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 work has been seen onstage at the Denver Center Theatre Company, National Theatre Conservatory, Theatre Aspen, Indiana Festival Theatre, Curious Theatre Company and others. Recently, he was a Chicago-based freelance designer working with other designers on museum and theatre projects at companies such as: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Glimmerglass Festival, Mark Taper Forum, George Street Playhouse, Portland Center Stage, Signature Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Syracuse Stage and Long Wharf Theatre. Previously he was the resident scenic design associate at the Denver Center Theatre Company, where he worked on more than 40 productions with nationally known designers. Some of the other companies he has worked with include: Santa Fe Opera, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and Hope Summer Repertory Theatre. Reuben is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.