RobertKlingelhoeferScenicDesign
ROBERT KLINGELHOEFER
402 Lakeview Estates  Morgantown, WV 26508  
Email: Robert.Klingelhoefer@mail.wvu.edu
Website: www.robertklingelhoefer.com

SCENIC DESIGNER - United Scenic Artists, Local 829

TEACHING

School of Theatre & Dance – West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
http://theatre,wvu.edu
Associate Professor of Scenic Design
Director of the Design & Technology Program    2005 - Present
Courses Taught:
THET322 Scene Design
THET323 Advanced Scene Design
THET622 Graduate Scene Design
THET623 Graduate Advanced Scene Design
THET330 Rendering Techniques
THET321 Stage Properties
THET428 Scene Painting
THET725 Portfolio Development


RESIDENT DESIGNER CREDITS

Contemporary American Theatre Festival Shepherdstown, WV
www.catf.org
Artistic Director: Ed Herendeen
Resident Designer  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
INANA by Michelle Lowe / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2010
LIDLESS by Francis Ya-Chu Cowhig / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2010
BREADCRUMBS by Jennifer Haley / dir: Laura Kepley / 2010   (World Premiere)
THE EELWAX JESUS 3D POP MUSIC SHOW by Sellars & Baker / dir: Max Baker / 2010  (World Premiere)

YANKEE TAVERN by Steven Dietz / dir: Liesl Tommy / 2009    
FARRAGUT NORTH by Beau Willimon / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2009
FIFTY WORDS by Michael Weller / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2009
THE HISTORY OF LIGHT (World Premiere) by Eisa Davis / dir: Liesl Tommy / 2009

THE OVERWHELMING by J.T. Rogers / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2008        
PIG FARM by Greg Kotis / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2008
STICK FLY by Lydia Diamond / dir: Liesl Tommy / 2008
A VIEW OF THE HARBOR (World Premiere) by Richard Dresser / dir: Charles Towers / 2008

1001 by Jason Grote / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2007
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS by Richard Dresser / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2007
LONESOME HOLLOW (World Premiere) by Lee Blessing / dir: Hal Brooks / 2007
MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE by Rachel Corrie & Alan Rickman / dir: Ed Herendeen / 2007

The Fulton Opera House  Lancaster, PA   
www.fultontheatre.org
Artistic Director: Michael Mitchell
Resident Designer  1988- 2009    
0ver 100 Productions notably including:

THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT”S WOMAN  (World Premiere)  2003
Adapted by Mark Healey from the novel by John Fowles
Directed by Kate Saxon from London’s Shared Experience Theatre Company

A CHRISTMAS CAROL  (World Premiere adaptation)  2001
Music by Ron Barnett  Book by Barry Kornhouser
Directed by Eric Johnson

CYRANO  (World Premiere adaptation)  2000
Adapted by Barry Kornhouser
Directed by Michael Mitchell

SECRET GARDEN / dir: Michael Mitchell / 2004
RAGTIME / dir: Robin McKercher / 2004
THE HOT MIKADO / dir: Marc Robin / 2004
TAPDANCER / dir: Kathleen Collins / 1994
A SHAYNA MAIDEL / dir: Margaret Booker / 1992
MISS EVER'S BOYS / dir: Ron Nakahara / 1993

Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre  New York   
www.jeancocteaurep.org
Founder: Eve Adamson
Resident Designer 1997-2004
Over 15 Productions notably including:

MOTHER COURAGE  World Premiere        1997
Directed by Robert Hupp
World Premiere of Eric Bentley version with Darius Milhaud score

THE CURE AT TROY  New York Premiere   1997
By Nobel Poet Seamus Heaney
Directed by Robert Hupp

THE WILD DUCK / dir: Eve Adamson / 2003
UNCLE VANYA / dir: Eve Adamson / 2002
OEDIPUS REX / dir: Eve Adamson / 2001
MEDEA / dir: Eve Adamson / 2000
EDWARD II / dir: Karen Lordi / 2000
THE BALCONY / dir: Eve Adamson / 1999
CAESAR & CLEOPATRA / dir: Robert Hupp / 1998
MAJOR BARBARA / dir: Robert Hupp / 1996

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre New York    
www.panasianrep.org
Artistic Director: Tisa Chang
Resident Designer 1993-1997
11 Productions including:

CAMBODIA AGONISTES   World Premiere   1992  (also designed projections)
Book by Ernest Abuba  Music by Louis Stewart
Directed By Tisa Chang
This Musical Theatre Epic about the Cambodian Holocaust toured the United States extensively
including extended runs in Philadelphia and Boston, was invited to the International Festival of
Experimental Theatre in Cairo, Egypt, and played at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg., South Africa.

TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON / dir: Ron Nakahara / 2000
SHANGHAI LIL'S / dir: Tisa Chang / 1997
PRIVATE LIVES / dir: Ron Nakahara / 1995        
YELLOW FEVER / dir: Andrew Tsao / 1994
WILDERNESS / dir: Lilli Liang / 1994
AND THE SOUL SHALL DANCE / dir: Kati Kuroda / 1989



OTHER NEW YORK CREDITS

Phoenix Theater Ensemble
THE TRIAL / dir: Eve Adamson / 2005
WOLFPIT / dir: Robert Hupp / 2006

Westside Theatre
THE BEST OF FRIENDS / dir: William Partlan / 1993
Transferred to Off-Broadway from Minneapolis’ Cricket Theatre

The Acting Company
LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST / dir: Paul Giovanni / 1989
Redesigned with director from Shakespeare Theatre production for the Acting Company Tour

Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre                 
8 Productions including:
SENORA CARRAR'S RIFLES / dir: Alejandro Quintana / 1988
Directed by a member of the Berliner Ensemble

CHINESE CHARADE / dir: Suzanna Tubert / 1989
CONVERSATION AMONG THE RUINS / dir: Alejandra Guitterez / 1988



OTHER REGIONAL CREDITS    

Walnut Street Theatre  Philadelphia, PA
THE ECLECTIC SOCIETY / dir: Ed Herendeen /         2010

Capital Repertory Theatre  Albany, NY
THE UNDERPANTS / dir: Michael Haney / 2007

New York State Theatre Institute  Troy, NY   
YOURS, ANNE / dir: Michael Phillip Davis / 2009
SHERLOCK'S SECRET LIFE / dir: Clinton Atkinson / 1997
HEIDI / dir: Ron Nakahara / 1993
DRAGONWINGS / dir: Ron Nakahara / 1998

Asolo Theatre Company  Sarasota, FL                 
LOVE LETTERS / dir: Pamela Berlin / 1993
REMEMBRANCE / dir: Terence Lamude / 1992
MACBETH / dir: Chris Coleman / 1991

Clarence Brown Theatre Knoxville, TN
THE MATCHMAKER / dir: Michael Fontaine / 1998

Texas Shakespeare Festival  Kilgore, TX          
1999 & 2000 Seasons   4 productions in repertory per season
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA / dir: Tom Whitaker
ANTONY & CLEOPATRA / dir: Eve Adamson
THE MISER / dir: Tom Arthur
THE FANTASTICKS / dir: David Fuller
A WINTER’S TALE / dir: Eve Adamson
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL / dir: Paul Gaffney
REVOCO / dir: Joe Graves
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF / dir: Stephen Terrell        

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center  Waterford, CT          
National Playwright's Conference 1997  Scenic Designer (Renderer)
Conceptual discussion with playwrights and created visualization of 15 new plays.

Cricket Theatre  Minneapolis, MN                   
MR. WILLIAMS AND MISS WOOD / dir: William Partlan / 1992
THE BEST OF FRIENDS (American Premiere) dir: William Partlan / 1991
READY FOR THE RIVER / dir: William Partlan / 1991
MARVIN'S ROOM / dir: William Partlan / 1991

Shakespeare Theatre at the Folger   Washington, DC  
LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST / dir: Paul Giovanni / 1987



THEATRE FOR YOUTH

Childsplay   Phoenix, AZ
THE NEVERENDING STORY / dir: Anthony Runfola / 2009
SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL / dir: David Saar / 2004
CYRANO (Co-production with Arizona State University) dir: David Saar / 2002
POWER PLAY (Remount of Fulton Opera House production) dir: Eric Johnson / 2003

Imagination Stage  Bethesda, MD
CALISTO 5 / dir: Eric Johnson / 2005
PETITE ROUGE / dir: Michael Bobbit / 2005
LIANG AND THE MAGIC PAINTBRUSH / dir: Eric Johnson / 2004



OPERA

Yale School of Music  New Haven, CT
BURNING BRIGHT (World Premiere) dir: Nick Mangano / 1993                   

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts  San Francisco, CA
WUORNOS (World Premiere) dir: Joe Graves / 2002



INDUSTRIAL

Armstrong World Industries        FLOOR CONVENTION        Orlando, FL      1992

Amish Country Enterprises        AMISH EXPERIENCE THEATRE   Bird-in-Hand, PA    1995        
                         

UNIVERSITY

West Virginia University  Morgantown, WV / Faculty
THE GRAPES OF WRATH / dir: Jerry McGonigle / 2010
THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE / dir: Phillip Beck / 2009
URINETOWN / dir: Lee Blair / 2009
DYING CITY / dir: LEE Blair / 2008
MEASURE FOR MEASURE / dir: Nona Gerard / 2005
A PIECE OF MY HEART / dir: Theresa Davis / 1998

Dickinson College   Carlisle, PA / Guest Artist
8 productions including:
THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE / dir: Karen Lordi / 2004
JULIUS CAESAR / dir: Karen Lordi / 2003
HAMLET / dir: Karen Lordi / 2002

Elizabethtown College   Elizabethtown, PA / Adjunct Professor
Taught Spring Semester Course        2001

Washington College   Chestertown, MD / Adjunct Professor
Taught Spring Semester Course         1998

Montclair State College    Montclair, NJ / Guest Artist
ANTIGONE / dir: Jeffrey Newman / 1990

University of South Carolina  Columbia, SC / Guest Artist/Adjunct Professor
5 productions including:
HAMLET / dir: Paul Giovanni / 1988