Steve Schepker


Anzalone Hall 110-4
(985) 549-3699

Steve Schepker is a Professor of Theatre at Southeastern Louisiana University where he oversees scenic and lighting design for all theatre productions. Professor Schepker's classroom teaching includes Introduction to Theatre, Stagecraft, Scenic Design, Lighting Design, and Play Production courses.

Baby Doll
Baby Doll by Tennessee Williams
Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
Scenic Design
January 2019


His work outside of SLU includes scenery and lighting design for The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company, Le Petit Theatre, the NOLA Project, the Marigny Ballet, Pensacola Opera, Shreveport Opera, Pine Mountain Music Festival and the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival. He also designed television sets for WYES and WLAE in New Orleans and the Southeastern Channel.    

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim
SLU Opera/Theatre Program
Scenic Design and Technical Direction

Most recently, Steve has received a Big Easy Award for Best Set Design for Baby Doll at Le Petit. At Southeastern, he was awarded the Southeastern Louisiana University President's Award for Artistic Excellence. He has also received multiple American College Theatre Festival Excellence in Design Awards for both scenery and lighting. Professor Schepker holds an MFA in Scenic Design and Lighting Design from Western Illinois University and a BS in Theatre and Mass Communication from Lindenwood University.

Flood City

Flood City by Gabrielle Reisman
The NOLA Project
Scenic Design and Technical Direction
August 2016






 Updated 9/19/22