Certified, Pasadena Playhouse, 1954. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Georgia, 1961. Master of Fine Arts, Tulane University, 1963.
Doctor of Philosophy, Tulane University, 1970.
Designer, San Antonio Little Theatre, 1957-1959; graduate assistant, Tuland U., New Orleans, 1961-1964; director of theatre, Jewish Community Center, New Orleans, 1962-1964; assistant professor, University of California, Davis, 1964-1965; associate professor, U. Toledo, 1965-1972; associate professor, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1972-1981; professor, S.W. Texas State University, San Marcos, since 1981. Artist in residence Parson's College, Fairfield, Iowa, summer 1964. Adjudicator American College Theatre Association, 1977-1981.
Organizer Design Texas exhibit, since 1982. With United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (instructor master class, co-chairman design Texas exhibit for state chapter since 1981), Texas Ednl.
Theatre Association, Southwest Theatre Association, Golden Key, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Psi Omega.
Married Barbara Jean Derryberry, September 16, 1957. Children: Sharon, Robert, Michelle, Michael, Sean.