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Department of Music and Theatre

Jacob Brown, MFA

Scenic Design

Jacob Brown is a scenic designer from Bakersfield, CA. He has designed scenery for 35 productions for theaters throughout the state of California. He received a BA in Theater from California State University, Bakersfield and is a graduate of Ohio University with his MFA in Scenic Design. Jacob has worked with theatre companies across the nation, film and television studios and live events internationally. Jacob’s goal is to extend theater to communities across the globe, bringing varied socioeconomic groups the opportunity to come together and share collaborative artistic expression. This goal is what makes the long hours short, the experiences grand, and the friendships endearing.

Portrait of Jacob Brown, MFA
Virtual Office Hours

Monday 2pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday 2pm to 3:30pm

via Zoom Meeting 
Meeting ID: 857 2389 4826  
Email instructor at least one hour before to schedule appointment and to receive passcode.
Course Instruction


  • THEA 110 Intro to Theatre
  • THEA 170 Foundations of Design
  • THEA 322 Costume Crafts/Stage Props
  • THEA 398 Special Topics: LGBTQ+