Aaron Benson

Aaron Benson (SCENIC DESIGNER) is a Scenic Designer and Theatre Educator whose most recent designs include Cleveland Public Theater’s American Falls,  and Ancestra, The Beck Center’s productions of Forever Plaid and ‘night Mother, Dobama’s Superior Donuts and The Aliens, and Playhouse Square’s The Santaland Diaries. He also designed Cleveland State University’s productions of Miss Julie, Bus Stop, The Emperor’s New Clothes, and five others. Prior to arriving in Northeast Ohio, Aaron was the Faculty Scenic Designer and Technical Director for Fullerton College in Fullerton, California for three years. His designs for Fullerton included Julius Caesar, Hair and Cyrano de Bergerac, as well as many others. He also worked at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in many capacities, from Assistant Scenic Designer to Technical Director, between the 2004-2009 seasons. Aaron holds his M.F.A. in Scenic Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.