Associate Professor, Scene Design
Program Director, Design and Technology
United Scenic Artists – IATSE Local 829
Robert Klingelhoefer brings to the program more than 35 years of experience as a professional designer. He has designed many productions at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA where from 1987 to 2008 he was the Resident Designer and where recent work includes Les Miserables, Arsenic & Old Lace and Good People.
Prof. Klingelhoefer has previously been Resident Designer for the Contemporary American Theatre Festival in West Virginia, and the Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre and Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, both in New York City. His work has been seen nationwide for companies including the Walnut Street Theatre, Capital Repertory Theatre, the Asolo Theatre, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, and the New York State Theatre Institute among many others.
Internationally he has had productions performed at the International Festival of Experimental Theatre in Cairo, Egypt, and the Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
He has been an adjunct faculty member or guest artist at many academic institutions, including Elizabethtown College (PA), Washington College (MD), Dickinson College (PA), The University of Tennessee, Montclair State College (NJ) and The University of South Carolina.
Prof. Klingelhoefer has been a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829 since 1983.