Faculty & Staff

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Anthony R. Phelps, MFA

  • Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts, College of Liberal Arts Faculty/Designer/Technical Director
  • Telephone: 617.287.5640
  • Office Location: M-2-0617

Areas of Expertise

Set Design, Lighting Design


MFA Scenic Design, Minnesota State University at Mankato

Additional Information

Primary position (Professor, Associate Prof, etc.) Assistant Professor

Anthony teaches classes focusing in Design and Technology for Theatre and is also the resident scenic and lighting designer for a theatre program at UMass Boston.  He holds an MFA in Scenic and Lighting Design for Theatre from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a BA in theatre from St. Cloud State University.  Anthony has taught for over 10 years at several universities including Emerson College, University of Kentucky and Bradley University.  While teaching Anthony has remained active as a freelance scenic and lighting designer and scenic artist, his work has been seen at The Nora Theatre, Boston Playwright’s Theatre, Boston Children’s Theatre, The Publick Theatre in Boston, New England Conservatory, Providence Black Rep, Central City Opera, and Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria, MN.  In addition to theatre, Anthony’s film credits include: GROWN UPS 2, HERE COMES THE BOOM, THAT’S MY BOY, THE DEPARTED, THE WOMEN, and MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL.  Anthony is a member of United Scenic Artists, IATSE and USITT.