Professor of Theater/Lighting Design
Office: Room 2032 – Communications Building
Office Telephone Number: 618-453-5741
MFA Theater Design and Technology, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Lighting Design, Sound Design, Structural Design for Theatre, Stagecraft, Technical Direction, Drafting for the Theater, Computer Aided Design
Research and Creative Interests:
Lighting Design, Human physiological and psychological response to light, Sustainability methods and practice for theatrical production.
Professor Varns is Professor of Theater, Director of Graduate Studies and Resident Lighting Designer. A graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Mark has worked with the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Sacramento Theater Co., Utah Shakespearean Festival, The Black Rep of St. Louis, New Harmony Theatre,