SHANNON ROBERT (Set Designer) serves on the design faculty at Clemson University, and is a proud member of USA 829. She received the M.F.A. in scene design from Florida State University and studied at the Moscow Art Theatre Conservatory in 1991. Shannon was director of theatre and head of design at William Carey University and serves as a member of the Hollins University M.F.A. Playwriting Faculty (in the area of design). She served KCACTF as Region IV design chair, regional vice chair, and on national design committees. Shannon served on the board of directors and executive committee of SETC. She managed the paint/craft departments of The Spoon Group Productions in NJ/NY, and fabricated props/paint- ed for the Broadway productions of The Grinch, Grease, Xanadu, Legally Blonde, Inherit the Wind, The Pirate Queen, Coram Boy, The Color Purple, Jersey Boys, Spamalot, and Hairspray. With Technical Theatre Solutions, she painted for the national tours of Cinderella, In The Heights, and Mamma Mia. She has designed for Cincinnati Shakespeare, Salt Lake City Acting Company, The Tennessee Williams Festival (Provincetown), Actor’s Express, Mill Mountain Theatre, Brian Clowdus Experiences, New Stage Theatre, Auburn University, Texas Tech University Theatre, Middle Tennessee State University Theatre, Southern Arena Theatre, University of Southern Mississippi, The Peace Center (Gala) and the University of West Georgia. Shannon was the Associate Artistic Director and Scene Designer in Residence for The Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC. She received 2014 and 2016 Suzi Bass Awards for best set design for a musical for Mary Poppins and In the Heights.
**Member of United Scenic Artists