Rhett Bryson is a highly respected scene designer who has been at Furman for more than 40 years. He was a theatre major at Florida State University and performed for two seasons at the Asolo Theatre Festival in Sarasota, Fla. As a graduate student at the University of Georgia, he designed scenery and lights for the summer rep production program. ​​

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Introduction to Theatre

Script analysis, dramatic structure, production styles, introductory overview of acting, directing, design, and technical elements of production. Participation in some phase of play production (backstage or onstage) or a creative project is part of the course.



Technical theatre nomenclature, tools, materials, rigging, scene painting and standard construction techniques for standard theatrical scenery.


Scene Design

Exploration of theatrical perspective drawing techniques. Analysis, research and execution of selected scenic design projects. Completion of ART-111, 113 or 124 helpful, but not required.


Lighting Design

Introduction to the history and practice of theatrical lighting design, including basic electricity, instruments, control, analysis, research and execution of design projects.

I am committed to helping undergraduate theatre arts students move toward becoming theatre artists.

Rhett Bryson is a performing magician. He was recently named the offical magician of the Greenville Drive baseball team.

  • The Winter's Tale (2013)
  • Doubt, a parable (2013)
  • Circle Mirror Transformation (2012)
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2011)
  • The Children's Hour (2012)
  • Lysistrata (2011)
  • As You Like It (2009)
  • Moonchildren​ (2005)
  • Doubt, a parable (2013)
  • Beyond Therapy (2012)
  • This is How It Goes (2010)
  • The Bald Soprano & The American Dream (2010)
  • The Good Doctor (2007)
  • An Evening with Ives (2006)
  • An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf (2006)
  • Oleanna (2005)
  • Twisted Tales from Shakespeare (2003)
  • Harvey (2000)
* All productions were held at Furman unless otherwise noted.
The University of Georgia
Florida State University

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