Scales Fine Arts Center 220
Associate Chair, Theatre and Dance
Associate Professor, Design and Production
Rob is a designer for Wake Forest University Theatre. Designs at Wake include Waiting for Godot, As You Like It, King Lear, Embers & Stars: The Story of Petr Ginz, City of Angels, The Gondoliers, Doubt, Marisol, 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 is a Company Member with Miami’s New Theatre and has designed for premieres with playwrights such as Jeff Baron, Catherine Bush, John Strand, Shirley Lauro, Vanessa Garcia, and Will Fancher. 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 (International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects, and Technicians). He has research interests in World Theatre and has enjoyed taking students to the Czech Republic to study theatre, architecture, and to attend the Prague Quadrennial.
Rob is an avid motorsports enthusiast and enjoys traveling, playing darts, riding motorcycles, and making noise happen with a guitar whenever he can; rarely at the same time. He shares a house with his wife Andrea, son Ian, daughter Dana, and dog Obi.
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