Assistant Professor - Scenic Design
M.F.A., Scenic Design from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
M.A., Theatre with emphasis in Scenic Design, Kansas State University, 2005
B.S., Theatre from Kansas State University, 2003
Reuben's professional website can be seen at: www.reubenlucas.com
Reuben has a varied professional design portfolio, which includes designs for theatre and museum exhibits. His designs have been seen onstage at the Denver Center Theatre Company, National Theatre Conservatory, Theatre Aspen, Indiana Festival Theatre, Curious Theatre Company and others. Prior to heading the graduate scenic design program at Indiana University, he was a Chicago-based freelance designer assisting other designers on museum and theatre projects at various national companies. Additionally, he was the resident scenic design associate at the Denver Center Theatre Company for a number of seasons. Some other companies he has worked with include: Santa Fe Opera, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and Hope Summer Repertory Theatre. Reuben received his MFA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.