CURRENT SCENIC DESIGN PROJECTS:

TheatreWorks - Palo Alto, California        
    
The Book of Will  (director:  Robert Kelley – opens June, 2020)

Center Repertory Theatre - Walnut Creek, California     
  
  In the Heights  (director: Amanda Folena  – opens May, 2020)

The Jewel Theatre  - Santa Cruz, California
       
Heisenberg (director:  Paul Mullins – March, 2020)

The Mountain Play - Mt. Tamalpais, California     
   
 Hello Dolly  (director: Jay Manley  – opens May, 2020)

San Jose State University -  San Jose, California
    
The Dreamer Project (director: Kathleen Normington  – opens November, 2019)
    
The Threepenny Opera (director:  Kirsten Brandt – opens April 2020)

Spartan Films - San Jose, California        
   
 How to Tell a Mother Her Child is Dead   (Production Design for Short Film –
                                                                        director:  Harry Mathias – November, 2019)

RECENT SCENIC DESIGN PROJECTS

Florida Studio Theatre - Sarasota, Florida
    
The Cottage (director: Jason Cannon – August, 2019)

The Jewel Theatre - Santa Cruz, California
   
 Breaking the Code (director: Kirsten Brandt – March, 2019)

TheatreWorks  -  Palo Alto, California        
    
The Language Archive (director  Jeffrey Lowe – July, 2019)
    
Fun Home (director:  Robert Kelley – October, 2018 – Theatre Critics Circle Award for Set Design)
    
Spartan Films - San Jose, California        
    
Breakfast   (Production Design for Short Film - director:  Nick Martinez – August, 2019)



ILLUSTRATIVE LIST OF DESIGNS:
(FULL LIST OF DESIGN WORK AVAILABLE ON PRINTABLE RESUME - OVER 350 PRODUCTIONS)

TheatreWorks (Palo Alto, California) 35 productions between 1997 - 2019, including:
Fun Home   (director:  Robert Kelley – October, 2018)
Native Gardens   (director:  Amy Gonzalez – August, 2018)
Crimes of the Heart (director:  Giovanna Sardelli - January, 2017)
Outside Mullingar  (director:  Robert Kelley – October, 2016)  
The Country House  (director:  Robert Kelley – September 2015)
Sweeney Todd  (director Robert Kelley - October 2014)
33 Variations (Regional premiere) (director: Robert Kelley, 2012)
The Pitmen Painters (Regional premiere) (director:  Leslie Martinson, 2012)
Snow Falling on Cedars (West Coast premiere) (director:  Robert Kelley, 2011)
To Kill a Mockingbird  (director:  Robert Kelley, 2010)
Twentieth Century (Regional premiere) (director: Robert Kelley, 2009)
Dessa Rose (West Coast premiere) (director: Robert Kelley, 2006)
Dolly West's Kitchen (American premiere) (director: Robert Kelley, 2005)
Legacy Codes (World premiere) (director: Amy Gonzalez, 2003)
Bat Boy (Palo Alto & San Francisco productions) (director: Linda Goodrich, 2003)

Colorado Shakespeare Festival  (Boulder, Colorado)   17 productions between 2007 - 2012, including:
Richard III (director:  Tina Packer, 2012)
Romeo & Juliet (director: Lynne Collins, 2011)
Taming of the Shrew  (director: Stephanie Shine, 2010)
Hamlet (director: Philip Sneed, 2009)
Macbeth (director: Lynne Collins, 2008)
Love's Labours Lost (director: Gavin Cameron-Webb, 2008)

Center Repertory Theatre  (Walnut Creek, California)
The Sisters Matsumoto  (director:  Mina Morita – April, 2017)
Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike  (director:  Mark Phillips – October, 2015)
Cowgirls (director: Eleanor Reissa, 2004)
Don't Dress for Dinner (director: Gillian Eaton, 2003)
Collected Stories (director: Gillian Eaton, 2003)
Amy's View (director: David Hay, 2002)

The Starlight Theatre  (Rockford, Illinois)   66 productions between 2007 & 2015, including:
Sweeney Todd (director:  Michael Webb, 2012)
Phantom of the Opera (director:  Michael Webb, 2011)
After Dark  (World Premiere) (director:  Michael Webb, 2011)
Chicago  (director: Michael Webb, 2010)
Aida  (director: Michael Webb, 2010)
Evita (director: Michael Webb, 2009)
The Producers (director: Michael Webb, 2009)

Active Arts Theatre  (Oakland, California)   
Strega Nona
(National Tour starting in 2009) (director: Tracy Ward)

American Musical Theatre of San Jose   (San Jose, California)   
Christmas Dreamland
(World premiere) (director: Tim Bair, 2005)
West Side Story (director: Stephen Bourneuf, 2005)
The Big Bang (director: Christopher Scott, 2003)
Damn Yankees (director: Dianna Shuster, 2002)

Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley, California)  
Sundiata (World premier) (director: Coleman Domingo, 2002)

The Cleveland Playhouse (Cleveland, Ohio)   6 productions between 1994 & 1996, including:
A Grand Night for Singing (scenic & lighting design) (director: Loretta Greco, 1996)
The Lower Rooms (director: Victoria Pero, 1994)

The Magic Theatre (San Francisco, California)  
3F, 4F (World premiere)  (director: Pam MacKinnon, 2005)

The Stardust Casino (Las Vegas, Nevada)
A Stardust Christmas (Christmas concert starring John Brack, 2003)

Peninsula Youth Theatre   (Mountain View, California)   64 productions between 1997 & 2017, including
Shrek (2014)
Cinderella (2012)
Pinocchio  (2011)
Peter Pan (2008 & 2013)
Cats (2006 & 2011)    
Les Miserables (2003 & 2009)
Aladdin (2001)

The Remy Bumppo Theatre (Chicago, Illinois)
The Voysey Inheritance (director: James Bohnen, 2008)

Opera San Jose   (San Jose, California)
The Magic Flute (director: Michael McConnell, 2003)

Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre (Northern & Southern California )
The Best Me (H.E.A.L) (touring production) (2006)
Nightmare on Puberty Street (touring production) (2002)
Zip's Great Day (touring production) (2000)

The Monomoy Theatre  (Cape Cod, Massachusetts)  15 productions between 1993 & 2004, including
Carousel (director: Alan Rust, 1999)
The Winslow Boy  (director: Susan Gregg, 1994)
The Lion in Winter  (director:  Malcolm Morrison, 1993)

OTHER THEATRES DESIGNED FOR INCLUDE:

  • Chautauqua Theatre
  • Judith Anderson Theatre, NYC
  • Harold Clurman Theatre, NYC
  • 29th Street Theatre, NYC
  • Marin Theatre Company
  • Foothill Theatre Company
  • Theatrical Arts International
  • Theatre Rhinoceros
  • Cabrillo Stage
  • Palo Alto Players
  • The Willows Theatre
  • San Jose Stage Company
  • Diablo Light Opera Company
  • San Jose Children’s Musical Theatre
  • Contra Costa Musical Theatre
  • Cumberland Valley High School Theatre
  • Woodminster Theatre
  • Peninsula Center Stage
  • Douglas Morrison Theatre
  • Canton Players Guild
  • Bayfront Theatre
  • Shotgun Players
  • Saratoga Drama Group
  • Busbarn Theatre Company
  • Starstruck Theatre
  • The Wildwood Festival

AWARDS & HONORS INCLUDE: (please download resume for full list)
  • 2019        San Jose State University:  Annual Authors & Artists Award for scenic design of The Language Archive
  • 2019        Silicon Valley Creates Laureate Award  - Backstage Laureate Award      
  • 2019        Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Scenic Design:  Fun Home
  • 2019        Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award nomination for Scenic Design:  Native Gardens
  • 2018        San Jose State University:  Annual Authors & Artists Award  for scenic design of Native Gardens
  • 2018        San Jose State University, College of Humanities & Arts:  Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Award
  • 2018        Theatre Bay Area Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  Outside Mullingar
  • 2018        Shellie Award for Outstanding Set Design:  Sisters Matsumoto
  • 2017        Broadway World Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  Outside Mullingar
  • 2017        Broadway World Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  Crimes of the Heart
  • 2017        Broadway World Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  Arsenic & Old Lace
  • 2017        Broadway World Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  Constellations
  • 2016        Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Circle Award nomination, Outstanding Set Design:  The Country House
  • 2016        Theatre Bay Area Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
  • 2010        Keynote Speaker & student design adjudicator, USITT / ACTF Northwest Regional Conference
  • 2009        Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Set Design:  Twentieth Century
  • 2008        Ovation Award for Scenic Design: Macbeth
  • 2007        Falstaff Award nomination for Scenic Design:  Twelfth Night
  • 2005        World Design Expo: designs selected for exhibition and inclusion in publication
  • 2005        Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Circle Award nomination, Outstanding Set Design of a Musical: Crowns
  • 2004        Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Circle Award nomination, Outstanding Set Design for a Musical: Bat Boy
  • 2001        Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Set Design for a Musical: Jekyll & Hyde
  • 2001        Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding Set Design for a Musical:  Floyd Collins
  • 1999        Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Set Design for a Drama: Night of the Iguana
  • 1999        Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Set Design for a Musical: Brimstone
  • 1995        Selected Exhibitor at the Prague Quadrennial for Scenic & Costume Designs: Mad Forest         

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: (please download Full C.V. here)

Institutions Include:
  • San Jose State University - Department of Film & Theatre
  • University of Chicago - Institute for Molecular Engineering
  • University of Miami - Department of Theatre Arts
  • Ohio University - School of Theater
  • University of Michigan - Department of Theater
  • Stanford University -  Department of Theater
  • University of Hartford - The Hartt School
  • University of Wisconsin -  Department of Theatre


REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
        (please download resume for full list)
SCENIC DESIGNER / SCENOGRAPHER

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