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Associate Professor



Paul joins the Theatre faculty at CMU from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Paul is a scenic and lighting designer for theatre, musical theatre, dance and opera.


Recent Scholarship

​Vanya, Sonia, Masha & Spike: Lighting Design, Warehouse Theatre: Greenville, SC; The Realistic Joneses: Scenic & Lighting Design, PURE Theatre: Charleston, SC; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark: Lighting Design, College of Charleston.​​

More about Paul Collins

MFA (Theatre Arts): 2011, University of Iowa
BFA (Theatre Design & Production): 1996, University of Michigan

Courses Taught

• Scenic Design
• Lighting Design
• Stagecraft