Kirk Domer is the Chairperson and Professor of Scene Design at Michigan State University. He received his BA from Ashland University and MFA in Scene Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His book entitled Collaboration in Theatre about the collaboration process between director and designer, co-written with colleague Rob Roznowski was released for publication with Palgrave Macmillan. in 2017, Kirk received the MSU Outstanding Supervisor Award. In 2019, Kirk received the College of Arts & Letters Paul Varg Award.
Kirk is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 and has designed scenery, projections and props throughout the country. Some highlights include Arthur Seelen Theatre, Stages Repertory Theatre, Eastman Opera, Mercury Opera, The Ohio Light Opera, City Lit Theatre, Mitch Albom Productions, Williamston Theatre, Jewish Ensemble Theatre, Performance Network, Stormfield Theatre, BoarsHead Theater, The Madison Repertory Theatre, Summer Circle Theatre, Riverwalk Theatre, Wharton Center, MSU Theatre, MSU Opera Theatre, and Make*a*Circus. His scene design for Mitch Albom’s play Ernie, a theatrical tribute to Detroit’s Ernie Harwell, has been running for six years throughout the state of Michigan and Florida.