Honorees


Kevin Adams

Kevin Adams 
Lighting Design - 2007 Honoree for Spring Awakening,
2009 Honoree for
Hair, 2010 Honoree for American Idiot 

Mr.Adams is a Lighting Designer and has won four Tony Awards for his work. His Broadway credits include: The Cher Show, Head Over Heels, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Terms of My Surrender, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, American Idiot, Everyday Rapture, The 39 Steps (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), Spring Awakening (Tony Award), Hair (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics noms.), Next to Normal (Tony nom.), Passing Strange, Take Me Out. Solo shows for John Leguizamo, Eve Ensler, Anna Deveare Smith, Eric Bogosian and Sandra Bernhard. Off-Broadway includes: The Scottsboro Boys, An Almost Holy Picture, Mr. Marmalade, The Mineola Twins (Lucille Lortel Award), Peter and Jerry, Some Men, and Betty's Summer Vacation
In 2002, he won an Obie for Sustained Excellence. 

See also:  http://www.ambermylar.com/Kevin_Adams/Welcome.html  

Bio as of June 2019


Theoni V. Aldredge

Theoni V. Aldredge
(born August 22, 1922 – died January 21, 2011)
Costume Design – 1970 Honoree for Peer Gynt, 1973 Honoree for Much Ado About Nothing, 1978 Honoree for On the 20th Century, 1984 Honoree for La Cage aux Folles

Ms. Aldredge’s, first Broadway costume design debut was in 1959, for Geraldine Page in Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth. For more than two decades, she worked on several musicals with Michael Bennett, and was producer Joseph Papp’s chief costume designer.

Among her select Broadway credits: Sweet Bird of YouthWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Anyone Can WhistleA Chorus LineThe Threepenny OperaAnnie (Tony Award), Barnum (Tony Award), 42nd StreetDreamgirlsLa Cage aux Folles (Tony Award) and Gypsy. Film credits: The Mirror Has Two FacesThe First Wives ClubAddams Family ValuesMoonstruckNetworkThe Rose and The Great Gatsby (Academy Award). Honors include the NYC Liberty Medal, Costume Guild Career Achievement Award, Theatre Hall of Fame (1986). Ms. Aldredge was the principal designer for NYSF, for more than 20 years.

​​​​​​​See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theoni_V._Aldredge

Bio as of June 2019


John Arnone

John Arnone
Scenic Design – 1992 Honoree for Pericles

M. Arnone was born in Dallas, Texas, and began his theatrical career as an actor later switching to design in 1976. His designs for Broadway include Turgenyev's Fortune's Fool, The Full Monty, Edward Albee's The GoatHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying directed by Des McAnuff, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992Sacrilege with Ellen Burstyn, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes PublicGreaseSex and Longing directed by Garland Wright, The Deep Blue Sea with Blythe Danner, Patio/PorchLone Star/Pvt. WarsMarlene, Minnelli on Minnelli, Gore Vidal's The Best Man and Arthur Miller's The Ride Down Mt. Morgan.
Mr. Arnone has received two Obies for outstanding excellence and sustained achievement in set designs and the Los Angeles Theater Critics, Dora Mavor Moore (aka Dora Award), Outer Critics Circle, American Theater Wing, Drama Desk and Tony Awards for The Who's Tommy, which was also was nominated for an Olivier award. Arnone's work has been seen at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Guthrie, ACT, the Globe and La Jolla Playhouse as well as in productions in London, Vienna, Frankfurt, Berlin and Prague. He has also designed productions of Albee's The Play About the Baby and Tiny Alice.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Arnone

Bio as of June 2019


Angelina Avallone

Angelina Avallone 
Special Citation – Makeup – 2007 Honoree for The Coast of Utopia

Ms. Avallone is a Make-up Designer, Her Broadway design credits include: The Addams Family, Rock of Ages, West Side Story (Revival), Bye Bye Bye Birdie, Dreamgirls (National Tour); Memphis, Gypsy (with Patti LuPone), 9 to 5 (Mark Taper Forum and Broadway), Young Frankenstein (Broadway and National Tour), The Little Mermaid, The Royal Family, After Miss Julie, Accent on Youth, Guys and Dolls(Revival), 33 Variations, Pal Joey, A Catered Affair, Minsky's (Pre-Broadway/Mark Taper Forum), Curtains, Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (Broadway and National Tour), Sunday In The Park With George, Company, Sweeney Todd, Dangerous Liaisons, The Ritz, Cymbeline, The Country Girl (Frances McDormand), The New Century, The Times They Are A-Changin', Curtains, The Pirate Queen, Company, The Pajama Game, Grey Gardens, 110 In The Shade, Awake and Sing!, Mambo King, Fame Becomes Me, The Light in the Piazza, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Apple Tree, The Odd Couple, The Color Purple (Broadway and National Tour), Lestat, In My Life, See What I Wanna See, The Pillowman, Julius Caesar, Henry IV, The Rivals, Belle Epoque, All Shook Up, Lennon, Sweet Charity, Seascape, Frozen, Bombay Dreams, Sixteen Wounded, Normal Heart, Dracula, Wonderful Town, The Caretaker, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, Little Shop of Horrors (Broadway and National Tour), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Broadway and National Tour), Enchanted April, Gypsy (with Bernadette Peters), Dance of the Vampires, The Boys from Syracuse, Joe Egg, Tartuffe, Kiss Me Kate (Broadway and National Tour), A Thousand Clowns, High Society, The Sound of Music, Ring Around the Moon, Honor, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Once Upon A Mattress
Other creative credits include designs for Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House, The New York Pops (25th Birthday Gala Benefit at Carnegie Hall), Camelot and Showboat at Carnegie Hall, ABT, BAM, City Opera, EOS Orchestra, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Roundabout Theatre Company, The Ravinia Festival, National Actors Theatre Company, Theatre for a New Audience, Second Stage Theatre, The Signature Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, The Papermill Playhouse, Yale Repertory Theatre, Pilobolus, Long Wharf Theatre Company, Rockabolus for Radio City Entertainment. ENCORES at City Center productions include: Damn Yankees, Gypsy, Stairway to Paradise, Follies, The Apple Tree and 70 Girls 70
TV and Commercials: Regis and Kelly, National Visa TV Commercial 2002 Imagination, Coca Cola Productions National Commercial, Tony Awards 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 (Erin Dilley and Jan Maxwell), 2006, CBS, Good Morning America, NBC Today Show, The Rosie Show, Queen Latifah Show, WBTV, Entertainment Tonight with Delta Burke, Drama Desk and Tony Awards with Patti LuPone. TV Commercials for the following Broadway productions, among others: Rock of Ages, 9 to 5, West Side Story, Young Frankenstein, Pajama Game, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dance of the Vampires with Michael Crawford, Wonderful Town with Donna Murphy and Brooke Shields, Sweet Charity, Mama Mia!, Lestat, Grey Gardens. Print: Vanity Fair, Vogue, People Magazine, Show People, NY Times, Time Magazine, Mew York Magazine, Opera News, Time Out NYC, City Guide, In Theatre, Make-up Artist Magazine, Out Magazine, New Yorker, NY Magazine, Neiman Marcus Catalog, Next Magazine. Fashion: 7th on Sixth.
Ms. Avallone  received her MFA from Yale School of Drama.

Visit her website at: https://www.angelinaavallonemakeup.com/about#

Bio as of June 2019


David M. Barber

David M. Barber 
Notable Effects – Production Design, Scenery – 2010 Honoree for The Orphans’ Home Cycle 

Mr. Barber is a scenic and costume designer based in Brooklyn, New York whose work has been seen nationally and internationally for more than a decade. His professional honors include the American Theater Wing's Henry Hewes Design Award and a special Drama Desk Award for excellence for the team of The Orphans' Home Cycle (2010), a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Set Design for The Orphans' Home Cycle (2010), Westword's "Best of Denver" award for The Taming of the Shrew (2012), a Denver Ovation Award (Richard III, 2009), the Denver Drama Critics’ Circle Award (Richard II, 1998), Denver Ovation nomination (Othello, 2005), participation in the Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition of Theatre Design (1999). Some of his recent productions include: Little Black Shadows, The Last Fire, Marisol, Everything is Wonderful, Byhalia, The Birds, The High School Project (TV Pilot - Bravo), a co-scene design for the critically acclaimed off-Broadway and Hartford Stage productions of the 9 play cycle, The Orphans' Home Cycle, the world premiere of the lauded and extended The Vandal at the Flea Theater, scenery and costumes for the hit downtown attraction Conni's Avant Garde Restaurant, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway revival of Women Beware Women and the world premiere of The Best of Enemies, by Mark St. Germain.

Visit his website at:  http://www.davidmbarber.com 

Bio as of June 2019


Gregg Barnes

Gregg Barnes  
Costume Design – 2012 Honoree for Follies  

Mr.Barnes is a costume designer for stage and film. Among his thearter credits: My Very Own British Invasion, Half Time, Mean Girls, Pretty Woman, Aladdin, Dreamgirls, Aladdin, Tuck Everlasting, Gotta Dance, Trip of Love, Kinky Boots,...  Mr. Barnes has won two Tony Awards and been nominated seven times. He also has Drama Desk Awards and Outer Circle Awards.  

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Barnes  

Bio as of June 2019


Christopher H Barreca

Christopher H Barreca
Scenic Design – 1996 Honoree for Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Mr. Barreca has designed extensively on and Off-Broadway as welll as regional theater, opera, dance and international productions. His Broadway credits include: Rocky, The Violet Hour, Marie Christine and Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold – both for Lincoln Center Theater; rThe Violet HouOur Country's Good (Prague Quadrennial Selection) and Search and Destroy (Drama-League Award).
His Off-Broadway credits include: He Brought Her Heart Back In A Box, Saint Joan (at the Public Thearter David Byrne), Master Herold  And The Boys, Richard Greenberg's Everett Beekin, Three Days of Rain (Drama Desk Nomination) and the musical Bernarda Alba; Bernard-Marie Koltes's Roberto Zucco; Skarmeta's Burning Patience and Eric Overmeyer’s In Perpetuity Throughout the Universe.
Mr. Barreca has designed at theaters throughout the US including The Gutherie, Hartford Stage, ACT in San Francisco, Baltimore Center Stage, The Ford Theater in Washington, D.C., The Mark Taper Forum, Seattle Repertory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, The Dallas Theater Center, The Yale Repertory Theater, The Roundabout and Lincoln Center in NYC.

Visit his website at: http://chrisbarreca.com/chrisbarreca.com/Overview.html

Bio as of June 2019


John Lee Beatty

John Lee Beatty
Scenic Design – 1976 Honoree for Knock Knock, 1978 Honoree for A Life in the Theatre, 1981 Honoree for Fifth of July,
1988 Honoree for Burn This, 1995 Honoree for The Heiress, 2003 Honoree for Book of Days, 2003 Honoree for Dinner at Eight, 2003 Honoree for My Old Lady,
2003 Honoree for Tartuffe, 2011 Honoree for The Whipping Man

As a sceneographer, Mr. Beatty has designed sets for more than seventy Broadway productions including: The Apple TreeLosing LouieHeartbreak HouseThe Caine Mutiny Court-MartialRabbit HoleThe Color PurpleCrimes of the HeartThe Odd CoupleDoubtWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Twentieth CenturyWonderful TownDinner at EightMorning's at Seven, ProofFootloose, IvanovThe Little FoxesOnce Upon a MattressChicagoA Delicate BalanceThe HeiressRedwood CurtainA Small Family BusinessThe Most Happy FellaAin't Misbehavin'The Octette Bridge ClubDuet for OneFifth of JulyTalley's FollyThe Innocents, and Knock Knock.
​​​​​​​Of his awards and honors Mr, Beatty won a Tony, for Best Scenic Design of a Play for The Nance (2013). He has also received eleven Tony Award nominations, including for Other Desert Cities (2012), The Royal Family (2010) and The Color Purple (2006). Beatty is additionally a four time winner of  the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design: Twentieth Century (2004), Dinner at Eight (2003), Fifth of July (1981) and Talley's Folly (1979). He has received ten other Drama Desk nominations

Bio as of June 2019

Howell Binkley

Howell Binkley 
Lighting Design – 2006 Honoree for Jersey Boys, 2015 Honoree for Hamilton

Howell Binkley's works include: Broadway's Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The TemptationsCome From Away (2017 Tony nominee), A Bronx TaleHamilton (2016 Tony Winner), After Midnight (2014 Tony nominee), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, starring Daniel Radcliffe (2011 Tony nominee), West Side Story (2009 Tony nominee), Gypsy, starring Patti LuPone, In the Heights (2008 Tony nominee), Jersey Boys (2006 Tony Winner), Avenue Q, The Full Monty, Parade, Kiss Of The Spider Woman (1993 Tony nominee).
Binkley's extensive regional and dance works include The Joffrey Ballet’s Billboards. He is a Co-Founder and Resident Lighting Designer for Parsons Dance.  He is a proud recipient of the 1993 Sir Laurence Olivier and Canadian Dora Awards for Kiss of The Spider Woman.  2006 Henry Hewes Design Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Jersey Boys. 2016 Henry Hewes Design Award for Hamilton.

For an American Theatre Wing film on Howell’s Lighting Design click here:
​​​​​​​https://youtu.be/wqMYsjHU5rU


Bio as of June 2019

Ruppert Bohle

Ruppert Bohle 
Notable Effects – Projections – 2006 Honoree for Cathay: Three Tales of China 

Mr. Bohle's credits include: 36 Views (Berkeley Rep./Public Theater), Passion Play (Minetta Lane), Dogeaters, Diary of One Who Vanished, Judgment at Nuremberg, John Moran's Book of the Dead and Newt. He was the operator and programmer for: The Noise of Time, Space, 1933, Dawn Upshaw recital. He has worked with Batwin & Robin on: House Arrest, Harlem Song and Granular Synthesis. Nominated for Drama Desk Award for 36 Views

See also:  https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/gallery-person/Ruppert-Bohle/  

Bio as of June 2019


Jeanne Button

Jeanne Button
(born May 08, 1930  – died May 08, 2017)
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Costume Design – 1967 Honoree for Macbird

Ms. Button was one of America's earliest female professional costume designers, having costumed hundreds of shows, including fifteen on Broadway (of note: EquusWings). Her costume designs spanned opera, film, television and dance productions. Ms. Button taught at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and the Yale University Drama School and co-authored the definitive teachers' reference, A History of Costume in Slides, Notes and Commentaries with Stephen Sbarge, 1978.

Bio as of June 2019


David Chapman

David Chapman
Scenic design – 1982 Honoree for The First

Mr. Chapman is a director, writer, solo performer and teaching artist. A native to Chicago, Mr. Chapman has done theatre nationally and internationaly.  He is currently based in New York.

Visit his website at:  http://davidfchapman.weebly.com

Bio as of June, 2010


Michael Chybowski

Michael Chybowski
Lighting Design – 1999 Honoree for Cymbeline, 1999 Honoree for Wit

Mr. Chybowski has designed the lighting, here and abroad, for a wide range of projects and venues from the commercial theater, where he designed the Pulitzer Prize winning production of Wit, in dance (Mark Morris Dance Group), opera (Seattle Opera's Parsifal), and in collaboration with performance artist Laurie Anderson. He was the resident designer at the American Repertory Theatre, and has done work at the Guthrie, Steppenwolf, Long Wharf, McCarter, Center Stage, Seattle Rep, ACT (Seattle), and La Jolla Playhouse, among others. Internationally, he has worked with the MMDG and with the Squat Theatre touring, Edinburgh, Vienna, Zurich, Theatre de Welt, Hong Kong, and Adelaide Festivals, and he has designed productions in London's West End and at the Theatre de Carouge in Geneva. New York productions include Wit, many Shakespeare in the Park's in Central Park's Delacorte Theatre, as well as productions at New York Theatre Workshop, The Atlantic, Signature Theatre, MCC, and many others. Michael is the recipient of the 1999 Henry Hewes Design Award, as well as the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence and 2 Lucille Lortel Awards for his work Off-Broadway productions.

Visit his website at:  http://www.michaelchybowski.com

Bio as of June 2019


Jane Cox

Jane Cox 
Lighting Design – 2013 Honoree for The Flick  

Ms. Cox is a Lighting designer for theatet, dance and opera based in New York City. Her Broadway credits include: Jitney (Tony nom. 2017), Amilie (2017), The Color Purple (Drama Desk nom. 2015), Noises Off (2015), among others. Other New York theatrer includes many designs for Brooklyn Academy of Music, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theatre, NYTW and the Public Theatre. Ms. Cox has also designed for the Guthrie, McCarter, ACT, Centerstage, Glimmerglass Opera and Minnesota Opera among many others. Ms. Cox has been nominated for two Tony awards for her work on Jitney and Machinal, three Drama Desks for her work on The Color Purple, Machinal and Passion, the Ruth Morley Design Award from the League of Professional Theater Women, and the Henry Hewes Design Award for The Flick. She has long-term collaborations with choreographers Doug Varone and Monica Bill Barnes and teaches at Princeton University.

Visit her website at: http://janecoxlight.virb.com/jane-bio  

Bio as of June 2019


Jeff Croiter

Jeff Croiter 
Lighting Design – 2011 Honoree for Peter and The Starcatcher  

Mr. Croiter's theater credits include:Macbeth, Happy Talk, Chick Flick the Musical, Freestyle Love Supreme, Falsettos, The Other Josh Cohen, Daniel's Husband, Popcorn Falls, The True, Cyrano, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Good for Otto, and Jerry Springer: The Opera, among many others. He has also won a Tony Award and been nominated for both Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards.  

Visit his website at:  http://www.jeffcroiter.com/croiter-new_resume_page.htm  

Bio as of June 2019


Kevin Cunningham

Kevin Cunningham
Notable Effects – Production Design 2007 Honoree for Losing Something


Mr. Cunningham is an award-winning writer, director, designer, producer, inventor and entrepreneur based in New York City. He is the founder and Executive Artistic Director of 3-Legged Dog Media and Theater Group and led the company's recovery from its destruction in the 9/11/01 attacks and construction, fundraising and development of the 3LD Art & Technology Center. The company's $5.6 million new home is in lower Manhattan. 3LD serves as a home for 3-Legged Dog which produces several new works a year. It hosts approximately 500 international artists a year for six weeks to three month residencies focusing on the creation of new large scale, complex experimental artworks of all kinds. He has recently formed an international production consortium providing an extended life, distribution and international resource scale for works created at 3LD. The consortium is the heart of an innovative new international exchange program that allows intimate cross-cultural creative and production opportunities for affiliated artists. In response to the recent economic disaster he founded Lower Manhattan Arts Leaders, a group formed to find solutions to the severe problems brought on by the recession. Since 1994 Cunningham has focused on the creation of his own large-scale, live, multimedia performance/installation works and on the development of affordable intuitive technology for multiplexing and seamless multi-media interaction.
His works include: House of Bugs (Ontological Theater), The Realism of Simple Machines (La Mama), Automatic Earth (Signature Theater), Kampuchea/Loisaida (3LD Desbrosses Street), Accidental Records (Venice Biennale, 9th Annual Architecture Exhibit), and Degeneracy, Losing Something (2007 Hewes Design Award) and A Line of You at 3LD Art & Technology Center.

See also: https://www.3ldnyc.org/staff-bios.html 

Bio as of June 2019


Michael Curry

Michael Curry
Noteworthy/Unusual Effects – 1998 Honoree for The Lion King

Over the past thirty years, Oregon-based, Michael Curry has further gained international recognition as a major production designer of spectacular scenery, large-scale puppetry, costuming, and ambient theatrical design. He has collaborated Disney, Cirque du Soleil, the Olympics, and the Metropolitan Opera. His Broadway credits include: Frozen, Finding Nemo, and The Lion King.

Visit his website at: http://michaelcurrydesign.com

Bio as of June 2019


Lawrence Eichler

Lawrence Eichler
Lighting Design – 1985 Honoree for The Mystery of Irma Vep

The Mystery of Irma Vep, Ridiculous Theatrical Company (1984-1986), The Enchanged Pig (1979), Women Behind Bars (1975) are among Mr. Eichler's credits.  

Bio as of June, 2019


Peggy Eisenhauer

Peggy Eisenhauer
Lighting Design – 1998 Honoree for Ragtime, Honoree for Street Corner Symphony

In 1998, Ms. Eisenhauer received dual Tony nominations for Ragtime and Cabaret, and in 2000 she received a second dual Tony nomination for The Wild Party and Marie Christine, followed by a 2001 nomination for Jane Eyre. Ms. Eisenhauer is partner to world-renowned lighting designer, Jules Fisher. They have been in collaboration for over 21 years. In 2004, they received the Tony Award for Assassins, and in 1996 for Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk. They have worked with such esteemed directors as George C. Wolfe, Rob Marshall, Sam Mendes, Graciela Daniele, Jack O'Brien, Tommy Tune, Joe Mantello, and Mike Nichols. Their theatrical lighting designs on the film Chicago, in collaboration with cinematographer Dion Beebe, were honored with a 2003 Academy Award nomination for Cinematography. Their theatrical lighting is featured in the films Marci 'X' and School of RockThe Producers, and Dreamgirls. Most recent credits include: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus (2019), The Iceman Cometh (2018), Once on This Island (2017), Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed (2016).

See also: https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/peggy-eisenhauer-25639 
See also: https://www.parityproductions.org/peggy-eisenhauer.html​​​​​​​

Bio as of June 2019


Beverly Emmons

Beverly Emmons
Lighting Design – 1999 Honoree for The Elephant Man, 1982 Honoree for Passion, 1995 Honoree for The Heiress, 1997 Honoree for Jekyll & Hyde, 1997 Honoree for When the World Was Green
Special Citation – 1982 Honoree for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Ms. Emmons has designed for Broadway, Off-Broadway, dance, opera and regional theater, both in the US and abroad. Her Broadway credits include: Amadeus (Tony Award), Annie Get Your GunJekyll & HydeThe HeiressChronicle of a Death Foretold, Stephen Sondheim's PassionAbe Lincoln in Illinois, High RollersStepping OutThe Elephant ManA Day In Hollywood A Night in the UkraineThe DresserPiaf, and Doonesbury. Off Broadway mentions: The Vagina Monologues, and many productions with Joseph Chaikin and Meredith Monk. For Robert Wilson She designed lighting for, Einstein on the Beach and The CIVIL warS part V. Dance, lighting for among others, Trisha Brown, Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham. She has had seven Tony Award nominations, the 1976 Lumen award, 1984 and 1986 Bessies, and a 1980 Obie for Distinguished Lighting, and several Maharam/American Theater Wing/Henry Hewes  Design Awards.

Bio as of June, 2019


Jim Findlay

Jim Findlay
Notable Effects – Projections – 2008 Honoree (with Jeff Sugg) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island 

Mr. Findlay is a director, designer, visual artist and performer.  He was a founding member of the Collapsable Giraffe and Accinosco/Cynthia Hopkins, and is a frequent collaborator with, Bang on a Can, Ralph Lemon, and the Ridge Theater.  He has worked with the Wooster Group as a company member and designer.  Credits: The Whisper Opera (Director and designer), Botanica (writer and director), David Lang’s Love Fail (set and video design), Annie Dorsen’s A Piece of Work (set and video design), and David T. Little/Royce Vavrek’s Dog Days (set and video design).  Meditation, the video installation, created with Ralph Lemon, was acquired by the Walker Art Center for their permanent collection.  Mr, Findlay has worked at: Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, BAM, Arena Stage, A.R.T. and over 50 cities worldwide including Berlin, Istanbul, London, Moscow, and Paris.  He has received two Obie awards, two Bessie awards, a Lucille Lortel award, and a Henry Hewes Drdign Award. 

Visit his website at:  http://jimfindlaynyc.com 

Bio as of June 2019


Jules Fisher

Jules Fisher
Lighting Design – 1978 Honoree for Dancin', 1990 Honoree for Grand Hotel, 1992 Honoree for Jelly’s Last Jam, 1996 Honoree for Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk, 1998 Honoree for Ragtime, 1998 Honoree for Street Corner Symphony, 2004 Honoree for Assassins

Mr. Fisher's work spans more than fifty years on and off Broadway, at concert venues and film sets, with credits surpassing three hundred productions. Mr. Fisher holds an Honorary Doctorate degree of Fine Arts, from Carnegie Mellon University.  Together with Peggy Eisenhauer, in 1985, they started their successful company, Third Eye, which designs lighting for all forms of live entertainment. 

Mr. Fisher as won ten Tony Awards and nominated for a total of twenty-one productions, six of these were shared with Peggy Eisenhauer. 

Bio as of June 2019


Richard Foreman

Richard Foreman
Noteworthy/Unusual Effects – 2003 Honoree for Panic!

Mr. Foreman is an American playwright and avant-garde theater pioneer. He is the founder of the Ontological-Hysteric Theater. As of June 2019, Richard Foreman has written, directed and designed sixty of his own works both in New York City and abroad. Five of his plays have received Obie Awards for Best Play of the Year, and he has received five other Obies for directing and for "sustained achievement". He has received the annual Literature Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, a "Lifetime Achievement in the Theater" award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the PEN American Center Master American Dramatist Award, and a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2004 was elected officer of the Order of Arts and Letters of France. His archives and work materials have recently been acquired by the Bobst Library at New York University (NYU). His work has been primarily done at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater in New York, though he has gained acclaim as director for such productions as Bertolt Brecht's The Threepenny Opera, at Lincoln Center and the premiere of Suzan-Lori Parks's Venus, at the Public Theater. In 2004, Foreman established the Bridge Project with Sophie Haviland to promote international art exchange between countries around the world through workshops, symposiums, theater productions, visual art, performance and multimedia events. Starting with Zomboid (2006), Foreman's Ontological-Hysteric productions have incorporated the projection of video footage generated through Bridge workshops as a kind of "film-score" that the live performance is conducted in a relation to. Foreman's plays have been co-produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival, La Mama Theatre, The Wooster Group, the Festival d'Autumn in Paris and the Vienna Festival. He has collaborated (as librettist and stage director) with composer Stanley Silverman on 8 music theater pieces produced by The Music Theater Group and The New York City Opera. He wrote and directed the feature film, Strong Medicine. He has also directed and designed many classical productions with major theaters around the world including, The Threepenny Opera, The Golem and plays by Václav Havel, Botho Strauss, and Suzan-Lori Parks for The New York Shakespeare Festival, Die Fledermaus, at the Paris Opera, Don Giovanni, at the Opera de Lille, Philip Glass's Fall of the House of Usher, at the American Repertory Theater and The Maggio Musicale in Florence, Woyzeck, at Hartford Stage Company, Molière's Don Juan, at the Guthrie Theater and The New York Shakespeare Festival, Kathy Acker's Birth of the Poet, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the RO theater in Rotterdam, Gertrude Stein's Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights, at the Autumn Festivals in Berlin and Paris. Seven collections of his plays have already been published, and books studying his work have been published in New York, Paris, Berlin and Tokyo.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Foreman

Bio as of June 2019


David Gallo

David Gallo
Scenic Design – 2000 Honoree for Jitney, 2000 Honoree for The Wild Party,
​​​​​​​2002 Honoree for
Wonder of the World, 2007 Honoree for Radio Golf

Mr. Gallo is a four time Hewes Awards honoree for scenic design. His Broadway works include:  First Date, Stick Fly, The Mountaintop, Memphis, Reasons to be Pretty, A Catered Affair, Xanadu, Company, The Drowsy Chaperone (winner: Tony award for best scenic design), Hughie, Drowning Crow, Gem of the Ocean, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Dance of the Vampires, The Smell of the Kill, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedley II,Epic Proportions, Voices in the Dark, 'You're a Good Man,Charlie Brown', Little Me, The Lion in Winter, A View From the Bridge, More to Love, and Jackie: An American Life (also in London). Off-Broadway: Evil Dead The Musical, Bunny Bunny, The Wild Party, Jitney (also in London), Wonder of the World, Jar the Floor, Machinal and Blue Man Group (NYC, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas). His work represented set design at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial and is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institute. Mr. Gallo is the recipient of numerous Drama Desk, American Theatre Wing, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, Ovation, FANY, NAACP, AUDELCO, Barrymore and Eddy Awards and nominations, as well as the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Set Design.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Gallo

​​​​​​​Bio as of June 2019


Paul Gallo

Paul Gallo
Lighting Design – 1984 Honoree for The Garden of Earthly Delights,
1987 Honoree for The Hunger Artist
Noteworthy Effects – 1986 Honoree for Vienna Lusthaus, 1991 Honoree for My Civilization


In 2010, Mr. Gallo became one of only six lighting designers in the history of Broadway to have designed over 50 Broadway shows. In his 31 years on Broadway his designs for musicals include: WonderlandPal JoeyNever Gonna DanceMan of LaManchaDreamgirls42nd StreetThe Rocky Horror ShowThe Civil WarOn The TownThe Sound Of MusicTriumph Of LoveTitanicBigA Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The ForumSmokey Joe's CaféGuys And DollsCrazy For YouCity of AngelsAnything GoesSmileThe Mystery Of Edwin Drood and Tintypes. He has also designed many award winning plays on Broadway which include: NovemberA Bronx TaleMauritiusLosing LouieCaine Mutiny Court-MartialThree Days of RainThe Crucible45 Seconds From BroadwayThe Man Who Came To DinnerEpic ProportionsSkylightThe TempestI Hate HamletSix Degrees of SeparationLend Me A Tenor, Spoils of War, The Comedy Of Errors, The Front Page, The House of Blue Leaves, Heartbreak House, Beyond Therapy, Come Back To The Five And Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Grown Ups, Kingdoms, Candida, The Little Foxes, John Gabriel Borkman and Passione. Mr. Gallo is the recipient of eight Tony nominations, ten Drama Desk nominations (winning one), six Outer Critics Awards, two Obie Awards and the 1986 Obie for Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design. He is a graduate of Ithaca College and the Yale School Of Drama. 

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Jess Goldstein

Jess Goldstein
Costume Design - 1999 Honoree for The Mineola Twins

Mr. Goldstein  has designed costumes for more than forty Broadway shows, including: John Lithgow: Stories By Heart, China Doll, On the Town, Mothers and Sons, Orphans, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Columnist  and Jersey Boys.
He has a Tony Award for The Rivals. Other selected New York credits include Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, Henry IVTake Me OutEnchanted AprilProofLove! Valour! Compassion!The Most Happy FellaDinner With Friends, How I Learned to Drive, NYSF’s Much Ado About NothingBuried Child and The Mineola Twins (Lortel and Hewes Awards). He made his Metropolitan Opera debut with Jack O'Brien’s 2007 production of Il Trittico. Designs for film include A Walk on the MoonLove! Valour! Compassion! and The Substance of Fire. He is an associate professor at the Yale School of Drama.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jess_Goldstein

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Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey
(born 1925 – died 2000)
Scenic Design –19XX for  Dracula

Mr. Gorey, (1925-2000), was a truly prodigious and original artist, He gave to the world, over one hundred works including The Gashlycrumb TiniesThe Doubtful Guest and The Wuggly Ump; prize-winning set and costume designs for innumerable theater productions from Cape Cod to Broadway; a remarkable number of illustrations in publications such as The New Yorker and The New York Times, and in books by a wide array of authors from Charles Dickens to Edward Lear, Samuel Beckett, John Updike, Virginia Woolf, H.G. Wells, Florence Heide and many others. His well known animated credits for the PBS Mystery series have introduced him to millions of television viewers. Gorey's masterful pen and ink illustrations and his ironic, offbeat humor have brought him critical acclaim and an avid following throughout the world.

Visit his website at: http://www.edwardgoreyhouse.org​​​​​​​
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See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Gorey


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Jane Greenwood

Jane Greenwood
Costume Design – 1965 Honoree for Tartuffe, 1995 Honoree for The Heiress, 1995 Honoree for Sylvia, ​​​2003 Honoree for Tartuffe

Ms. Greenwood, a Liverpudlian, designed costumes for more than 125 Broadway productions beginning in 1963, with The Ballad of the Sad Café, as well as other productions of note: Once Upon a MattressThe Little Foxes, An American DaughterPsychopathia SexualisMaster ClassPassionShe Loves MeThe Ballad of the Sad CaféThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Burton's HamletA Moon for the MisbegottenSame Time, Next YearCalifornia SuiteMedeaPlentyHeartbreak HouseThe Iceman ComethAh, Wilderness!Long Day’s Journey Into NightOur Town, etc. She has also worked extensively at Lincoln Center Theater and in opera, dance and film. She received 15 Tony Award nominations, the Irene Sharaff Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Helen Hayes Award (Washington) and The Lilly Award. She is a professor at Yale School of Drama.

​​​​​​​See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Greenwood

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John Gromada

John Gromada 
Notable Effects – Production Design, Sound - 2010 Honoree for
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The Orphans’ Home Cycle 

Mr. Gromada is a composer and sound designer for theater, film, television and dance. Best known for his theater music for plays,  he has written scores and designed sound for many critically acclaimed, award-winning Broadway productions including: All My Sons, Torch Song Trilogy,The Elephant Man,The Trip to Bountiful, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Clybourne Park, The Columnist, Seminar, Next Fall, Proof, A Bronx Tale, Rabbit Hole,  Twelve Angry Men, Sight Unseen, Prelude to a Kiss, and A Few Good Men, among others. 
His many off-Broadway and regional theatre scores include: Cake, A Man for All Seasons,Fall, Amy and the Orphans, Fireflies, Warhol Capote, The Night of the Iguana, The Roads to Home, Meteor Shower, Measure for Measure, and many others. 
Recordings of some scores are now available on iTunes and Amazon. He is credited for the theme and score for the ITV USA television series, The Interrogators, of the Biography Channel. 
Gromada received a Tony nomination for his work on The Trip to Bountiful and has also received three Drama Desk Awards, and the Lucille Lortel, Obie , Henry Hewes, Drama-Logue, EDDY and Connecticut Critics Circle awards.

Visit his website at:  http://www.johngromada.com/John%20Gromada.html  

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Wendall K. Harrington

Wendall K. Harrington
​​​​​​​Noteworthy/Unusual Effects – 1993 Honoree for The Who's Tommy

Ms. Harrington's Broadway credits include: In My Life, The Good Body, Amy's View, The Capeman, Civil War, Ragtime, Freak, Racing Demon, The Heidi Chronicles, They're Playing Our Song
Her theatre awards include:  Drama Desk, Outer Circle Critics for The Who’s Tommy, an Obie for Sustained Excellence in Projections, Michael Merrit Award for Design and Collaboration, Players Club Theatre Person of the Year, Distinguished Achievement in Education
 Her opera credits include: Nixon In China, A View from the Bridge, The Photographer, The Magic Flute. She has worked on ballet productions, such as: Transatlantic.Othello, Ballet Mecanique, Anna Karenina. Off-Broadway credits include: Hapgood, As Thousands Cheer, Merrily We Roll Along. Concerts include: Talking Heads, Simon and Garfunkel, Chris Rock, John Fogerty.

Visit her website at: http://www.wendallharrington.com

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Susan Hilferty

Susan Hilferty
Costume Design – 2002 Honoree for Into The Woods

Ms. Hilferty has designed more than three hundred national and international productions.  Her major Broadway credits include: Wicked (Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk awards and Olivier nomination), Present Laughter (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Hands on a Hardbody, Spring Awakening (Tony nomination), Lestat (Tony nomination), the 2013 revival of Annie, Into the Woods (Tony and Drama Desk nominations; Hewes Award) and Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland.
Opera designs include Rigoletto for the Metropolitan Opera and Manon at LA Opera and Berlin Staatsoper. Of her prolific Off-Broadway work: The Spoils, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, Hungry, Buried Child, Familiar, Turn Me Loose, The Father, A Doll's House, Richard Nelson’s Apple Family Plays, August Wilson’s Radio Golf and Jitney are notable.

Ms. Hilferty has an Obie for Sustained Excellence in Design, the Lilly Award and the Ruth Morley Design Award from the League of Professional Theatre Women. She is the Chair at the Department of Design for Stage and Film, Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

Visit her website at:  https://www.susanhilferty.com

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Donald Holder

Donald Holder
Lighting design – 1998 Honoree for The Lion King

Mr. Holder has won or been nominated for thirteen Tony Awards and five Drama Desk nominations.  
Among  his myriad of productions, he has designed for: My Fair Lady, Oslo, The King And I, The Bridges Of Madison County, Golden Boy, Ragtime, The Lion King (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), After the FallAll Shook UpLa Cage aux FollesA Streetcar Named DesireGem of The Ocean, Thoroughly Modern MillieKing Hedley IILittle Shop of HorrorsThe Boy From OzThe Green BirdBells Are RingingThe Violet HourMa Rainey's Black BottomJuan Darien (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), HughieEastern Standard and Holiday. Off-Broadway credits include: A Man of No Importance, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Lortel Award), JitneySaturday NightThree Days of Rain, Chinese FriendsThe Last LetterStrike Up the BandAll My SonsCommunicating DoorsThe Most Fabulous Story Ever ToldThe Caucasian Chalk Circle (Drama Desk nomination), SpunkJeffreyPterodactyls, many others. His opera credits include: The Magic Flute (NYC Metropolitan Opera), Salomé  (Kirov Opera), The End of the Affair (Houston Grand Opera).
Mr. Holder has designed at resident theaters across the U.S.A.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Holder

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Ann Hould-Ward

Ann Hould-Ward
Costume Design – 1984 Honoree for Sunday In the Park With George,
1994 Honoree for Beauty and the Beast


Ms. Hould-Ward's work spans the thearter, dance, opera, film and television. 
She has won, or been nominated for, virtually every major theater award in existence, including the Tony, Drama Desk, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, American Theatre Wing, Outer Critics Circle and Olivier awards for her costume design. A Tony winner for Beauty and the Beast and Tony nominee for Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, Ms. Hould-Ward’s stage credits also include countless Off-Broadway productions and designs for the most highly regarded regional theaters and the theater world’s finest producers and directors. Ms. Hould-Ward is the recipient of the inaugural Patricia Zipprodt Award for Innovative Costume Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she is a seasoned lecturer on costume design.

Visit her website at:  http://www.annhouldward.com/_/Home.html

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Allen Lee Hughes

Allen Lee Hughes
Lighting Design – 1983 Honoree for K2

Mr. Hughes is a Lighting Designer and Teacher of Lighting Design He holds a BA from Catholic University and a MFA from New York University. His Broadway credits include Having Our SayMule Bone, and Once On This Island, which earned him his third Tony nomination. The Broadway production of K2, brought his first Tony nomination, an Outer Critics Circle Award, and the Joseph Maharam Award (now the Henry Hewes Design Award). Other design work on Broadway includes Strange InterludeAccidental Death of An Anarchist, and Quilters. New York designs at Roundabout Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Theater and Off-Broadway. He received the USITT Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design for 2003. He is the recipient of the 1997 Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration. Recipient of two Helen Hayes Awards in Washington and nominated eight other times. He has extensive regional credits at major theaters throughout the country including: the McCarter Theatre, Seattle Rep, Long Wharf Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Guthrie Theatre, Hartford Stage, Mark Taper Forum, Steppenwolf, Kennedy Center, Denver Center, and Alliance Theatre. His dance designs include works for American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Ballet Tech, Hartford Ballet, and Pilobolus Dance Theatre. He has served as an associate artist at Arena Stage, where the fellows program has been named in his honor. Hughes is an associate arts professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

View his YouTube video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JCcG5tDfXs

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Paul Huntley

Paul Huntley
Special Citation – Wig Design – 2007 Honoree for The Coast of Utopia

Mr. Huntley is a special Tony Award winner as well as a Drama Desk recipient. Mr. Huntley has worked on hundreds of Broadway projects since arriving in the United States in 1972 from London, UK. His projects have included: Tootsie (2019), Prince of Broadway (2017), A Bronx Tale The Musical (2016), The Cherry Orchard (2016), Disaster! (2016) Noises Off (2016), Cats, Amadeus, Kiss Me, Kate, The Producers and Hairspray. He has also worked with some of the most talented leading ladies of the American cinema. They include Bette Davis, Vivien Leigh, Mae West, Glenn Close, Angela Lansbury and Jessica Lange. Current Broadway shows include A Little Night Music and Lend Me a Tenor. Movies include Christopher Plummer in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and The Last Station and Willem Dafoe in Cirque du Freak.

Visit his website at: http://paulhuntleywigs.com/ 

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Toni-Leslie James

Toni-Leslie James
Costume design – 1992 Honoree for Jelly’s Last Jam

Ms. James’s Broadway credits include the costume designs for: Come From Away (2017 Drama Desk nomination), the 2017 revival of August Wilson's Jitney (2017 Tony Award nomination, 2017 Drama Desk nomination), Amazing Grace (Hewes Design Award nomination), The Scottsboro Boys (Hewes Design Award nomination), Finian's Rainbow, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, King Hedley II, Bernhardt/Hamlet among many others.
She is also active in Off-Broadway, regional and international productions.  

Visit her website at: http://www.portfolio-toni-leslie-james.com
See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toni-Leslie_James

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Laura Jellinek

Laura Jellinek
Scenic Design – 2017 Honoree for A Life

Laura is a set designer for theater and opera based in Brooklyn, NY.  She is the recipient of a Lucille Lortel award, Henry Hewes Design Award, and Drama Desk nomination for her production of Adam Bock's A Life as well as Lortel nominations for The Nether and Mary Jane, and an OBIE for Sustained Excellence in Design.  She has designed Marvin's Room on Broadway and worked extensively Off-Broadway, at theaters such as Lincoln Center Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Second Stage, Signature Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Public Theater, and Playwrights Horizons. Regionally she has designed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Yale Rep, and South Coast Rep, among others, and has designed opera for Opera Theater of St. Louis, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Atlanta Opera.  
Laura has had long term collaborations with directors Lila Neugebauer, Anne Kauffman, and Daniel Fish, and worked with Devised Companies, The Mad Ones and The Debate Society. She holds an MFA in set design from NYU and a BA in Mathematics from Brown University.

Visit her website at: www.laurajellinek.com
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Peter Kaczorowski

Peter Kaczorowski
Lighting Design  - 2000 Honoree for Contact, 2000 Honoree for The Music Man,
2000 Honoree for
Kiss Me Kate

Mr. Kaczorowski’s Broadway credits include more than fifty-five plays and musicals. Among them: Is He Dead?, Young Frankenstein, Curtains, Grey Gardens, The Pajama Game, The Producers, Contact, Kiss Me Kate, Steel Pier.  His Off-Broadway productions include: Ruined, Saturn Returns, Wig Out!  as well as productions for LCT, MTC, NYSF, Playwright's and Encores. He has worked with many regional theaters, such as: Guthrie, Goodman, La Jolla, Seattle Rep, Long Wharf, among others. His opera credits include productions at: the Met, NYCO, San Francisco, LAMCO, Houston, Seattle, St. Louis. Abroad: Royal Opera, Scottish Opera, Opera/North, Maggio Festival Florence, L'Arena di Verona, La Fenice, Cagliari, Bonn and Lisbon.
Mr. Kaczorowski is a recipient of the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Hewes Design awards. 

Visit his website at: https://peterkaczorowski.com/about

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Stephen Kaplin

Stephen Kaplin 
Notable Effects – Puppetry – 2006 Honoree for Cathay: Three Tales of China 

As a puppeteer, Mr.Kaplin, has extensive experience designing, building, directing, writing and performing. He is a graduate of the U. Conn Puppetry Arts Program and  NYU’s Performance Studies Department. His professional work includes award winning productions with Julie Taymor, Lee Breuer, George Wolfe, Ping Chong and Michael Curry. Other credits include: Julie Taymor's The Lion King, Juan Darien, The Transposed Heads and Liberties Taken. Chicago Lyric Opera's Amistad, Lee Breuer's Peter and Wendy; Public Theater's The Tempest and Caucasian Chalk Circle (George C. Wolfe, dir.). 
Mr. Kaplin is the co-founder and Co-Artistic Director (with Kuang-Yu Fong) of Chinese Theatre Works and is also a founding member of the performance ensemble Great Small Works. Mr. Kaplin currently serves as Vice President of UNIMA-USA 

See also: https://www.puppeteers.org/national-puppetry-festival-2019/workshops/kaplin-cohen/  

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Natasha Katz

Natasha Katz 
Special Citation in Lighting Design – 2007 Honoree for The Coast of Utopia: Part 1 

Ms, Katz's Broadway credits include: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (2019), All My Sons (2019), Burn This (2019), The Prom (2018), Frozen (2018), Meteor Shower (2017), Collected Stories at MTC, The Addams Family, Impressionism, Hedda Gabler, The Little Mermaid, The Coast of Utopia: Salvage(Tony), A Chorus Line revival, ...Spelling Bee, Tarzan, Aida (Tony), Sweet Smell of SuccessTwelfth Night, Dance of Death, Beauty and the Beast, The Capeman, Gypsy
Other credits include: Sister Act (London), Buried Child (National Theatre, London), Cyrano (Metropolitan Opera), Tryst (Royal Ballet), Carnival of the Animals (NYC Ballet), Don Quixote (American Ballet Theatre). She has designed extensively for Off-Broadway and for American regional theaters. She has won seven Tony Awards. 

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natasha_Katz 

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Florence Klotz

Florence Klotz
(born October 28, 1920 – died November 1, 2006)
Costume Design – 1976 Honoree for Pacific Overtures

Ms. Koltz won six Tony awards for: Follies (1971), A Little Night Music (1973), Pacific Overtures (1976), Grind (1985), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993) and the 1994 revival of Show Boat. Her other Broadway credits include Take Her, She's MineThe Owl and the Pussycat and the 1981 revival of Little Foxes starring Elizabeth Taylor and Maureen Stapleton, A Call on Kuprin (1961). In 1977, she received an Academy Award nomination for the film,  A Little Night Music. Ms. Koltz attended Parsons School of Design. In 1951, she assisted Irene Sharaff on the costume designs for the original production of  The King and I.

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Daniel Kluger

Daniel Kluger  
Notable Effects - Sound – 2012 Honoree for Tribes  

Mr. Kluger is a New York City based composer, sound designer, and music director.  He creates unique scores and aural environments with a wide variety of collaborators. His work includes: Oklahoma! (2019),  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark (2019),  I Was Most Alive With You (2018), The Sound Inside (2018), Peace For Mary Frances  (2018), Dutch Masters (2018), Describe The Night  (2017), Marvin's Room (2017), Significant Other (2017), Nikolai and the Others (Lincoln Center), Somewhere Fun, The North Pool (Vineyard), Tribes, Hit the Wall (Barrow Street Theatre), House For Sale (Transport Group), A (radically condensed and expanded) SUPPOSEDLY FUN THING I’LL NEVER DO AGAIN –After David Foster Wallace (directed by Daniel Fish), The Common Pursuit (Roundabout), A Map of Virtue (13P), Lidless (Page73), The Temperamentals (Daryl Roth), Enjoy! (The Play Co), Jailbait (Cherry Lane), Uncle Vanya, Ivanov, Platonov, The Seagull (Brian Mertes, Lake Lucille). Regional productions with: Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, Pig Iron, The Arden Theatre Company, Two River Theatre Company, People’s Light & Theatre, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, American Players Theatre. 

Visit his website at:  https://www.danielkluger.com  

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David Korins

David Korins
Scenic Design – 2004 Honoree for Blackbird, 2009 Honoree for Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them, 2012 Honoree for Chinglish

Mr. Korins is a New York based scenic and production designer for theater, film, opera, television, concerts, festivals, residential and commercial spaces and immersive experiences. His Broadway credits include: Beetlejuice, Hamilton, Bandstand, War Paint, Dear Evan Hanson, Motown The Musical, Misery, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Annie, An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin, Magic/Bird, Godspell, The Pee-Wee Herman Show, Lombardi, Passing Strange and Bridge and Tunnel. He has also worked extensively both off-Broadway and regionally. David’s opera credits include The Gospel of Mary Magdalene at San Francisco Opera and Oscar and Life is a Dream, at the Santa Fe Opera. In 2011, David served as Kanye West’s creative director designing several concerts in the United States and abroad. David has designed installations across the country for festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and The Great Googa Mooga. He has been the production designer for several feature films, television specials and series on NBC, CBS, HBO, Bravo TV, IFC, Comedy Central, Lifetime and the Game Show Network. David has done commercial work for Target, Samsung, World MasterCard, McDonald’s and Friendly’s. He has received a Drama Desk Award, a Lucille Lortel Award, three Henry Hewes Awards and the 2009 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Design.

Visit his website at: http://www.davidkorinsdesign.com

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Heidi Landesman-Ettinger

Heidi Landesman-Ettinger
Scenic Design – 1985 Honoree for Big River

Heidi Ettinger, under her married name Heidi Landesman, made theatrical history when she became the first woman ever awarded a Tony for her set design of the musical Big River. Her work for that show (for which she also received a Tony Award as co-producer and several other awards, including the Drama Desk and Outer Critcs Circle prizes) was followed by her third Tony as designer of Secret Garden and her fourth nomination for producer. In all, she has been nominated for seven Tonys, won an Obie for Sustained Excellence, and has a mantel-full of other prizes and nominations.
Ms. Ettinger’s career on Broadway began with the design for the Pulitzer prize winning 'night, Mother, by Marsha Norman and has continued without interruption (except for the birth of three sons) ever since. Among her favorite designs include the Michael Mayer production of Triumph of Love, the Jerry Zaks production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, the folk artistry of Tom Sawyer, an enormous abstract elevator for Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame in Berlin, the calamitous but beautiful Red Shoes, and a number of productions at The 2nd Stage, The Public, and several residential theaters. She also served as co-producer for the Sondheim/Lapine hit Into the Woods. She has also designed the set for the opera by Stephen Schwartz (composer and lyricist of Wicked), Seance on a Wet Afternoon, at The New York City Opera Company.
She is a graduate of Occidental College and received her Master’s degree. Board consultant for Yale School of Drama, the Municipal Arts Society and The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Her work has been featured in the Curtain Call exhibit at The Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts.

Also see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heidi_Ettinger

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Eugene Lee

Eugene Lee
Scenic Design –1974 Honoree for Candide

Mr. Lee's Broadway credits include: WickedYou're Welcome America, A Final Night with George W BushThe HomecomingA Midsummer Night's DreamThe Pirate Queen. He has been resident designer at Trinity Repertory since 1967. He has  BFA degrees from the Art Institute of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon, an MFA from Yale and holds three honorary doctorates. He has worked as production designer at Saturday Night Live since the show first aired in 1975. Mr. Lee has won Tony Awards for Candide, Sweeney Todd, and Wicked, and has also won the Drama Desk Award, the American Theatre Wing's Design Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, the Elliot Norton Award and the Pell Award. Mr. Lee is a member of the Theatre Hall of Fame. Off Broadway work include: Amazing Grace, Alice in Wonderland, Agnes of God, Ragtime, Uncle Vanya,  Bounce,... His film credits include Francis Ford Coppola’s Hammett, John Huston’s Mr. North and Louis Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street

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Franne Lee

Franne Lee
Scenic Design – 1974 Honoree for Candide
Costume Design -1974 Honoree for Candide 


A well-known award-winning production and costume designer for theatre and television, and a professor at two universities in Nashville, Tennessee. Among Ms. Lee's New York thearter credits, of note: Camelot, Rock 'N Roll! The First 5,000 Years, The Moony Shapiro Songbook,
Gilda Radner - Live From New York, Sweeney Todd, Some of My Best FriendsThe Skin of Our Teeth, Love for Love, and Candide
 Ms. Lee founded an artists' cooperative in East Nashville, Plowhaus Artists' Co-op in 2001 and has been active in plastic arts (fine arts , painting sculture, art that makes objects).

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franne_Lee

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Ming Cho Lee Lifetime Achievement Honoree

Ming Cho Lee
Scenic Design – 1965 Honoree for Electra, 1968 Honoree for Ergo, 1983 Honoree for K2

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2018 Lifetime Achievement Award (now titled in his honor, ​​​​​​​as the
​​​​​​​Ming Cho Lee Award for Lifetime Achievement in Design
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Mr. Lee, is presently one of America’s foremost set designers. his voluminous credits include work in opera, theatre, and dance. A native of Shanghai, he attended Occidental College and UCLA. He has collaborated with several leading American dance companies: Martha Graham, American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Eliot Feld Ballet, Jose Limon and Pacific Northwest Ballet. He was the principal designer for Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival, from 1962 through 1973. Other opera companies with which he has worked include: The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera. He has also designed for many theatre groups including Arena Stage, Mark Taper Forum, Guthrie Theatre, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, as well as for Broadway. Mr. Lee’s international credits include productions for Covent Garden (London), Hamburgische Staatsoper, Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), Royal Danish Ballet, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre (Taipei), the Hong Kong Cultural Center, and Buhnen Graz (Austria). His numerous awards and distinctions include a Tony Award, an Obie for sustained achievement, New York Drama Desk and New York and Los Angeles Outer Circle Critics Awards, three honorary doctorates, awards for long-term achievement from 6 major theatre and opera organizations, membership in the Theatre Hall of Fame, and the Mayor's Award for Arts and Culture from New York City. As an architectural consultant, Mr. Lee designed theatres for Joseph Papp's Public Theatre and the State University of New York at Purchase. His work has been displayed at two separate retrospectives, one at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the other in Taipei. He holds the Donald Oenslager Chair in Design and is the co-Chair of the design department at the Yale University School of Drama. Mr. Lee has had a greater influence on American scenography than any other contemporary designer.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ming_Cho_Lee

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Ralph Lee

Ralph Lee
Noteworthy / Unusual Effects – masks, puppets, costumes – 1992 Honoree for Wichikapache Goes Walking

Mr. Lee  created puppets as a child in Middlebury, Vermont.  He graduated from Amherst College in 1957, and studied dance and theater in Europe for two years on a Fulbright Scholarship. Upon returning to the United States, Mr. Lee acted on Broadway, off-Broadway, in regional theaters and with the Open Theatre. During that period he started creating masks, unusual props, puppets and larger-than-life figures for theater and dance companies, including the New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Repertory Theatre, the Living Theatre, the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Shari Lewis and Saturday Night Live (he created the Land Shark). In 1974, while teaching at Bennington College,  Mr. Lee staged his first outdoor production, which took place all over the college campus, and featured giant puppets and masked creatures. That same year he organized the first Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, which he directed through 1985. For his work on the parade,  Mr. Lee received a 1975 Village Voice OBIE Award, a 1985 Citation from the Municipal Arts Society, and in 1993 he was inducted into the City Lore People's Hall of Fame. In 1976, Mr. Lee became Artistic Director of the Mettawee River Theatre Company, which has been a center of his creative activity ever since. Mettawee's productions are based on creation myths, trickster tales, Sufi stories, legends and folklore from the world's many cultures. In addition to annual tours to rural communities, Mettawee has presented Ralph Lee's work at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the New York Botanical Garden, Provincetown Playhouse, the Henson Foundation's International Festival of Puppet Theater, LaMama E.T.C., INTAR, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Central Park SummerStage, The Bowery Poetry Club, and many other locations. Ralph Lee is the recipient of a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama. Two of Ralph Lee's Mettawee productions have been honored with American Theatre Wing Design Awards (now the Henry Hewes Design Awards): The Popol Vuh in 1995 and Wichikapache Goes Walking in 1992. Under Mr. Lee's direction, Mettawee has also received a 1991 Village Voice OBIE Award and two Citations for Excellence from UNIMA, the international puppetry organization. Additional awards to Mr. Lee include a 1996 Dance Theatre Workshop Bessie Award for "sustained achievement as a mask maker and theatre designer without equal" and a 1996 New York State Governor's Arts Award in recognition of his many contributions to the artistic and cultural life of New York State. Since 1989 Ralph Lee has made annual trips to San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, to develop plays and a performing ensemble with the Mayan writers group Sna Jtz' Ibajom. He is an artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, where he has staged special events with masks and giant puppets since 1984. In 1999, he received an award for "excellence in theater" from the New England Theater Conference.  In addition, he has produced parades and pageants featuring his giant figures for celebrations in Central Park, the Bronx Zoo, the New York Botanical Garden, the Ringling Museums in Sarasota, Florida and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, Connecticut. From February through May, 1998, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center presented a retrospective exhibition of Ralph Lee's work that attracted record-breaking crowds to the gallery. As part of the Henson Foundation's International Festival of Puppet Theater, the Children's Museum of the Arts featured an exhibition entitled "The Masks and Magic of Ralph Lee" in September, 1998.
​​​​​​​During 2000 there were three exhibits in New York City featuring creations designed by Ralph Lee for Mettawee productions. Masks and puppets from The Woman Who Fell From The Sky were on exhibit in the ambulatory of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine; an array of giant figures were display in the Courtyard Gallery of the World Financial Center, and an exhibit of sketches and models were in the gallery of The Kitchen. Mr. Lee has taught at Amherst College, Smith College, Bennington College, Hampshire College, Hamilton College, Colgate University, the University of Rio Grande and the University of North Carolina. 

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Mimi Lien

Mimi Lien
Scenic Design - 2013 Honoree for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 and 2016 Honoree for John

Mimi Lien is a designer of sets/environments for theater, dance, and opera. Arriving at set design from a background in architecture, her work often focuses on the interaction between audience/environment and object/performer.
In 2017, Mimi won the Tony Award for her design of Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812. She was recently named a MacArthur Fellow, and is the first stage designer ever to achieve this distinction. Mimi is a company member of Pig Iron Theatre Company, and co-founder of JACK, a performance/art space in Brooklyn.
Selected work includes True West (Broadway), The Lifespan of a Fact (Broadway), Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812 (Broadway), Taylor Mac’s A 24 Decade History of Popular Music (St. Ann’s Warehouse & international tour), The Oldest Boy and Preludes (Lincoln Center), Black Mountain Songs (BAM), Model Home (performance installation, La Jolla Playhouse), Die Zauberflöte (Berlin Staatsoper), Pelléas et Mélisande (Cleveland Orchestra), 4 Nights of Dream (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Japan), Petrushka (Perm Opera Ballet Theatre, Russia).
Her design work has been exhibited in the Prague Quadrennial, and her sculpture work was featured in the exhibition, LANDSCAPES OF QUARANTINE, at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City.
She is also a recipient of the Cullman Award for Extraordinary Creativity at Lincoln Center Theater, a Bessie Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, American Theatre Wing Hewes Design Award, LA Drama Critics Circle Award, and an OBIE Award for sustained excellence.

Visit her website at: www.mimilien.com
​​​​​​​See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimi_Lien
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William Ivey Long

William Ivey Long
Costume Design – 1982 Honoree for Nine, 2000 Honoree for Contact, 2000 Honoree for
The Music Man, 2000 Honoree for Swing, 2005 Honoree for La Cage aux Folles,
2011 Honoree for
The School for Lies  

Mr. Long´s costumes first appeared on Broadway in a revival of Nikolai Gogol's The Inspector General, and has since gone on to work on more than sixty Broadway productions. Among his myriad of credits: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella for which he won a Tony Award, Big Fish, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Don't Dress for Dinner, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Catch Me If You Can, Pal Joey, 9 to 5, Young Frankenstein, Curtains, Grey Gardens (Tony Award), The Producers (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), A Streetcar Named Desire, La Cage Aux Folles, The Boy from Oz, Hairspray (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards). Other Broadway Credits include: Cabaret, Contact (Hewes Award), The Music Man, Annie Get Your Gun, Swing, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Crazy for You (Tony, Outer Critics Circle Awards); Guys and Dolls (Drama Desk Award), A Christmas Carol, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), and Nine (Tony, Drama Desk, Maharam Awards). 
He has also designed for such artists as Mick Jagger, Siegfried and Roy, the Pointer Sisters, Joan Rivers, and for choreographers Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Peter Martins, David Parsons and Susan Stroman. 
​​​​​​​Mr. Long has been nominated for 13 Tony Awards, was voted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2005, and was elected Chairman of The American Theatre Wing in June, 2012.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Ivey_Long

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Charles Ludlam

Charles Ludlam
(born 1943 – died 1987)
Scenic Design – 1985 Honoree for The Mystery of Irma Vep

Mr. Ludlam grew up in Queens, New York, not far from Greenwich Village, and the heart of Gay America in the late 1960's. At twenty-four, he founded the Ridiculous Theatrical Company, where he wrote, directed and performed in almost every production for the next two decades, often with Everett Quinton, his life partner and muse, by his side. Renowned for drag, high comedy, melodrama, satire, precise literary references, gender politics, sexual frolic, and a multitude of acting styles, the Ridiculous Theater guaranteed a kind of biting humor that could both sting and tickle. He was a treasure and will be missed for generations. His many plays included Turds in HellDer Ring Gott Farblonjet, a riff on Wagner's Ring Cycle, Bluebeard, and The Mystery of Irma Vep, his most popular play, and a performer's tour-de-force. Ludlam continued working until almost the day he died of PCP pneumonia, just three months after his AIDS diagnosis. He was 44.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Ludlam 

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Kert F. Lundell

Kert F. Lundell
(born 1936 – died 2000)
Scenic Design -1972 Honoree for Ain’t Supposed To Die A Natural Death

Mr. Lundell, was a set designer and enjoyed a career that spanned more than 30 years in theater, film and television. Working with such legends as Gower Champion, Manny Azenburg, Melvin Van Peebles, Neil Simon, Kurt Dempster and Sam Shepard, he designed the sets for many Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and musicals. His credits include: Under the Weather by Saul Bellow, The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon and directed by Alan Arkin, Aint Supposed to Die a Natural Death by Melvin Van Peebles, Peter Weiss' The Investigation, directed by Ulu Groabard, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Leonard Bernstein’s last original score. Mr. Lundell was nominated for a Tony Award and won the Drama Desk Award in set design for Aint Supposed to Die a Natural Death in 1972. He was nominated for a Drama Desk in 1983 for Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, which was produced by Circle Reperatory Co. Early in his career he was involved with The American Place Theater and had a long standing relationship with The Ensemble Studio Theater.

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Brian MacDevitt

Brian MacDevitt
Lighting Design - 2001 Honoree for The Invention of Love,
2003 Honoree for
Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune,
2003 Honoree for
Long Day’s Journey Into  Night,
2003 Honoree for Nine, 2012 Honoree for
Death of a Salesman
Special Citation, Lighting Design –  2007 Honoree for The Coast of Utopia, Part 1

Mr. MacDevitt has worked extensively on Broadway and Off-Broadway, as well as in regional theater; he also does industrial productions.  He is a SUNY Purchase alumn with a degree in Lighting Design from the Department of Design/Technology of the Division of Theatre Arts & Film. After graduation Mr. MacDevitt  spent a decade honing his craft with Off-Broadway and other productions, and developed a reputation as a teacher of design. He began teaching at Purchase as a visiting professor in 1986. While balancing his teaching career with theater work, he got his Broadway break in 1994 with, What's Wrong With This Picture? 
Mr. MacDevitt has Tony Awards for Best Lighting Design for the revival of Into the WoodsThe PillowmanThe Coast of Utopia, sharing the award with Kenneth Posner and Natasha Katz  (the three also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design for The Coast of Utopia), Joe Turner's Come and Gone, and The Book of Mormon.
Mr. MacDevitt is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Visit his website at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_MacDevitt

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Judith Martin

Judith Martin
(born 1918 – died 2012)
Sustained Contribution 1990 Honoree for “Paper Bag Players”

Ms. Martin, for more than forty years, was a leading figure in the field of children's theater as co-founder and Artistic Director of America's longest-running children's theater, The Paper Bag Players. A modern dancer, a highly skilled visual artist, and a possessor of an original sense of humor and imagination, Ms. Martin wove together music, dance, visual arts and contemporary tales into theatrical pieces that affirm life's endless possibility for fun, adventure and surprise. Her plays published independently and incorporated in anthologies of children's literature assure that The Paper Bag Players shows are performed by professionals and amateur theater groups throughout the world. More than five million children have seen The Paper Bag Players perform. In addition to 37 of the United States and Canada, England, Scotland, and Wales, The Paper Bag Players have performed in many non-English speaking countries including Israel, Egypt, Hong Kong, Iran, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Japan. The list of awards received by Judith Martin are unmatched, including: an OBIE for, "raising the level of children's theater through intelligence and imagination," The Sara Spencer Award and Jennie Heiden Award from the American Alliance for Theater and Education, two American Theater Wing Awards for, "sustained contributions to American Theater design" and "consistent commitment to excellence in professional theater," a PARENTS Magazine "As They Grow' Award," a New York State Governor's Artists Award and most recently an award for Excellence in Theater and Education from The Broadway Institute.

See also: https://thepaperbagplayers.org
See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_Bag_Players
​​​​​​​See also: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/theater/judith-martin-a-founder-of-paper-bag-players-dies-at-93.html

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Derek McLane 

Derek McLane 
Scenic Design – 2009 Honoree for 33 Variations

Mr. McLane is a scenic designer whose work has been seen in more than three hundred productions around the world. His On and Off-Broadway credits include: Moulin Rouge! The Musical (2019), Burn This (2019), American Son, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Children of a Lesser God, The Parisian Woman, The Price, Fully Committed, Noises Off, Lestat, The Threepenny Opera, The Pajama Game, Little Women, I Am My Own Wife, The Women, Present Laughter, London Assurance, Holiday, Summer and Smoke, The Three Sisters, Abigail's Party, Aunt Dan and Lemon, Hurlyburly, Saturday Night, and myriad more. Elsewhere: Sondheim Celebration (Kennedy Center) and productions at most major resident theaters and operas. Awards:a Tony Award and four nominations, 1997/2004 Obie Awards, Drama-Logue Award, 2003 Michael Merritt Award, 2004 and 2005 Lucille Lortel Awards and five Drama Desk nominations. 

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_McLane 

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Patricia McGourty

Patricia McGourty
Costume Design – 1981 Honoree for The Pirates of Penzance, 1985 Honoree for
Big River


Ms. McGourty has had three noteworthy art and design careers.
As a costume designer her work has been appreciated from the New York stage to the film sets of California. Collaborating with creative teams over a period of eighteen years, on productions ranging from regional Shakespeare Festivals to Broadway musicals. Her costumes have played on stages in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
As a painter and collage  artist, Ms. McGourty lived twelve years in the Middle East developing her personal artwork which she sees as a visual dialogue with  diverse world cultures and communities.
Additionally she was the artistic director for ArtWorks, an arts and culture consultancy in Dubai.
Theatrical design, public art and cross-cultural art forms have served to expand her collaborative work  into art and design for “The World Stage” of our global community.

Visit her website at:  http://www.patriciamcgourtydesigns.com

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Tyler Micoleau

Tyler Micoleau 
Lighting Design - 2009 Honoree for Blasted and 2017 Honoree for The Band's Visit

Originally from Maine, Tony Award winning lighting designer Tyler Micoleau has lived in Brooklyn for the last 24 years. He has designed extensively throughout New York as well as regionally and internationally, for world premiere plays, musicals and operas as well as outdoor spaces and touring pieces.
His work on Broadway includes The Band’s Visit at the Barrymore Theater and Be More Chill at the Lyceum Theater.
Other New York designs for Lincoln Center Theater, the Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theater Club, Atlantic Theater, Signature, Second Stage, Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, Vineyard Theatre, New Georges, Epic Theatre Ensemble, Page 73, Rattlestick, Barrow Street Theater, Foundry Theatre, The Play Company, Soho Rep and many others.
Regional designs for the Huntington Theater, Alley Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, the Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Trinity Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theater, Kansas City Rep, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Wilma Theater, Pig Iron Theatre, the Folger, Long Wharf Theater and many others.
Opera designs for Palm Beach Opera, Dallas Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, PORTopera, Curtis Opera, Manhattan School of Music, and Connecticut Grand Opera.
Dance design for Eliot Feld’s Mandance Project at The Joyce Theater, Neil Greenberg and The Chase Brock Experience.
Fine art installation projects include 2x4 Tree (PIFA Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts), Åhus Sommaren 1974 (Bellwether Galleries, Chelsea NYC), Beneath the Floorboards (Ohio Theater Gallery, Soho NYC).
Tyler has served on the faculty at Sarah Lawrence College and has been a visiting artist at Dartmouth College, Yale University, Bates College and his alma matter, Bowdoin College.
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Allen Moyer

Allen Moyer 
Scenic Design – 2006 Honoree for Grey Gardens 

Mr. Moyer's Broadway credits include: Grey Gardens (Tony/Drama Desk/ Outer Critic’s Circle nominations and the 2006 Hewes Award from the American Theater Wing), Lysistra Jones, The Lyons, After Miss Julie, Thurgood, Little Dog Laughed, In My Life,  Twelve Angry Men (including the National Tour),  The Constant Wife, Reckless, The Man Who Had All the Luck and A Thousand Clowns.   Off -Broadway credits include: Giant (NYSF/ Public Theatre), A Minister's Wife, The New Century (Lincoln Center Theatre), Passion Play (Epic Theatre Company), Mr. Marmalade and The Dazzle (Roundabout Theatre), Landscape of the Body and A Few Stout Individuals (Signature Theater Company), Lobby Hero (Playwrights Horizons), This is Our Youth (New Group/Second Stage), and numerous productions for the Drama Dept., including As Bees in Honey Drown.
His work in regional theater include: Betrayal, Private Lives  (The Huntington) M Butterfly at the Guthrie Theatre, and productions for The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf, Steppenwolf, Goodman Theatre, Yale Rep and Baltimore’s Center Stage.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Moyer  

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Richard Nelson

Richard Nelson
(born 1938 – died 1996)

Lighting Design – 1984 Honoree for Sunday in the Park with George

Mr. Nelson's long career centered in New York theater began in 1955 and ended in 1996.
Some notable credits include: Sunday in the Park with George (Tony Award for Best Lighting Design and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design), Coco, The Magic Show, So Long, 174th Street, The Lady From Dubuque, The Tap Dance Kid, Into the Woods, and revivals of: Morning's at Seven, Awake and Sing!, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Blithe Spirit, The Night of the Iguana, and Private Lives, among others.
​​​​​​​Mr Nelson was the resident lighting designer for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company from 1968 to 1973, and worked with such choreographers as Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp and Erick Hawkins.  He taught theater at the University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor as well as at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. 
Nelson is also  responsible for the lighting design at the Ronald Reagan Memorial Library in Simi Valley, California.

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Peter Nigrini

Peter Nigrini
Notable Effects - Projection Design - 2013 Honoree for Here Lies Love, and
2016 Honoree for Dear Evan Hansen
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Peter Nigrini (Projection Designer) has been, for the past fifteen years, a pioneer in the integration of digital projection technology and live theatre. Some of his designs on Broadway include Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of theE Temptations, Beetlejuice, The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, A Doll's House Part 2, Fela!, a musical based on the life of Fela Kuti, the Nigerian pop star and political activist, An Act of God, and Gore Vidal’s The Best Man,  Some projects of note in other venues include Here Lies Love, conceived and written by David Byrne, Grounded directed by Julie Taymor for the Public Theater, Lucia di Lammermoor and Don Giovanni at the Santa Fe Opera, and a series of adaptations with Robert Woodruff including Dostoyevsky’s Notes from the Underground, Bergman’s Autumn Sonata, and Fassbinder’s In a Year of Thirteen Moons, which were all first produced at Yale Repertory Theatre. In addition to his work in the theater, he also designs in other contexts and mediums, including the Grace Jones Hurricane tour, Real Enemies, a multi-media piece conceived with Darcy James Argue and Isaac Butler for the 18 piece jazz ensemble The Secret Society at BAM, and Blind Date, an evening long dance piece for Bill T. Jones. He served as the production designer for Becoming Helen Keller, a soon to be released documentary produced for PBS American Masters.  Additionally, he was a founding member of the New York troupe, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, for which he designed every aspect of their productions including NoDice, Romeo and Juliet, and the multi-part work Life & Times.
Peter received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and a Master of Arts from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design.  He currently lectures at New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
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Steve O'Hearn

Steve O'Hearn
Noteworthy/Unusual Effects – 2000 Honoree for Squonk

Mr. O'Hearn is a set designer, public artist, and industrial designer.  He is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of the Squonk Opera, with the composer Jackie Dempsey.

Visit his website at:  http://www.steveohearn.com/biopage1.html

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Martin Pakledinaz

Martin Pakledinaz 
(born 1953 – died 2012) 
Costume Design – 2010 Honoree for Lend Me A Tenor 

Mr. Pakledinaz's Broadway work includes: Chaplin, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Man and Boy, Master Class, The Normal Heart, Anything Goes, Lend Me A Tenor, Blithe Spirit, Gypsy, Is He Dead?, Grease, The Pirate Queen, The Pajama Game, The Trip to Bountiful, Wonderful Town, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony), Kiss Me, Kate (Tony), The Boys From Syracuse, The Diary Of Anne Frank, A Year With Frog And Toad, The Life, Anna Christie, The Father, and Golden Child. Off-Broadway work includes Two Gentlemen of Verona, Andrew Lippa's The Wild PartyKimberly AkimboGive Me Your Answer, DoJuvenaliaThe Misanthrope, Kevin Kline's HamletTwelve DreamsWaste, and Troilus and Cressida. He has designed plays for the leading regional theaters of the United States, and the Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Mr. Pakledinaz's opera credits include: Rodelinda (Met Opera) Tristan and Isolde and Adriana Mater (Paris Opera/Bastille), L'amour de Loin (Salzburg, Paris/Chatelet, among others). His dance works include: Mark Morris Dance Group, SF Ballet, Boston Ballet, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet. Among his awards: two Tony Awards, Drama Desk Award, Obie, and Lortel. 

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Pakledinaz 

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Scott Pask

Scott Pask
Scenic Design – 1999 Honoree for The Mineola Twins
Special Citation - Scenic Design - 2007 Honoree (with Bob Crowley) for The Coast of Utopia

Mr. Pask hales from Yuma, Arizona. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona, and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.He has worked extensively On and Off-Broadway as well as in regional productions and has more than ninety design credits, among them: Mean Girls, Socrates, The Prom,The Band's Visit, The Little Foxes, The Cherry Orchard (revival, 2016), Oh, Hello on Broadway, An Act of God, Waitress, The Father, Blackbird, The Visit, Airline Highway, Something Rotten!, Finding Neverland, It's Only a Play, Casa Valentina, Macbeth, Pippin, I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, Hair, The House of Blue Leaves, The Book of Mormon,The Pillowman, Little Shop of Horrors, among others.
He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Pal Joey, Pippen, The Band’s Visit, and Mean Girls. He has won Tony Awards for The Pillowman, The Coast of Utopia and The Book of Mormon.

Visit his website at:  https://www.scottpaskstudio.com

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Everett Quinton

Everett Quinton
Costume Design – 1985 Honoree for The Mystery of Irma Vep, 1986 Honoree for Salammbô

Mr. Quinton is an actor, director and playwright and was a longtime member of Charles Ludlam's The Ridiculous Theatrical Company where he was an actor, director and costume designer. 
While with Ludlam, he appeared in over 75 productions including: Camille, Bluebeard, Exquisite Torture,Turds In Hell, Conquest Of The Universe, Utopia, Inc, The Bells, Movieland, Galas, Salammbô, A Tale Of Two Cities (Obie Award), The Mystery Of Irma Vep (Obie and Drama Desk Awards), Linda, Der Ring Gott Farblonjet, among many.
Mr. Quinton, has appeared in award winning Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional thearter as well as film and television. Among his credits:  Natural Born Killers (1994), Pollock (2000), The Sorrows of Dolores (1986), The Louise Log, Nurse Jackie, Louie, Big Business, Deadly Illusion, Forever Lulu, Miami Vice, The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C.,
 A Christmas Carol  at The McCarter Theater. Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad, at Cleveland State University's Summer Stages. 

Visit his website at: https://www.everettquinton.net/biography#

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Clint Ramos

Clint Ramos 
Costume Design – 2007 Honoree for Madras House, 2009 Honoree for Women Beware Women

Mr. Ramos is a Costume and Scenic Designer, His work has been seen in more than a hundred theater, opera and dance productions, nationally and internationally.  Among his credits: Burn This (2019), Torch Song (2018), Once On This Island (2017), Six Degrees of Separation (2017), Sunday in the Park with George (2017), In Transit (2016), Opening Night Eclipsed (Tony Award, 2016), The Elephant Man (2014), Violet (2014). 
He has an MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

Visit his website at:  http://www.clintramos.com 

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Rui Rita

Rui Rita 
Notable Effects – Production Design, Lighting – 2010 Honoree for The Orphans’ Home Cycle 

Mr. Rita's Broadway credits include: The Velocity of Autumn, The Trip to Bountiful, Dividing The Estate,Old Acquaintance, Enchanted April, The Price, A Thousand Clowns among many others. Off-Broadway credits: Ragtime, Frozen, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, The Rocky Horror Show, Guys and Dolls, The Wiz, She Loves Me, Eugene Onegin, Floyd and Clea, TFANA: Engaged (2005 Obie Award); Manhattan Theatre Club: Moonlight and Magnolias; Lincoln Center Theater: Big BillThe Carpetbagger's Children, Far East, Ancestral Voices, All's Well That Ends Well; Second Stage: Crimes of the Heart; NYSF/Public Theater: Anthony and Cleopatra  Regional stages: The Day Emily Married; Variety Arts: Dinner With Friends (NYC and tour); Endpapers. Regional: Alley Theatre, Alliance Theatre, American Conservatory Theatre, Center Stage, Ford's Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Hartford Stage, Huntington Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Kennedy Center, Williamstown Theatre Festival. 
Mr. Rita's nominations and awards include: LA Drama Critics Circle for Ricardo Kahn’s Fly, Audelco Award for August Wilson’s Piano Lesson, Henry Hewes Design Award for Horton Foote’s Orphans’ Home Cycle, Lucille Lortel Nomination for Horton Foote’s Orphans’ Home Cycle, Obie Award for Engaged, Outer Critics Circle Nomination for Enchanted April, and a Recipient of Princess Grace Theatre Award and Princess Grace Faberge Award. 

Visit his website at:  http://designbyrui.com 

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Carrie Robbins

Carrie Robbins
Costume Design - 1975 Honoree for Polly

Designer Carrie Robbins’ noted work of more than thirty Broadway shows, including Class Act, Grease (original), Agnes of God, Yentl, Octette Bridge Club , Sweet Bird of Youth (Bacall), Frankenstein, Happy End (Streep), Boys of Winter, Cyrano (Langella), Shadow Box (Ruehl).
Her awards and nominations include: five Drama Desk Awards, the Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Theatre Development Fund & the tdf/Costume Collection with the support of the Tobin Theatre Arts Fund, two Tony (nominations), Maharam, USITT/Prague International, L.A. Dramalogue, Henry Hughes, F.I.T-Surface Design, and Audelco, among others.
Ms, Robbins’ costumes for the Irving Berlin musical White Christmas, have played major cities in the USA, Broadway, & Great Britain. Her national work includes M. Butterfly and On the Verge, with the Arena Stage, and the Gershwin musical An American In Paris by Ken Ludwig for director Gregory Boyd at the Alley Theatre, in Houston, Additionally both The Tempest, with Anthony Hopkins as Prospero and Flea in Her Ear, directed by Tom Moore at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Ms. Robbins has worked for many productions a:t the Guthrie in St. Paul Minn., Williamstown, Mass. and a myriad of other venues from Alaska to Buffalo.
Robbins has an MFA from Yale School of Drama and held the position of Master Teacher of Costume Design at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts for many years. She is extremely proud of the extraordinary number of award-winning, successful young costume designers and costume teachers across the country who came out of her classes.

Visit her website at: http://carrierobbinsdesignageinc.com/carrie.html

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David Rockwell

David Rockwell  
Notable Effects – Scenery – 2011 Honoree for The Normal Heart  

Long before turning his attention to architecture, David Rockwell harbored a fascination with immersive environments. Growing up in the United States and Guadalajara, Mexico, David was a child of the theater, and was often cast in community repertory productions by his mother, a vaudeville dancer and choreographer. He has brought his passion for theater and artistic eye for the color and spectacle of Mexico to his practice. His scenic design credits include: Kiss Me, Kate (2019), The Nap (2018), Pretty Woman: The Musical (2018), Lobby Hero (2018), Michael Moore: The Terms of My Surrender (2017), Falsettos (2016), She Loves Me (2016), On Your Feet! (2015), and many others. 
Mr. Rockwell founded the Rockwell Group in 1984, a 150-person award winning, cross-disciplinary architecture and design practice based in New York City with satellite offices in Madrid and Shanghai. Inspired by theater, technology, and high-end craft, the firm creates a unique narrative for each project, ranging from restaurants, hotels, airport terminals, and hospitals, to festivals, museum exhibitions, and Broadway sets.  
His honors include: three Tony Award nominations for Best Scenic Design; and four Drama Desk Award nominations for Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical, the 2008 National Design Award by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum for outstanding achievement in Interior Design; the 2009 Pratt Legends Award; the Presidential Design Award for his renovation of the Grand Central Terminal; induction into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America and Interior Design magazine’s Hall of Fame; inclusion in Architectural Digest’s AD 100. Rockwell Group was named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative design practices in their annual World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies issue. 
Known for his commitment to charitable organizations, he currently serves as Chair Emeritus of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) and as a board member of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and Citymeals on Wheels.  
David was trained in architecture at Syracuse University and the Architectural Association in London. 

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Rockwell  

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Ann Roth

Ann Roth  
Costume Design – 2013 Honoree for The Nance, 2016 Honoree for Shuffle Along  

Ms. Roth has more than one hundred screen credits, among them are: The World of Henry Orient, Midnight Cowboy, Klute, Working Girl, Silkwood, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Mambo Kings, The Birdcage, Primary Colors, Cold Mountain, Closer, Freedomland, The Good Shepherd, Margot at the Wedding, Evening. 
Roth's myriad of stage credits include: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus (2019), King Lear (2019), To Kill a Mockingbird (2019) The Prom (2019), The Waverly Gallery ( 2019), The Iceman Cometh (2018), Carousel (revival, 2018), Three Tall Women (2018), Meteor Shower ( 2018), The Front Page (2016), Shuffle Along, The Odd Couple, The Star-Spangled Girl, Purlie, Seesaw, They're Playing Our Song, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Biloxi Blues, Butley, The Vertical Hour, and Deuce
Her theater awards and nominations include: eleven Tony Award nominations and one win, seven Drama Desk Award nominations and one win, too. 

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Roth  

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Brian H. Scott

Brian H. Scott
Notable Effects – Lighting – 2004 Honoree for bobrauschenbergamerica 

Mr. Scott is a Theatrical Designer working primarily in the medium of light.  As a SITI Company member and resident Lighting Designer since 1997, he has had the good fortune to focus on the creation of new work and the re-investigation of classic texts through a contemporary, as well as, a physically and visually rigorous lens.  His collaborations as a company member of Rude Mechs in Austin, Texas have offered equally invigorating opportunities to create new work through contemporary eyes, in addition to sweeping adaptations of such literary works as Greil Marcus’s look at the history of counter culture, “Lipstick Traces” and James Kelman’s book, “How Late It Was How Late”. 

Visit his website at:   https://brianhscott.com/BrianHScottLD/HOME.html 

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Jerome Sirlin

Jerome Sirlin
Scenic Design – 1989 Honoree for 1,000 Airplanes on the Roof

Mr. Sirlin has designed throughout the US, Canada and Europe, his productions range from avant-garde collaborations with Philip Glass, Allen Ginsberg and Lou Reed to pop concerts for Madonna and Paul Simon; from the classic world of Wagner's Ring Cycle and Verdi's Macbeth to contemporary operas such as John Corigliano's Ghosts of Versailles and Jonathan Dove's Flight; from big budget musicals like Kiss of the Spider Woman, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane and Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame to more intimate theatricals such as Piazzolla's Maria de Buenos Aires and the traveling stage circus Cirque Ingenieux.
Among Mr. Sirlin's theatrical awards, of note: Drama Desk Award forOutstanding Set Design, the Olivier Award for Best Set Designer and a Tony Award for Best Scenic Design, and a Henry Hewes Design Award.
In addition to Musical Theater and Opera, he has designed multimedia installations and shows for museums and other cultural institutions. Freedom Rising at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia gives the American Constitution both a historical and contemporary context. The video finale for the Hershey Park's Chocolate World Tour Ride, Hershey, Pennsylvania provides a whimsical ride through a landscape of American iconography.
Projects combining direction and scenic design include the European premiere of John Corigliano's opera The Ghosts of Versailles, Toshiro Mayuzumi's Kinkakuji (from the novel The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Mishima) for New York City Opera, and the world premiere of Marilyn – an opera by Ezra Laderman based on the last months of Marilyn Monroe's life. Arizona Opera's production of Candide (2018).

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Theodora Skipitares

Theodora Skipitares
Noteworthy/Unusual Effects - 1999, Honoree for A Harlot’s Progress

Ms. Skipitares, a multi-media visual artist and theatre director, has been creating her works for more than forty years. Her puppetry and original works have been widely praised for their conceptual brilliance. She is an Associate Professor of Art and Design Education at Pratt Institute.

Visit her website at: http://theodoraskipitares.com
See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodora_Skipitares


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Nevin Steinberg

Nevin Steinberg
Notable Effects - Sound Design - 2015 Honoree for Hamilton

A seasoned Broadway sound designer, Nevin is a passionate collaborator on a wide range of live events and theater productions. His recent projects include the game-changer Hamilton at The Public Theater, on Broadway, in London and on National Tour, and the cutting edge Dear Evan Hansen on and off-Broadway, on National Tour and in Toronto, continuing his dedication to the creation of new work.
In addition to his theater design, Nevin serves as the Audio Consultant for Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall. Also for Carnegie Hall, he has sound designed large-scale events for the Weill Music Institute at unusual venues such as Leonard Bernstein's Mass at The United Palace Theatre in Washington Heights and West Side Story at The Knockdown Center in Queens, New York.
In 2013, he opened the acclaimed Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway, and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Sound Design for his work on the production. Nevin's other sound designs in New York include Hadestown, The Cher Show, Bright Star, Bandstand, It Shoulda Been You and Terrence McNally’s Mothers and Sons on Broadway, the world premiere of John Kander and Greg Pierce's musical The Landing at The Vineyard Theatre, Far from Heaven at Playwrights Horizons Theatre, and The Performers, Magic/Bird and Lombardi on Broadway.
Formerly, Nevin was a founding principal of the prolific sound design firm Acme Sound Partners, and he provided sound design services for dozens of Broadway shows including such diverse TONY Award winners as In the Heights, Hair, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Light in the Piazza, Avenue Q and La Bohème. During the eleven years Nevin was with the company, Acme was recognized with TONY Award nominations for Best Sound Design in each of the first five years the award was given (for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Fences, Hair and In the Heights). Also during his tenure, Acme received six Drama Desk Award nominations and won the Drama Desk Award four times, for Porgy and Bess, Bengal Tiger, Ragtime and La Bohème.
Nevin has also been a guest speaker and evaluated student projects for sound design programs at North Carolina School of the Arts, Purdue University and Cal Arts. In November of 2011 he led a three-day workshop and symposium in Seoul for Arts Council Korea Human Resource Development Center's inaugural International Theatre Arts program.
He holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard College in English and American Literature and Language, and in 2011 completed a Certificate Program in Arts Management at NYU's School for Continuing Professional Studies. Nevin is Trustee of the Town Hall Foundation, Inc., the non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and support of The Town Hall, a cultural and education center as well as a national historic landmark in the center of Times Square.​​​​​​​

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Jeff Sugg

Jeff Sugg 
Notable Effects – Projections – 2008 Honoree (with Jim Findlay) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island, 2009 Honoree for 33 Variations 

Mr. Sugg, is a New York based artist and designer. He is a co-founder of the performance group Accinosco along with Cynthia Hopkins and Jim Findlay and co-designed their critically acclaimed trilogy (Accidental Nostalgia, Must Don't Whip 'Um, and The Success of Failure or, The Failure of Success). Theatrical credits include: Tina the Musical (to open in fall 2019), All My Sons, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (broadway, Tour, Australia), Sweat, Bring It On, 33 Variations (projections: Broadway), Race For Love (projections: China), The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (co-set & projections: The Vineyard Theater), El Conquistador! (lights: New York Theater Workshop), The Thomashefsky Project & Let Them Eat Cake, Of Thee I Sing (projections: San Francisco Symphony). Multiple designs for theater companies: The Pig Iron Theatre Company (sets & lights), The Collapsable Giraffe (lights), Transmission Projects (co-founder: lights & projections), Daniel Wilkins and some superfriends (lights). Music design: Natalie Cole (lights), and Natalie Merchant (lights). 
Mr. Sugg is the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award, Obie Award, Bessie Award, and two Henry Hewes Design Awards. 

Visit his website at:   http://www.jeffsugg.com 

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Robert U. Taylor

Robert U. Taylor
Scenic Design -1972 Honoree for Beggar’s Opera

Mr. Taylor a Scenic Designer, attended  the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University. Taylor has designed for a myriad of national productions primarily in New York, in both on and off Broadway productions.  He has won the Drama Desk Award, Obie Awards and other theater awards.
He has worked extensively in film and TV, designed over 700 commercials, many won Clios. He has designed a dozen restaurants in New York City and abroad.  He has taught at Princeton University, Hunter College, Rhode Island School of Design, and lectured on CGI at Yale.
Mr. Taylor enjoys extensive design credits with major film studios and the international amusement park industry. Titles and projects of note: Back to the Future, The Ride, a Sega video simulator film with Steven Spielberg at the LUXOR theme park in Los Vegas, film work for Judge Dredd, Eraser, Event Horizon, Shadow Conspiracy, Starship Troopers, The Matrix, What Dreams May Come, a Disney Productions interactive ride /CGI project derived from the book Dinotopia, and The Book of Pooh.
Adirondack Scenic an amusement park ride for Universal Studios Dubailand i. a project for Make A Wish Foundation: the Wishing Castle in NJ; a Sesame Street Darkride project for Resorts World, Universal, Singapore, for Westgate Park in Singapore, show environment designs for Wuhan Movie Themepark, by the Dalian Wanda Group, Shanghai XianDai Arch.Des. Ltd., in Harbin, Nanchang, and Guangzhou.
He designed and rendered ext. & int. architectural projects in MA and CT., a Condo Project with 52 duplexes and 18 single units, & architectural projects in FL, GA, CO, & Mexico.
​​​​​​​He had 10 shows of his paintings, & several of his set designs & models are in various books on set design & have been exhibited at the Smithsonian, the I.T.I., and at the McNay Art Museum coll. of scenic art, San Antonio, Texas.

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Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor
Scenic Design, Costume Design, and Notable Effects – 1980 Honoree for
The Haggadah
Notable Effects – 1988 Honoree for Juan Darién: A Carnival Mask​​​​​​​
Costume Design – 1998 for The Lion King


In 1998, Ms. Taymor won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical and for Best Costumes for The Lion King. She also won Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League awards for her direction, and myriad awards for her original costume, mask and puppet designs. Ms. Taymor made her Broadway debut in 1996 with Juan Darién: A Carnival Mask (Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater), nominated for five Tony Awards. Other theater work includes The Green Bird (New Victory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse and the Cort Theatre on Broadway); Titus AndronicusThe Tempest and The Taming of the Shrew (Theatre for a New Audience); Juan Darién: A Carnival Mask (Music-Theatre Group); co-adapter and director of The Transposed Heads (Lincoln Center and American Music Theatre Festival) and Liberty's Taken (Castle Hill Festival); designer and choreographer of The King Stag (American Repertory Theatre). Opera direction: Grendel (Los Angeles Opera and the Lincoln Center Festival); The Magic Flute (Maggio Musicale, Florence); Oedipus Rex (Saito Kinen Festival, Japan); Salomé (Kirov Opera); The Flying Dutchman (Los Angeles Opera). Film direction: Across the Universe (2006); Frida (2002), winner of two Academy Awards, starring Salma HayekTitus (1999), starring Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange. Fool's Fire (for American Playhouse) premiered at Sundance and aired on PBS in 1992. Books: Julie Taymor: Playing With Fire, spanning more than 20 years of her work (Abrams); illustrated screenplays for Titus and Frida (Newmarket Press); The Lion King: Pride Rock on Broadway (Hyperion). Ms. Taymor's awards include a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Emmy for her film of Oedipus Rex, Obie Awards for Visual Magic and for Juan Darién: A Carnival Mask, the Brandeis Creative Arts Award, the Dorothy Chandler Performing Arts Award and the International Classical Music Award for Best Opera Production (Oedipus Rex).

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Louisa Thompson

Louisa Thompson
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Scenic Design – 2002 Honoree for [Sic], 2009 Honoree for Blasted

Ms. Thompson’s NYC credits include: If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka (2019), Days of Rage (2018), Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf (2018), The Red Letter Plays: In the Blood (2017), The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, Detroit, Gatz, This, Elevator Repair Service; Soho Repertory Theatre; Target, Margin Theater; Clubbed Thumb; Rattlestick, Playwrights Theater; Theatreworks USA; The Foundry Theater Company; MCC Theatre. Regional credits: Berkeley Repertory Theatre; Center Theatre Group; Arden Theatre; Bard SummerScape; The McCarter Theatre; The Papermill Playhouse; Shakespeare Santa Cruz; La Jolla Playhouse; The Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis; Philadelphia Theatre Company; Geva Theatre; Triad Stage; The Empty Space Theatre; Yale Repertory Theatre; The Juilliard School.
Ms. Thompson has an M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama and is an Associate Professor at Hunter College New York.
She is the recipient of a 2019 Obie Award,  for Sustained Excellence in Scenic Design.

See also: http://iobdb.com/CreditableEntity/11626

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Jennifer Tipton

Jennifer Tipton
Lighting Design – 1987 Honoree for Worstward Ho, 1989 Honoree for
A Tale of Two Cities, 1989 Honoree for Jerome Robbins’ Broadway,
1989 Honoree for Long Day’s Journey Into Night, 1989 Honoree for
The Rimers of Eldritch, 1989 Honoree for Waiting for Godot 


Tipton came to New York to study dance, after attending Cornell.  Her interest in lighting began with a course in the subject at the American Dance Festival, Connecticut College. She has been awarded two Bessies and a Laurence Olivier Award for lighting dance; her work in that field includes pieces choreographed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jiri Kylian, Dana Reitz, Jerome Robbins, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, and Dan Wagoner, among many others. 
In the theatre, she has won a Joseph Jefferson Award, a Kudo, a Drama-Logue Award, two American Theatre Wing Awards, an Obie, two Drama Desk Awards, the first for The Cherry Orchard and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf; the second for Jerome Robbins' Broadway, and two Tonys for The Cherry Orchard and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. Ms. Tipton was recently nominated for a Tony Award for To Kill A Mocking Bird.
Her opera work includes Robert Wilson's production of Parsifal at the Houston Grand Opera and Peter Sellar's production of Tannhauser for the Chicago Light Opera. In the fall of 1991 she directed a production of The Tempest at the Guthrie. She has been an artistic associate with the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge and the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. In 1982, she received the Creative Arts Award in Dance from Brandeis University. She held a Guggenheim Fellowship for the 1986-87 season and received the 1989 Commonwealth Award in Dramatic Arts. In 1991, she received a Dance Magazine Award. She has been a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Theater Program Distinguished Artist Award, and a grant in the National Theatre Artist Residency Program funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Ms. Tipton also teaches lighting at the Yale University School of Drama. Her lighting designs have been employed at the American Ballet Theatre's repertory since 1971.

See her YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubcYEcM40bM

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Basil Twist

Basil Twist
Notable Effects – Production Design – 2005 Honoree for Symphonie Fantastique 

Basil Twist's work was first spotlighted in New York by The Jim Henson International Festival of Puppetry with his award winning The Araneidae Show. Coupled with the subsequent critically praised and multiple award winning Symphonie Fantastique, Twist was revealed as a singular artist of unlimited imagination. ‘Symphonie’ has since toured internationally, and throughout the United States. 
Highlights of Twist’s subsequent work have included Petrushka (commissioned by Lincoln Center) and Dogugaeshi (The Japan Society), Behind the Lid (Silver Whale Gallery) with the legendary Lee Nagrin and Arias with a Twist (HERE) co-created with nightlife icon Joey Arias. His productions have toured throughout the world. 
On Broadway he created and staged the puppetry in The Addams Family for which he won a Drama Desk Award and staged the puppetry for the beloved Pee-Wee Herman Show. He made his debut at the Comedie Francaise as designer and co-director of A Streetcar named Desire with Lee Breuer. He conceived and directed two successful operas, Ottorini Respighi’s La Bella Dormente Nel Bosco, with the Gotham Chamber Opera at the Lincoln Center and Spoleto USA Festivals, and Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel for the Houston and Atlanta Operas. Master Peter’s Puppet Show with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He has adapted his Petrushka to concert hall staging with full orchestra for the Fort Worth and Phoenix Symphonies. His maverick Rite of Spring – a ballet without dancers made its world premiere this spring at Memorial Hall commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts. 
Additional collaborative work has included: In dance, Darkness and Light with Pilobolus and Wonderboy with The Joe Goode Dance Company. In drama, Paula Vogel's play The Long Christmas Ride Home (including directing and designing the West Coast Premiere at The Magic Theatre), Red Beads, Peter and Wendy, puppetry for the Oskar Eustis-directed Hamlet for New York’s Shakespeare in the Park and Des McAunuff's Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots at the La Jolla Playhouse. Basil has taught at leading Universities such as Duke, New York University and Brown and as a guest lecturer of the US State Dept. in Russia. He has received an Obie, a Drama Desk Award, five UNIMA Awards, two Bessie Awards, a New York Innovative Theatre Award, a Henry Hewes Design Award, a Guggenheim, a USA Artists fellowship and a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award.

Visit his website at:  http://www.basiltwist.com

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Robin Wagner

Robin Wagner
Scenic Design –1973 Honoree for Seesaw

Mr. Wagner's extensive Broadway designs include: Young FrankensteinThe Producers (Tony Award), The Boy From OzKiss Me, KateSaturday Night FeverSide ShowAngels in AmericaVictor/VictoriaJelly's Last JamCity Of Angels (Tony Award), Crazy for YouJerome Robbins' BroadwayChess, 42nd StreetDreamgirlsOn the Twentieth Century (Tony Award), A Chorus LineJesus Christ SuperstarLennyPromises, PromisesThe Great White Hope, and Hair. Other thearter design work includes operas, ballet, : the Metropolitan, Swedish Royal, Vienna State, Hamburg State Opera, Royal Opera Covent Garden and the New York City Ballet. Mr. Wagner has been a six time winner of the Drama Desk Award, three Tony awards for scenic design, Outer Critics Circle and other mentions. Mr. Wagner is a member of the Theatre Hall of Fame, and is a trustee of the Public Theater.

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Tony Walton

Tony Walton
Scenic Design – 1986 Honoree for The House of Blue Leaves, 1994 Honoree for
She Loves Me

Mr. Walton was born in England in 1934. His first his stage design was for Noël Coward's Broadway production of Conversation Piece (1957). 
Among his many notable credits: for the Irish Repertory Theatre he has directed and designed The Importance of Being EarnestMajor Barbara and the U.S. premiere of Noël Coward's 
After The Ball. And on Broadway, Well (2006) and revivals of Our TownI'm Not Rappaport
The Man Who Came to DinnerUncle VanyaAnnie Get Your Gun1776A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The ForumShe Loves MeGuys and Dolls, Anything Goes, Bob Fosse's original productions of Chicago and Pippin; Pinter's Moonlight and Ashes to AshesGrand HotelThe Real ThingThe Will Rogers Follies, and The House of Blue Leaves, Madison Square Garden's A Christmas Carol and Julie Andrews' triumphant revival of The Boy Friend. He also directed and designed the smash hit revival of
Where's Charlie? for the Goodspeed Opera House, and other distinguished regional theaters. For the past 50 years Mr. Walton has designed settings and costumes film too, including:Mary PoppinsMurder on the Orient ExpressFahrenheit 451The WizThe Boy FriendAll That JazzDeath of a SalesmanThe Glass MenagerieRegarding Henry, and Deathtrap. His many awards include the Oscar, the Emmy and 3 Tonys (16 nominations). He was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame in 1991.

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Mark Wendland

Mark Wendland 
Scenic Design – 2008 Honoree for Next to Normal, 2008 Honoree for Richard III, 2008 Honoree for Unconditional 

Mr. Wendland's Broadway and Off-Broadway designs include: Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow ( 2019), The Mother, (2019), Six Degrees of Separation,Yen, Heisenberg, Next To Normal, Significant Other, If/Then, the Tony-winning revival of Death of a Salesman, Talk Radio, An Almost Holy Picture, Richard III (Classic Stage Company), Unconditional (Labyrinth), Iron (MTC), Henry V and Cymbeline (NYSF), An Almost Holy Picture (Roundabout) and many others. 
His regional work includes: the Public Theatre, MTC, Vineyard, Guthrie, Mark Taper, La Jolla, Steppenwolf, Denver Center, Trinity Rep, Alley, San Francisco Opera, Long Beach Opera, McCarter and many others. 
Mr. Wendland has received nominations and awards from:Drama Desk, Lortel, Antoinette Perry, and many Henry Hewes honors.

Visit his website at: http://www.markwendland.com/ 

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Angela Wendt

Angela Wendt
Costume Design – 1996 Honoree for Rent

Ms. Wendt received a 1996 Drama Desk Award nomination for Rent. Ms. Wendt is from Germany where she studied set and costume design in Berlin at Hochschule der Kunste. Her theater credits include productions of Rent, The Distance From Here, Underpants, Race, Bright Lights, Big City, the American premiere of Play with Repeats by Martin Crimp, Lysistrata directed by Barry Edelstein, The Autobiography of Aiken Fiction by Kate Moira Ryan (Samuel Beckett Theatre), Twelfth Night (Tennessee Rep), The Great Pretenders (Juilliard), Marisol by Jose Rivera (Public). Feature films include; Childhood's End directed by Jeff Lipsky. She has designed for Dance performances: Tilliboyo and Regions by Molissa Fenley; Savanna by Peggy Baher, as well as numerous music videos in the U.S. and Europe.

See also: https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Angela-Wendt/

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Darron L. West

Darron L. West
Notable Effects – Sound – 2004 Honoree for bobrauschenbergamerica, 2005 Honoree for Hot ’N Throbbing

Mr. West is a Sound Designer and company member of Anne Bogart's SITI Company. His work for Broadway and Off-Broadway, plus dance, has been heard in over 400 productions throughout New York as well as Nationally and Internationally. Among numerous nominations his accolades for Sound Design include: the 2006 Lortel and AUDELCO Awards, 2004 and 2005 Henry Hewes Design Awards, the Princess Grace, The Village Voice OBIE Award, and the Entertainment Design Magazine EDDY Award. Former Resident Sound Designer for Actors Theater of Louisville his directing credits include Kid Simple for the 2004 Humana New Play Festival, Big Love for Austin's Rude Mechs (Austin Critics Table Award Best Director) and SITI's War of the Worlds Radio Play and Radio Macbeth the National Tours.

See also: http://siti.org/content/darron-l-west   

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Peter Wexler

Peter Wexler
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Scenic Design – 1968 Honoree for The Happy Time

Mr. Wexler  has worked for more than six decades in the realm of performance art; as a designer of scenery, costumes, lighting, concerts, indoor and outdoor performance facilities. He additionally has ben a producer and  a studio artist. Among his credits of note, designs for Broadway (The Happy Time); off-Broadway (War and Peace); The Metropolitan Opera (Les Troyens); The New York Philharmonic (The Rugs Concerts, The Promenades Concerts); The Boston Symphony (Pops); The Los Angeles Symphony (Hollywood Bowl); and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. He has also produced large exhibitions (The Smithsonian Institution) and has consulted on the design of theatres and concert performance spaces including the Carlos Moseley Music Pavilion in Central Park, NY, which he conceived. The Library at Furman University in Greenville, SC is currently digitizing all of his projects for online availability as THE PETER WEXLER DIGITAL MUSEUM AT FURMAN UNIVERSITY. Website>>  (http://www.peterwexlerstudio.com/index.html  Mr. Wexler was active in founding regional theatres (the Mark Taper Forum and the Pittsburgh Public Theatre) and consulted on TV design (The Merv Griffin Show, The ABC World News with Peter Jennings). He has produced large outdoor music festivals featuring artists such as the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson, Van Cliburn and Mstislav Rostropovich.

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Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson
Scenic Design – 1975 Honoree for A Letter For Queen Victoria 
Notable Effects – 1987 Honoree for The Civil Wars – Act 5, The Trees

Mr. Wilson has been acknowledged as a leading figure of the international avant-garde theatre world. As a director and playwrite, his works integrate a variety of artistic media, including movement, dance, painting, lighting, furniture design, sculpture, music, and text. He is also a choreographer, performer, painter, sculptor, video artist, as well as sound and lighting designer. 
After attending Pratt Institute, MFA 1964, Wilson's lengthy career began to take shape with an early happening, Duricglte & Tomorrow, 1965. Over the decades since, Wilson has notably collaborated with: Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds, creating such pieces as Deafman Glance (1970), and The Life and Times of Joseph Stalin (1973). The opera, Einstein on the Beach, 1976, was written with composer Philip Glass. The production changed conventional perceptions of opera as an art form. In Europe, original works include, Death, Destruction and Detroit I-III (Berlin; 1975, 1987,1999), and has directed and designed productions from the original repertoire, including his 1987 version of Strauss's Salomé at La Scala in Milan; Parsifal (Hamburg, 1991); Lohengrin (Zurich, 1991); Madam Butterfly (1993) at the Opera Bastille; Der Ring des Nibelungen (Zurich, 1999); and Faust (2008) for the Polish National Opera. 
 Of a lengthly list of awards and honors, include the German Theatre Critics Award for "Best Production of the Year"; a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director for Deafman Glance; and the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize for lifetime achievement. In 1986 his international epic CIVIL warS, was the sole nominee for the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Other notable productions include: Alice (with Tom Waits and Paul Schmidt), 1992; Skin, Meat, Bone (with Alvin Lucier), 1994; Timerocker (with Lou Reed), 1997; Georg Büchner's Woyzeck (with Tom Waits), 2002; Jean de La Fontaine's The Fables, 2005; Ibsen's Peer Gynt, 2005 (in Norway); Brecht's The Threepenny Opera, 2007(in Berlin); , Polish National Opera, 2008; Sonnets based on Shakespeare's Sonnets with Rufus Wainwright, 2009 (in Berlin); The Life and Death of Marina Abramović with Marina Abramović, 2011 (Manchester International Festival, UK); Jungle Book [Le livre de la jungle] with CocoRosie, based on "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling (1894) [French version]. (Luxembourg) 2019.

Visit his website at: http://www.robertwilson.com/chronology-theater 
​​​​​​​See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Wilson_(director)

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Robert Wierzel

Robert Wierzel
Lighting Design – 1991 Honoree for Hydrogen Jukebox

As a lighting designer, Mr. Wierzel has worked with artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds in theater, dance, new music, museums and opera on stages nationally and abroad. Mr. Wierzel has worked with the following: Glimmerglass Festival, New York City Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Chicago Opera Theater, Florida Grand Opera, Folk Opera of Sweden, Gotham Chamber Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Lincoln Center Great Performances, Lyric Opera of Chicago, L'Operade of Montreal, Manhattan School of Music, Minnesota Opera, Nashville Opera, Opera Cleveland, Opera Columbus, Opera Omaha, Pittsburgh Opera, Portland Opera, San Diego Opera, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, Tokyo Opera, Utah Opera and Symphony, Vancouver Opera, Virginia Opera, Washington Opera, Doug Varone and Dancers, Donna Uchizono Dance Company, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Sean Curran Dance Company, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Diversions Dance Company, Alonzo's King's Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Larry Goldhuber Dance, Boston Ballet, London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Berlin Opera Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Company, Connecticut Ballet, Paul Hall Contemporary Dance Theatre, Alliance Theatre Company, A Contemporary Theatre of Seattle, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, A.C.T. American Conservatory Theatre, Alley Theatre, A.R.T. American Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, California Shakespeare Festival, Center Stage, Center Theatre Group Los Angeles, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cleveland Play House, Dallas Theatre Center, Delaware Theatre Company, George Street Playhouse, Geva Theatre Center, The Goodman Theatre, The Guthrie Theatre, Hartford Stage Company, Huntington Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre Company, Long Wharf Theatre, among many others.

Mr. Wierzel has the following awards to his credit: the Primetime Emmy Award, Obie Award, and Bessie Award along with several nominations for his work including multiple Audelco Award nominations, Joseph Jefferson Award nomination, Barrymore Award nomination, Helen Hayes Design Award nomination, the  LA Theatre Ovation Award, the Henry Hewes Design Award for Lighting Design Award and a Tony nomination for Best Lighting Design in a Musical, in 2010. 

See also:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Wierzel

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Donyale Werle

Donyale Werle 
Scenic Design – 2010 Honoree for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson 

Ms. Werle is a Brooklyn, NY based theatrical set designer who supports and employs sustainable practices in scenic design. She is the Co-Chair (with Bob Usdin) of the Pre/Post Production Committee for the Broadway Green Alliance. The BGA inspires, educates & motivates the entire theater community and  it's patrons to implement environmentally responsible practices. She works with salvaged materials to create unique, handcrafted sets & props. She has received a 2011 Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, 2011 Lucille Lortel Award and the 2010 Henry Hewes Design Award for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (The Public Theater). She has also received a 2011 Tony Nomination for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and a 2012 Tony Award for Peter and the Starcatcher on Broadway, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. 

Visit her website at: http://www.donyalewerle.com/ 

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David C. Woolard

David C. Woolard
Costume Design – 2001 Honoree for The Rocky Horror Show
Notable Effects – Costumes  - 2010 Honoree for The Orphans’ Home Cycle

Mr. Wollard’s Broadway credits include: Bronx Bombers, First Date, Lysistrata Jones, West Side Story, Jane Fonda’s clothing for 33 Variations, Dividing The Estate, The Farnsworth Invention, Ring Of Fire, All Shook Up, The Rocky Horror Show, (2001 Tony Award nomination) Voices In The Dark, The Who's Tommy (1993 Tony and Olivier Award nominations), Bells Are Ringing, Marlene, Wait Until Dark, , Horton Foote’s The Young Man From Atlanta, Damn Yankees, A Few Good Men, The Smell of The Kill. Selected Off-Broadway productions include: The Donkey Show, The Bomb-ity of Errors, The Obie Award-winning Jeffrey, Nicky Silver's The Eros Trilogy, Defying Gravity, Bunny Bunny, Mrs. Klein (with Uta Hagen), Breaking Legs, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Godspell and the encore production of One Touch of Venus, as well as designs at the Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club and Playwrights Horizons, among others. He has designed for opera companies including Minnesota Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, as well as numerous regional theaters.
With his partner Gary Field, he started Career Gear, a non-profit organization that provides career counseling, interview clothing and follow-up support to low-income men seeking employment.

Visit his website at: http://davidcwoolard.com/about/

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Anita Yavich

Anita Yavich
Costume Design – 2006 Honoree for Measure for Pleasure 

Ms. Yavich's costume designs include productions of: Soft Power, The Mother, Thom Pain (based on nothing), Apologia, Oedipus El Rey, The Moors, The View UpStairs, Anna in the Tropics, and Ainadamar composed by Osvaldo Golijov at Tanglewood, Les Troyens at the Metropolitan Opera, Aladdin for Disneyland's Hyperion Theatre, Steve Reich's Three Tales at the Vienna Festival and international tour, Orphan of Chao at Lincoln Center Festival; The Oresteia at Berkeley Rep; Kit Marlowe, The Winter's Tale, Civil Sex and Pericles at the Public; Texts for Nothing directed by and featuring Bill Irwin at CSC; Geography-Tree by Ralph Lemon at BAM; Red at MTC; Mere Mortals and Others at John Houseman Theatre; and The Universe by Richard Foreman at the Ontological Hysterics. Opera credits include: Fidelio and Die Walkure at Washington Opera, Arsace II at San Francisco Opera, Madama Butterfly at Houston Grand Opera and Grand Theatre de Geneve, Der Fliegende Hollander at Spoleto Festival and The Silver River at Spoleto Festival.
Ms. Yavich is an Associate Professor of Theater Design at SUNY Purchase and a Lecturer in Theater at Princeton University.

See also: https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Anita-Yavich/ 

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Michael Yeargan

Michael Yeargan
Scenic Design – 1979 Honoree for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,
2003 Honoree for The Light in The Piazza


Mr. Yeargan’s professional life has been mostly as a Scenic designer although early on he did some costume design as well. His Broadway credits include:  South Pacific (Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award noms., Drama Desk Award), CymbelineAwake and Sing! (Drama Desk Award, Tony nomination), Edward Albee's SeascapeThe Light in the Piazza (Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Award nom.), The Ritz (original production), Hay Fever with Rosemary Harris; Ah, Wilderness! with Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhurst; A Lesson From Aloes; as well as many credits in Off-Broadway and regional theatre. In London: BecketCyrano de Bergerac. Opera works include: Metropolitan Opera (Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Otello, Ariadne auf Naxos, Cosí fan Tutte, Don Giovanni, Susanna, The Great Gatsby), NY City Opera (Norma, Madama Butterfly, Tosca, La Finta Giardiniera) as well as work at major opera companies throughout the United States, Europe and Australia.

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Paul Zaloom

Paul Zaloom
Lighting Design – 1996 Honoree for Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk

Mr. Zaloom is a comedic puppeteer, political satirist, filmmaker, and performance artist who lives and works in Los Angeles and tours his work all over the world. Zaloom has written, designed and performed 12 full length solo spectacles, including Fruit of Zaloom, Sick But TrueMother of All Enemies and, White Like Me: A Honky Dory Puppet Show.
Zaloom began his career with the avant-garde puppet company, the Bread and Puppet Theater, in Vermont at the age of 19. After thirty years with Bread and Puppet Theater, he began making solo shows in 1978 and has since worked with found objects, rod puppets, toy theater, shadow puppets, overhead projections, cantastoria (story telling with pictures), hand puppets, and humanettes.
Zaloom has played the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, the Spoleto Festival USA, and King Tut's Wah-Wah Hut, plus hundreds of other venues in 40 states. Numerous international festivals have featured his work on his many European tours. On the screens he is known for Beakman's World (1992, four seasons), Dante's Inferno (2007) and In Smog and Thunder (2003).  

Visit his website at: http://www.zaloom.com/index.html

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Catherine Zuber

Catherine Zuber 
Costume Design – 2003 Honoree for Dinner at Eight, 2003 Honoree for Far Away2003 Honoree for Intimate Apparel
Special Citation – Costume Design -  2007 Honoree for The Coast of Utopia

​​​​​​​Ms. Zuber's numerous Broadway credits include: The Light in the Piazza (Tony Award), Edward Albee's Seascape, Awake and Sing!, A Naked Girl On The Appian Way, In My Life, Doubt, Little Women, Dracula, Frozen, Dinner at Eight (Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nomination), Twelfth Night (Tony and Drama Desk nomination), Ivanov, Triumph of Love (Drama Desk nomination), London Assurance, The Rose Tattoo, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, The Sound of Music, and The Red Shoes.  Her Off-Broadway works include: Julius Caesar, The Harlequin Studies, Intimate Apparel (Lucille Lortel Award, Ovation Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations), EngagedBeckett/Albee, The Beard of Avon (Lucille Lortel Award), Far Away, and many others. She is the recipient of the 2003 and 2004 Henry Hewes Award for Outstanding Costume Design, 2004 Lucille Lortel Award, 2004 Ovation Award, 1997 and 2005 Obie Award for Sustained Achievement. Ms. Zuber has won seven Tony Awards, and has been nominated 14 times. 
Her regional work include productions at: Center Stage, Goodman Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre, Kennedy Center, Guthrie Theater, Hartford Stage Company, Seattle Rep., La Jolla Playhouse, and Mark Taper Forum. Opera and dance credits range from ABT, Tribute to George Harrison, Canadian Opera Company, New York City Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Houston Grand Opera, to the L.A. Opera and Fête des Vignerons, 1999 Vevey, Switzerland. 
Ms. Zuber is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. 

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Zuber 

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