Curtis Phillips received an MFA in Scenic Design from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Professional theatrical design credits include produced designs for Off-Off Broadway for The Mint Theatre Company and the American Globe as well as Off-Broadway for the Signature Theatre, Musical Theatre Works, and Manhattan Class Company in New York City.  

Curtis has also acted as a resident and guest designer for regional theaters across the country, including The Duluth Playhouse, University of MN Opera Theatre, Theatre Cedar Rapids, Bristol Valley Theatre, Chautauqua Theatre Company and Cumberland County Playhouse where he designed the first licensed production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Curtis Has also taught Set Design and Scenic Painting at UW-Madison, Edgewood College and SUNY-Fredonia.

 Curtis is the Associate Professor/Set Designer in the Department of Theatre the University of MN Duluth