Ron Keller is so pleased to design again for Knoxville audiences and to finally collaborate with Paul Barnes! His last works at CBT were Amadeus and A Flea in Her Ear. Ron is the Chair of Theatre at Virginia Commonwealth University where he has taught award winning students for 32 years. He is a proud recipient of a Kennedy Center Medallion for his work with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and also a recipient of the VCUarts Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award. Ron has designed scenery for more than 200 productions  and for theatres around the country including the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, Virginia Repertory Theatre, Theatre Virginia, Virginia Opera, Famous Door Theatre, Swine Palace Productions, New Millennium Studios, Berryhill Studios, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Ohio Shakespeare Festival, Porthouse Theatre, Heritage Repertory Theatre, Quill Theatre, Cumberland County Playhouse and, of course, the Clarence Brown Theatre. Internationally he designed for The Eugene Ionesco Theater in Kishinev, Moldova, and his designs for The Heidi Chronicles were seen by audiences in Shanghai and Beijing. He is a design collaborator to David L Robbins, playwright and novelist.