Theatre Department

Scott Boyd

Director of Theatre
Professor
Head of Design

Contact:

Box 43, BDA 212
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Voice: (615) 898-5606
Fax: (615) 898-5826
E-mail: sboyd@mtsu.edu



Scott is Professor of Theatre at Middle Tennessee State University where he is the Head of the Design program. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatrical Design and Technical Production from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. While there, Scott studied under world-renown designer Andreas Nomikos, and four-time Tony award winner Patricia Zipprodt. Scott has extensive design and technical production experience on the community, educational, and professional levels of theatre. Especially notable productions include the Chocolate Soldier for the National Opera Company and Camelot's Ruby and Empire Gas for the Lost Tribe Theatre Company (NYC) and Shirtwaist and Sus Manos for the Flying Fig Theatre Company (NYC). He has acted as a theatre consultant for many community, educational, and regional theatre across the Southeast. Scott is a nine-time finalist for the First Night Award for outstanding theatre design and a three-time winner for his designs of The Tempest and The Tide Shall Cover the Earth. Scott served as the resident designer/technical director for the Nashville Children's Theatre for five years and spent nine years on the faculty of Austin Peay State University before joining the faculty at Middle Tennessee State University in 2004.


Courses Taught:

  • THEA-2110 - Stagecraft
  • THEA-3300 - Scenic Design
  • THEA-3310 - Technical Drawing for Arts & Entertainment
  • THEA-4300 - Advanced Scenic Design
  • THEA-4390 - Topics in Scenic Design