Robert E. Copley, Jr.
Production Manager, Connecticut Repertory Theatre
Summer 2002 Robert assisted Gary English in the scenic design of the world premeir Flattery Will Get You… for the Connecticut Repertory Theatre. Before coming to the University of Connecticut, Robert received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He was the first place recipient in the Barbizon Graduate Scene Design Competition at the Region 5 American College Theatre Festival two years running for his designs of Three Sisters and All’s Well That Ends Well. He has also worked at such places as The Santa Fe Opera and the Tony Award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival. While at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Robert was awarded the Gene Chesley Memorial Design Award for his efforts in assisting Charles O’Connor in scenic design for its 1999 summer season.