and Vanessa Garcia. His work has been seen on a national tour of Turkey and exhibited in Prague, Toronto, Seoul, Cardiff, Los Angeles, Virginia, and Winston-Salem. Rob also serves on the Scene Design Commission for USITT as the International Liaison, as Head of Programming on the International Activities Committee, and as the US delegate for Performance Design to OISTAT. He has research interests in Czech Theatre and has enjoyed taking students to the Czech Republic to study theatre, architecture, and attend the Prague Quadrennial.

Rob is an avid motorsports enthusiast and enjoys playing darts, riding motorcycles, and playing guitar whenever he can; rarely at the same time. He shares a house with his wife Andrea, son Ian, daughter Dana, and dog Obi.

Courses Taught Regularly
Introduction to Design & Production, Scene Design

Courses Taught Occasionally
Stagecraft, Scenic Art for the Theatre, Lighting Design, History of Architecture & Décor (the Graduate School), Introduction to Theatre

Courses Never Taught
3rd Century American Playwrights, Monkey Drama

MFA (Scenic and Costume Design), North Carolina School of the Arts; BLS (Theatre & Theatre Management), Mary Washington College