Robert Mark Morgan

Robert Mark Morgan

Teaching Professor of Drama
Director of the Beyond Boundaries Program
MFA, San Diego State University
research interests:
  • Scenic Design
  • Creativity
  • Design-Thinking
  • Human-centered Design
  • Interdisciplinary Education

contact info:

office hours:

  • ​By Appointment

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1052
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Robert Mark Morgan is a nationally recognized designer, author, and director of interdisciplinary program called the Beyond Boundaries Program at Washington University in St. Louis. As director of this unique program, Rob has the opportunity to work with a select group of students who desire to collaborate across disciplines and interact with multiple schools and departments.

He is in his 12th year of teaching at Washington University having relocated to St. Louis following 3 years as an Assistant Professor in Scenic Design at the University of Washington in Seattle.  

He has designed professionally in the areas of theatre, film, museum, and theme park venues.  Avatar the Exhibition (museum exhibit) originally designed for Experience Music Project in Seattle toured in the U.S. and Canada for 3 years. His designs have been seen onstage nationally at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Asolo Repertory Theatre (Sarasota, FL), Indiana Repertory Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Old Globe, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Studio Arena (Buffalo, NY), Childrens Theatre Company (Minneapolis, MN), Cleveland Play House, the MUNY - St. Louis, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre (Atlanta), Barrington Stage, Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, and American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco.

Performing Arts Department Contact Information:


PHONE: 314-935-5943



CB 1108


ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

The Art of Scenic Design: A Practical Guide to the Creative Process

The Art of Scenic Design: A Practical Guide to the Creative Process