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Department Chair

Professor of Theatre


Education

  • M.F.A., University of Mississippi

Teaching Specialties

  • Stagecraft
  • Stage Lighting
  • Theatre History

Research Interests

  • Theatre History
  • Theatre Architecture and Technology

Affiliations

  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education
  • Theatre Communications Group
  • National Association of Theatre

Biography

Bob received his M.F.A. degree in theatre design and technology from the University of Mississippi in 1980. Since his employment at ASU in 1993, he has served as Technical Director, Director of Theatre, and presently Department Chair. He teaches Stagecraft, Motion Picture Appreciation, Theatre Management, and Theatre Appreciation. Bob has designed professionally for the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and various theatres in Branson, Missouri.

Bobby Simpson


Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2037
F: (870) 972-2830


Office

Building: Fowler Center
Room: 158H



Alternative Contact

Kay Veara
P: (870) 972-2037
kveara@astate.edu