Robert Mark Morgan

Creativity & Design: Speaker, Professor, and Author
Scenic / Industrial / Exhibit / Production / Theme Park Design

Rob is a multi-disciplinary artist, designer, speaker, professor, and author of The Art of Scenic Design: A Practical Guide to the Creative Process. From designing everything from theme parks to stained glass, Rob has assimilated his experiences as a designer into being an instructor on and researcher of the topic of creativity. His colloquium on creativity has been presented nationally and internationally and serves as a clarion call for students and educators to ‘elevate and celebrate’ creative intelligences in our students and at a time in history when those talents are more valuable than ever!

Rob has designed professionally in the areas of theatre, film, museum, and theme park venues. Avatar the Exhibition (museum exhibit) originally designed for Experience Music Project in Seattle toured in the U.S. and Canada for 3 years.

His designs have been seen onstage nationally at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Asolo Repertory Theatre (Sarasota, FL), Indiana Repertory Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Old Globe, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Studio Arena (Buffalo, NY), Children’s Theatre Company (Minneapolis, MN), Cleveland Play House, the MUNY – St. Louis, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre (Atlanta), Barrington Stage, Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, and American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco.

He is in his 14th year of teaching at Washington University having relocated to St. Louis following 3 years as an Assistant Professor in Scenic Design at the University of Washington in Seattle.