Terry Cobb

Terry Cobb, a white person with short, grey hairEmeritus Professional Associate Staff


B.A. Theatre, Auburn University
M.A. Lighting Design/Technical Direction, Humboldt State University
M.F.A. Lighting/Costume Design, Humboldt State University

Pronouns: He/Him

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.

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