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Molly Rodabaugh

Title of Program: Themed Entertainment Design

E-mail Address: mrodabau@vols.utk.edu

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Year: Junior

Anticipated Graduation Date: Spring 2019

Description of Program: Themed Entertainment Design is the design of spaces that incorporate elements of storytelling. Examples of work in this field include theme park attraction design, museum exhibits, theatre set design, and other visitor attractions. My program focuses on cultivating my eye for design, my visual communication skills, as well as my ability to craft a narrative through courses in scenic design, drawing and painting, computer drafting, and creative writing.

Departmental Emphases: Art, Theatre Production Design

Faculty Mentor: Christopher Pickart, Associate Professor - Scenic Design

Plans after graduation (career, graduate/professional school, etc.): After graduation I plan to attend graduate school or find work in either theme park attraction design or theatre set design.

Other Academic Interests: Chinese (Mandarin)

Prior Enrollment at Other Colleges or Universities: I transferred from Pellissippi State Community College after earning my Associate of Science degree in Summer 2016.

Study Abroad: Summer 2016 - I studied for three weeks in Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin. In the future, I plan to study abroad in China.

Part-time employment; Hobbies; Campus Clubs/Activities: I am a member of Phi Theta Kappa. My hobbies include drawing, digital art, and writing.


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