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Southern Oregon University

Theatre Teacher Training Faculty

Scenic Design for Master of Theatre Studies

William Bloodgood is well known in American regional theatres. His work has been seen in many, including the Arena Stage in Washington, DC, Arizona Theatre Company, the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Alley Theatre in Houston, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis, the Denver Center Theatre Company, the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Kansas City Rep, the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, Portland Center Stage, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, and Studio Arena Theatre in Buffalo, as well as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon where he has designed the scenery for 150 productions. He has complemented his work in theatre with experience in interior design, space planning, display, and graphic design. Awards and honors include the Bay Area Critics Circle, Drama-Logue Magazine, and the Garland Awards in Los Angeles. In 2002 he was honored in Oregon with a Governor's Award for the Arts.

Bill is a member of United Scenic Artists. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA(1973), and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Design from the Pennsylvania State University (1976), where he received a Graduate School Fellowship in 1975.

View photographs of some of Bill's scenic designs at his website.

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