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theater educator

Robert Neil Schmidt, American theater educator. Member United Scenic Artists American, University Resident Theatre Association (board directors since 1995).

Background

Schmidt, Robert Neil was born on December 2, 1954 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Son of Alan Neil and Shirlet Louise (Cook) Schmidt.

Education

Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, 1976;Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1979.

Career

Scenographer, Danmarks Radio-television, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1976-1977;associate scenic designer, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Cleveland, 1977-1979;associate scenic designer, Denver Center Theatre Company, 1979-1981;associate professor, designer, University Texas, Austin, since 1982. Consultant Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, since 1981. Panelist National Public Radio, 1987.

Scenic design commissioner United States Institute Theatre Technology, 1989-1990.

Works

Membership

Member United Scenic Artists American, University Resident Theatre Association (board directors since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: martial arts.

Connections

Married Penny Marie Linstad, August 10, 1974. Children: Neil, Emily.

father:
Alan Neil Schmidt

mother:
Shirlet Louise (Cook) Schmidt

spouse:
Penny Marie Linstad

child:
Neil Schmidt

child:
Emily Schmidt