Bachelor of Science in Education, Tufts University, 1951. Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Yale University, 1959.
Art director Windsor Mount School, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1951-1955. Professor Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1959-1999, chair, 1986-1995.
Board directors Bardavon Opera House, Poughkeepsie, since 1995, Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center With United States Marine Corps, 1943-1945. Member United Scenic Artist American.
Married Mary Elizabeth Meeker, August 9, 1962. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Thaddeus Stefan.