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Curtis Phillips ( received an MFA in Scenic Design from the University of Wisconsin Madison where he studied under Joe Varga.  Professional theatre credits include produced designs for Off-Off Broadway for the Mint Theatre Co and the American Globe Theatre as well as Off-Broadway for the Signature Theatre, Musical Theatre Works and Manhattan Class Company. 


Curtis has also acted as the resident and guest designer for regional theatre across the country including The Duluth Playhouse, University of MN Opera, Theatre Cedar Rapids, Bristol Valley Theatre, Chautauqua Theatre Company and Cumberland County Playhouse where he designed the first licensed production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.  Curtis has also taught set design and painting at UW - Madison, SUNY Fredonia and Edgewood College.


Curtis is now an Associate Professor/Set Designer at the University of MN Duluth.

Curtis Phillips

Scenic Design


Sample of Design Work

Straight Plays


Renderings, Models, and Sketches

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Student Work

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