Emeritus Professional Associate Staff
Terry Cobb designed the lighting for the Theatre Department's
main stage productions over 31 years. Educated at Auburn
University (B.A.) and Humboldt State University (M.A. and M.F.A.),
Terry often designs sound and occasionally sets or costumes.
He has designed lighting for over 90 productions at UMBC and
over 200 productions in total. He served as production engineer
for most of the department's Shakespeare on Wheels productions,
including Hamlet and The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Mr. Cobb was associate artist of the Maryland Stage Company
and designed the lighting for 11 of the company's productions.
He designed sets, lights, and sound for the MSC Beckett Trio
(Not I, That Time, Ohio Impromptu)
which performed in Strasbourg, France and the Beckett Trio (Play,
That Time, Ohio Impromptu) which performed
in Berlin, Germany. His work was seen at the Kennedy Center
for the fifth time in the Theatre Department's ACTF production
of Las Meninas in 2011. He designed the lighting for Eugene
O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten, The Glass Menageria
, Two By Barrie (The New Word and The Old Lady Shows Her Medals by J.M. Barrie) and Or, at Rep Stage,
in Columbia, MD. Terry designed the HCC Arts Collective production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in August of 2011.
He served as technical director for the Baltimore
International Theatre Festival in 1981. He teaches light and
sound design and computer assisted drafting.
B.A. Theatre, Auburn University
M.A. Lighting Design/Technical Direction, Humboldt State University
M.F.A. Lighting/Costume Design, Humboldt State University