D. Glen Vanderbilt, Jr.200

Professor of Theatre


B.A., Heidelberg College
M.F.A., Northwestern University


Glen Vanderbilt Jr., M.F.A., Northwestern University, has designed, directed or acted in over 300 productions in professional, regional, and university theatres. He is a member of the United Scenic Artists, U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology, and the Ohio Theatre Alliance. He currently teaches the stagecraft and design courses. He has been on the design faculty of the Interlochen National Arts Camp and designed for the BalletMet, Boston Publick Theatre, C.A.T.C.O., Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Columbus Dance Theatre, Hong Kong Repertory, and Cleveland Playhouse.

Areas of Interest / Expertise

  • Technical theatre
  • Theatrical design
  • Directing
  • Theatre planning
  • Computer graphics, digital imaging, CAD, and 3D modeling
  • Digital video production

Publications / Presentations

Professional theatre design work at venues including CATCO (Contemporary American Theatre Company), Columbus Children’s Theatre, Otterbein College Theatre and Dance Department, Boston Publick Theatre, and The Cleveland Play House.

Contact Info


Chappelear Drama Center #110
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3847
E dgvander@owu.edu