Tom Watson

Scenic Designer - King Lear

Tom Watson is an Associate Professor in the School of Film and Photography and the resident scene designer for Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. Originally from the Denver area, Tom received his BFA in Theatre at the University of Idaho and his MFA in Design and Theatre Technology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has also worked as an actor, director, scene designer, lighting designer, and technical director at various theatres across the country including the Arrowrock Lyceum Theatre, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Idaho Repertory Theatre, Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Champlain Shakespeare Festival, Montana Ballet Company, Country Dinner Playhouse, and Boulder Dinner Theatre. Tom co-directing the documentary about Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Bard in the Backcountry, which aired on PBS.

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