Associate Professor of Theatre and Lighting Designer
BS Design Technology, Northwestern State University
MFA Lighting Design, University of Virginia
Assistant Professor of lighting design
Hired August 2012
R. B. “Mickie” Marie
Originally from Louisiana, Mickie received his Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Lighting Design from the University of Virginia. Since 2011, Mickie has been designing professionally for various companies in the Midwest, including several nationally recognized theatres in the Chicago area. Some recent credits include professional designs such as Sylvia with Williams Street Rep, Dead Man Walking with the Piven Theatre Workshop, and The Merchant of Venice with Cardinal Stage Company. He also frequently designs in the department production season with recent credits including Shrek, Parade, and Damn Yankees.