comprehensive vita

DUNYA RAMICOVA COSTUME DESIGNS

2008

DVD of DOCTOR ATOMIC: a new opera by Pulitzer winner John Adams, released by OpusArte.

2007

DOCTOR ATOMIC: a new opera composed by Pulitzer Prize winner John Adams, at CHICAGO LYRIC OPERA, Chicago, Illinois, and DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA Amsterdam, Holland. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.

2005

DOCTOR ATOMIC: a new opera composed by Pulitzer Prize winner John Adams,. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls. Opened October 2005 at SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, San Francisco, California.

AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY: a new opera commissioned by the METROPOLITAN OPERA, New York, New York. Composed by Tobias Picker. Libretto by Eugene Scheer. Directed by Francesca Zambello. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.

2003

THE INTELLIGENT DESIGN OF JENNY CHOW: a world premiere of a play by Rolin Jones presented at SOUTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE, Costa Mesa, California. Directed by David Chambers. Scene Designer: Chris Barreca, Lighting Design by Tony Award winner Chris Parry.

EL NINO: an opera by John Adams presented by LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC, Los Angeles, California, BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, New York and BARBICAN CENTER, London, England. Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen. Directed by Peter Sellas. Lighiing Designer: James F. Ingalls.

2001

BACH’S CANTATA NO. 199 staged by director Peter Sellars with singer Dawn Upshaw and Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson. Presented at TANGLEWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL, Tanglewood, Massachusetts, LINCOLN CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, New York, New York, BARBICAN CENTER, London, England and CITE DE LA MUSIQUE in Paris, France.

2000

LUISA MILLER at SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, San Francisco, California. Directed by Francesca Zambello. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargen, Lighting Designer: Mark McCullough.

1999

HEDDA GABLER at THE GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE, Los Angeles, California. Directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. With actress Annette Bening. Scene Designer: Ricardo Hernandez, Lighting Designer: Pat Collins. A new translation of an Ibsen play by Jon Robin Baitz. The Costue Design for this production was nominated for a 1999 THEATRE OVATION AWARD by the Theatre League Alliance Board of Governors.

1998

THE PEONY PAVILION, co-production of VIENNA FESTIVAL, Vienna, Austria, CAL PERFORMANCES, Berkeley, California, BARBICAN CENTER, London, England and MAISON DE LA CULUTRE BOBIGNY, Paris, France. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A world premiere of an opera by Oscar winning composer Tan Dun. The production opened at the Vienna Ferstival and subsequently traveled to the Barbican Center, where it was presented as part of Barbican International Theater Event ’98, Maison de la Culture Bobigny where it was presented as part of the Festival d’Automne. THE PEONY PAVILION was also the centerpiece of the inauguration of the CONSORTIUM FOR THE ARTS on March 5, 1999 established to foster interdisciplinary arts programs, courses and discussions among academic departments and campus arts presenting organizations at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at BERKELEY.

AH, WILDERNESS at LINCOLN CENTER THEATER at VIVIAN BEAUMONT, New York, New York. Directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Scene Designer: Thomas Lynch, Lighting Designer: Tony Award winner Peter Kaczorowski.

 

LE GRAND MACABRE at THEATRE DU CHATELET, Paris, France. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls. Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
A new production of an opera by Ligeti originally presented by the same artistic team in 1997.

 

OEDIPUS and the SYMPHONY OF PSALMS at DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA. Amsterdam, Holland. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Wolf Prix, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A new production of an opera by Stravinsky originally presented by the same artistic team in 1994.

 

EMMELINE at NEW YORK CITY OPERA, New York, New York. Directed by Francesca Zambello. Scene Designer: Robert Israel.
A revival of an opera by Picker originally presented in 1996.

 

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME, THE WORKSHOP, produced by WALT DISNEY, OLIVE STREET PRODUCTIONS INC. in New York, New York. Directed by James Lapine.
This was a workshop of a musical stage production based on a Disney cartoon film.

1997

IPHIGENIE EN TAURIDE, a co-production of the GLIMMERGLASS OPERA Cooperstown, New York and NEW YORK CITY OPERA, New York, New York. Directed by Francesca Zambello, Scene Designer: Marina Draghici. This production opened at Glimerglass Opera and was subsequently presented at New York City Opera.

 

LE GRAND MACABRE at SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE, Salzburg, Austria. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls, Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen.

1996

AIDA at BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER, Munich, Germany. Directed by David Pountney, Scene Designer: Robert Israel, Lighting Designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin.

 

THEODORA at GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA, Glyndebourne, England. Directed by Peter Sellars. With singers Dawn Upshaw, Lorraine Hunt and David Daniels. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
Conducted by William Christie.
THEODORA was televised on PBS “Great Performances” in 1996.
The video tape is distributed commercially by Warner Classics.

 

EMMELINE at ANTA FE OPERA, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Directed by Francesca Zambello. Scene Designer: Robert Israel.
A world premiere of an opera by composer Tobias Picker and poet librettist J.D. McClatchy.
Televised on PBS “Great Performances” in April 1997.

 

THE RAKE’S PROGRESS at THEATRE DU CHATELET, Paris, France. Directed by Peter Sellars. With singer Dawn Upshaw. Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls. Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.

 

BACH’S CANTATA NO. 199 staged by director Peter Sellars with singer Dawn Upshaw alternating with singer Lorraine Hunt at the EMMANUEL CHURCH, Boston, Massachusetts.

1995

THE FAIRY QUEEN at ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA, London, England. Directed by David Pountney. Scene Designer: Robert Israel.

 

THE MATHIS DER MAHLER at the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN, London, England. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonene.

 

PELLAS AND MELISANDE at LOS ANGELES OPERA, Los Angeles, California. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A new production of an opera by Debussy originally presented by the same artistic team in 1993. Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.

 

I WAS LOOKING AT THE CEILING AND THEN I SAW THE SKY, co-production of CAL PERFORMANCES, Berkeley, California. HELSINKI FESTIVAL, Helsinki, Finland, LINCOLN CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, New York New York, MAISON DE LA CULTURE BOBIGNY, Paris, France, THALIA, Hamburg, Germany.
Directed by Peter Sellars. Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.

The production opened in Berkeley, California and subsequently traveled to Helsinki Festival, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, Maison de la Culture Bobigny and Thalia.
Recorded and released as original cast album on ELEKRA NONESUCH Recording Company.

1994

MERCHANT FO VENICE, co-production of the GOODMAN THEATRE Chicago, Illinois, MAISON DE LA CULTURE BOBIGNY, Paris, France, THALIA., Hamburg, Germany and the BARBICAN CENTER, London, England. Directed by Peter Sellars.
Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
This production opened at the Goodman Theatre and subsequently traveled to Maison de la Culture Bobigny, Thalia, and Barbican Center.

OEDIPUS and THE SYMPHONY OF PSALMS at SALZBURGER GESTSPIELE, Salzburg, Austria. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Wolf Prix, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
Conducted by Kent Nagano.

I LOMBARDI at the METROPOLITAN OPERA, New York, New York. Directed by Mark Lamos. With singers Luciano Pavarotti, Samuel Ramey and Lauren Flanigan. Scene Design: John Conklin lighting Design: Pat Collins. Broadcasted on Teaco’s :Live from Metropolitan Opera” radio program. It was also televised on PBS “Live From The Metropolitan Opera” televison program. Conducted by James Levine.

SEVEN DEADLY SINS, a commercial video tape produced by LA SEPT-ARTE/OPERA DE LYON/ CAMERAS CONTINENTALES/CLUB D’INVESTISSEMENT MEDIA and RM ASSOCIATES. France and teleased by LONDON, THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LTD. Directed by Peter Sellars. With singer Teresa Stratas. Choreographed by Donald Byrd. Opera de Lyon Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano.

 

PELLEAS ET MELISANDE at DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA. Amesterdam, Holland. Director: Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls. Conducted by Simon Rattle.

 

THE PERSIANS, a co-production of SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE, Salzburg, Austria, MAISON DE LA BULTURE BOBIGNY, Paris, France, MARK TAPER FORUM, los Angeles, California. Directed by Peter Sellars. Featureing Hamza El Din, singer and composer and pioneering oud master from the Sudan. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Desigher: James F. Ingalls. This production was videotaped for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive of the New York City Library for Performing Arts. A world premiere at Salzburger Festspiele of an adaptation of an ancient Greek play by Robert Auletta.

 

LA CLEMENZA DI TITIO at SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, San Francisco, California. Directed by Albert Takazaukas. With singer Fredericka Van Staade.

 

DANCE 93 at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS, Santa Barbara, California.
Designed two dance pieces in a collection of new original dance pieces produced by Professor Alice Condodina.

1992

SAINT FRANCOIS, a co-production of SALZBURGER FESTSPIELLE, Salzburg, Austria and L’OPERA DE PARIS, Paris, France. Directed by Peter Sellars. With singers Jose Van Damm and Dawn Upshaw, Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls. Premiered at Salzburger Festspiele with conductor Esa-Pekka Salonene and Los Angeles Philharmonic.

 

THE VOYAGE at the METROPOLITAN OPERA, New York, New Yor. Directed by David Pountney, Co-artistic Director of English National Opera. With singer Tatiana Troyanos. Scene Designer: Robert Israel, Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler.
A world premiere of an opera by composer Philip Glass and librettist and playwright David Henry Hwang. Broadcasted on Texaco’s “Live from Metropolitan Opera” radio program.

 

ALCINA at the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE COVENT GARDEN, London, England. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth. With singer Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Scene Designer: Thomas Lynch.
A new production of an opera by Handel originally produced by the same artistic team in 1987.

 

DANCESCAPE 92 at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS, Santa Barbara, California.
Designed one piece in a collection of new original dance pieces produced by Professor Tonia Shimin.

1991

FIDELIA at SCOTTISH NATIONAL OPERA, Glasgow, Scotland. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth. Scene Designer: Derek McLaine. Lighting Designer: Tony Award winner Peter Kaczorowski.

 

THE DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER, a co-production of THEATRE DE LA MONNAI, Bruxelles, Belgium, OPERA DE LYON, Lyon, France, GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA, Glyndebourne, England, VIENNA FESTIVAL, Vienna, Austria, SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, San Francisco, California, LOS ANGELES OPERA, Los Angeles, California and BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, New York. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene designer: George Tsypin, Lighting designer: James F. Ingalls.
A world premiere at Theatre de la Monnai of an opera by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman. This production subsequently traveled to San Francisco Opera and Brooklyn Academy of music.
The orchestra of the Opera de Lyon conducted by John Adams and Kent Nagano..
Recorded and released by ELEKTRA NONESUCH Recording Company.

 

NIXON IN CHINA, a co-production of FRANFURT OPERA, Frankfurt, Germany and MAISON DE LA CULTURE BOBIGNY, Paris, France. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A new production of an opera by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman originally presented by the same artistic team in 1987. Opened at Frankfurt Opera.

 

LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, a co-production of HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, Houston, Texas, CANADIAN NATIONAL OPERA, Toronto, Canada and SCOTTISH NATIONAL OPERA, Glasgow, Scotland,. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth. Scene Designer: Thomas Lynch, Lighting Designer: Tony Award winner Peter Kaczorowski. Opened at Houston Grand Opera, subsequently traveled to Canadian National Opera and Scottish National Opera.

 

LA LEMENZA DI TITIO at EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL KING’S THEATRE, Edinburgh, Scotland. This was the production originally presented in Houston, Texas by HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, in Toronto, Canada by CANADIAN NATIONAL OPERA and in Glasgow, Scotland by SCOTTISH NATIONAL OPERA.

 

WINDOWS at MARK TAPER FORUM, Los Angeles, California. Directed by Robert Egan, Co-artistic Director of Mark Taper Forum. Scene Designer: Douglas Stein.
A world Premiere of a play by Ariel Dorfman and Tony Kushner.

 

LE NOZZI DI FIGARO at GRAND TEATRE DEL LICEU, Barcelona, Spain.
A revival of the production originally presented at Pepsico Summerfare, Purchase, New York in 1988.

 

DANSCAPE 91 at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS, Santa Barbara, California.
Designed several dance pieces in a collection of new original dance pieces produced by Professor Tonia Shimin.

 

THE SEAGULL at THEATRE ARTISTS GROUP, Santa Barbara, California.
Directed by Peter Lackner, Artistic Director of Department of Dramatic Arts, University of California in Santa Barbara.

1990

NIXON IN CHINA presented as part of the LOS ANGELES FESTIVAL at LOS ANGELES OPERA, Los angeles, California. Directed by Peter Sellars, Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A revival of a production originally presented in 1987.

 

THE FATHER at AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATRE, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Directed by Robert Brustein, Artistic Director of American Repertory Theatre. With actor Christopher Lloyd. Scene Designer: Derek McLaine, Lighting Designer: Richard Riddell.

 

CABINET OF DOCTOR RAMIREZ, a motion picture produced by MEDIASCOPE PRODUCTIONS, Munich, Germany. Directed by Peter Sellars. With actors Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Gallagher and Joan Cusack. Cinematographer: David Watkin.
First shown at the Cannes Film Festival.


GIULIO CESARE, a commercial video tape produced by MEDIASCOPE PRODUCTIONS, Munich, Germany, released by LONDON, THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LTD. Directed by Peter Selars. With singer Lorraine Hunt. Scene Designer: Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A new production of an opera by Handel originally presented by the same artistic team in 1988 and 1987.

 

THE MAGIC FLUTE at GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA, Glyndebourne, England. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adriane Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
Opened at Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Toured England as part of Glyndebourne Touring Opera.

 

SEARCH AND DESTROY at SOUTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE, Costa Mesa, California. Directed by David Chambers. Scene Designer: Christopher Barecca. Lighting Designer: Christopher Parry.
A world premiere of a play by Howard Korder.

 

SEARCH AND DESTROY at YALE REPERTORY TEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by David Chambers. Scene De Designer: Christopher Barecca. Lighting Designer: Christopher Parry.
A new production of a play by Howard Korder, originally presented by th same artistic team at South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, California.

 

DANSCAPE 90 at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA in SANTA BARBARA DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS, Santa Barbara, California.
Designed several dance pieces ina collection of new original dance pieces produced by Professor Tonia Shimin.

 

ARTURO UI at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA in SANTA BARBARA DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS. Santa Barbara, California. Directed by Frank Condon, Associate Artistic Director of Odyssey Theatre Ensemble in Los Angeles, California.

1989

PASSION PLAY at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Arvin Brown, Artistic Director of Long Wharf Theatre. Scene Designer: Michael Miller, Lighting Designer: Scott Zielinski.

 

DON GIOVANNI, a commercial video tape produced by ORF, PLAZA MEDIA GnbH, MEDIASCOPE PRODUCTIONS and BBC, released by LONDON, THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LTD. Directed by Peter Sellars. With singer Lorraine Hunt. Scene Designer: George Tsypin. Wiener Symphoniker and Arnold Schonberg Chorus conducted by Craig Smith.
A new production of an opera b Mozart originally presented by the same artistic team in 1987.
Televised on PBS “Great Performances” Winter 1991.

 

COSI FAN TUTTI, a commercial video tape produced by ORF, PLAZA MEDIA GnbH, MEDIASCOPE PRODUCTIONS and BBC, released by LONDON, THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LTD. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel, Wierner Sumphoniker and Arnold Schonberg Chorus conducted by Craig Smith.
A new production of an opera by Mozart originally presented by the same artistic team in
Televised on PBS “Great Performances” Winter 1991.

 

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, a commercial video tape produced by ORF, PLAZA MEDIA GnbH, MEDIASCOPE PRODUCTIONS and BBC, released by LONDON, THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LTD. Directed by peter Sellars. Scene Designers: Adrianne Lobel. Wiener Symphoniker and Arnold Schonberg Chorus conducted by Craig Smith.
A new production of an opera Originally presented by the same artistic team in 1988.
Televised on PBS “Great Performances” Winter 1991.

 

SERIOUS MONEY at BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE, Berkeley, California.
Directed by Sharon Ott and Anthony Taccone, Co-artistic Directors of Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Scene Designer: Kent Dorse, Lighting Designer: Peter Maradudin.
A west Coast premiere of a play by Caryl Churchill.

 

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN at SEATTLE OPERA, Seattle, Washington. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth. Scene Designer: Thomas Lynch.

 

LADY IN THE LABYRINTH at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS. Santa Barbara, California.
Directed by Professor Jane Ridley.
A world premiere of a play by Professor Robert Potter.

 

BLODDY POETRY at UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ARTS, Santa Barbara, California. Directed by Geoffrey Pywell.

1988

TANNHAUSER at CHICAGO LYRIC OPERA, Chicago, Illinois. Directed by Peter Sellars, Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton.

 

LENOZZE DI FIGARO at PEPSICO SUMMERFARE FESTIVAL, Purchasse, New York. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel, Lighting Desinger: James F. Ingalls.

 

GIULIO CESARE at THEATRE DE LA MONNAI, Bruxelles, Belgium. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Elaine Spatz- Rabinowitz, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A new production of an opera by Handel originally presented by the same artistic team in 1987.

 

LANDSCAPE OF THE BODY at THE GOODMAN THEATRE, Chicago, Illinois. Directed by Robert Falls, Artistic Director of The Goodman Theatre. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton.

1987

LAUGHING STOCK at THE LONG WHARF THEATRE. Directed by David Esbjornson. Scene Designer: Hugh Landwehr, Lighting Designer: Ronald Wallace.

 

MELONS at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE. Directed by Gita Honegger. Scene Designer: Russell Parkamn, Lighting Designer: Stephen Strawbridge.
American premiere of a play by Bernard Pomerance.

 

BETTER LIVING at NEW YORK STAGE AND FILM COMPANY, Vassar College, New York. Directed by Max Mayer, Co-artistic Director of New York Stage and Film. With actress Olympia Dukakis.
American premiere of a play by George Walker.

 

NIXON IN CHINA, a co-production of HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, Houston, Texas, BROOKLYN AADEMY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, New York, KENNEDY CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, Washington D.C., DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA, Amsterdam, Holland and LOS ANGELES OPERA, Los Angeles, California.
Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel.
A world premiere at Houston Grand Opera of an opera by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman. Opened at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in December, 1987, at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in March 1988 and at the Nederlandse Opera in June 1988.
Televised on PBS “Great Performances” April 1988. EMMY AWARD winner, chosen as the OUTSTANDING CLASSICAL PROGRAM IN PERFORMING ARTS.
Recorded and released by ELEKTRA NONESUCH Recording Company in 1988.

 

THE ELECTRIFICATION OF THE SOVIET UNION at GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA, Glyndebourne, England. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designers: Geroge Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A world premiere at Glyndebourne Festival Opera of an opera by composer Nigel Osborn and librettist Craig Raine.
Toured England as part of GLYNDEBOURNE TOURING OPERA.

 

DON GIOVANNI at PEPSICO SUMMERFARE FESTIVAL. Purchase, New York,. Directed by Peter Sellars. With singer Lorraine Hunt. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.

 

ALCINA at OPERA THEATRE OF ST.LOUIS, St. Louis, Missouri. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth. With singer Sylvia MaNair. Scene Designer: Thomas Lynch, Lighting Designer: Tony Award winner Peter Kaczorowski.

 

CITIZEN TOM PAINE, co-production of KENNEDY CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, Washington D.C. and THE PHILADELPHIA COMPANY. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Directed by James Simpson. With actor Richard Thomas. Scene Designer: John Arnone, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls. A world premiere of a play by Howard Fast.

GIULIO CESARE at OPERA THEATRE OF BOSTON, Boston, Massachusetts. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz.

1986

AJAX, a co-production of AMERICAN NATIONAL THEATRE, KENNEDY CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, Washington D.C. in association with AT&T PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL, MICKERY PRODUCTIONS, Amsterdam, Holland, KONINKLIKJE MUNTSCHOUWBUR, KAISERTHEATER, BrusselsBelgium, Directed by Peter Sellars, Articstic Director of American National Theatre. Scene Designer: George Tsypin, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls. A world premiere of an adaptation of an ancient Greek play by Robert Auletta. Opened at the Kennedy Center in June 1986, subsequently also performed at Theater Der Welt, Stuttgart, Germany, Theatre De La Monnai, Bruxelles, Belgium, Holland Theatre Festival, Amsterdam, Holland, Wiener Festwoched, Vienna Austria, La Jolla Playhouse, Jolla, California where it won THE SAN DIEGO THEATRE CRITICS CICLE AWARD for best Touring Production. June 1987 AJAX was aired in its entirety, and with subtitles, by the Dutch National Television Network, VPRO.

 

TWO FIGURES IN DENSE VIOLET LIGHT at AMERICAN NATIONAL THEATRE, THE KENNEDY CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, Washington D.C. Directed by Peter Sellars, Artistic Director of American National Theatre. With actor Richard Thomas.

 

BLOODY POETRY at MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB, New York, New York. Directed by Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Manhattan Theatre Club. Scene Designer: John Lee Beatty, Lighting Designer: Dennis Parichy. American premiere of a play by Howard Benton.

 

DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW at DOUBLE IMAGE THEATRE . New York, New York. Directed by June Stein. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A world premiere of a play by Oscar winner John Patrick Shanley, also presented at Vassar College Powerhouse Theatre as part of NEW YORK STAGE AND FILM Summer Season 1986.

 

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at THE LONG WHARF THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Ken Frankel. With actors Peter Gallagher, Tony Goldwyn and Richard Kiley. Scene Designer: John Conklin, Lighting Designer: Pat Collins. An American premiere of a play by David Pownall.

 

A DOLL HOUSE at THE HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Directed by Emily Mann. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness. Lighting Designer: Pat Collins.
An American premiere of a new translation by Jerry Baumann.

 

ON THE VERGE at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Directed by Mark Lamos, Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Company. Scene Designer: Derek McLane, Ligting Designer: Robert Wierzel.

 

HEARTBRAKE HOUSE at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Alvin Epstein. Scene Designer: Tim Saternow, Lighting Designer: William B. Warfel.

 

MARRIAGE at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Andrei Belgrader. Scene Designer: Pamela Peterson, Lighting Designer: Danianne Mizzy.

1985

JENUFA at SEATTLE OPERA, Seattle, Washington. Directed by Stephen Wadsworth.

LA RONDE at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE GESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by David Trainer. With actors Richard Thomas, Teri Garr and James Naughton. Scene Designer: John Conklin. Lighting Designer: Paul Gallo.

 

THE TEMPEST at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Directed by Mark Lamos, Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Company. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargen.

 

THE HOFFMAN PROJECT at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. A NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS specially funded project exploring the work of E.T.A Hoffmann and his influence on theatre, ballet and opera. The project involved a month long collaboration with Mark Lamos, Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Company, designers John Conklin and Pat Collins composer Mel Marvin and writer Ken Cavander and accompany of ten actors. The result of the collaboration was a production performed at the Hartford Stage Company.

 

NO MERCY at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Directed by Mary Robinson.
A world premiere of a play by Constance Congdon.

 

SOLONIKA at THE PUBLIC THEATRE, New York, Mew York. Directed by Oscar winner John Madden. With actress Jessica Tandy. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness, Lighting Designer: Paul Gallo.

 

XERXES at the SKYLIGHE COMIC OPERA, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Directed by Stephen Wadswort. Scene Designer: Thomas Lynch.

1984

PETER GYNT at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL. Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Nikon Psachoropoulos, Artistic Director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. With actors Olympia Dukakis and David Alan Grier. Scene Designer: John Conklin, Lighting Designer: Peter Hunt.

 

HANG ON TO ME at GUTHRIE THEATRE, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel.
A world premiere of an original musical by Peter Sellars based on the work of Ira and George Gershwin.

 

IN THE COURTYARD at HARTFORD BALLET, Hartford, Connecticut. Choreographed by Michael Uthoff, Artistic Director of Hartford Ballet.

 

THREE SISTERS at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Directed by Mark Lamos, Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Company. Scene Designer: John Conklin.
A world premiere of an adaptation of a Chekhov play by playwright Lanford Wilson.

 

TARTUFFE at ALASKA REPERTRY THEATRE, Anchorage, Alaska. Directed by Walton Jones. Scene Designer: Kevin Rupnik. Lighting Designer: Donald Thomas.

 

TARTUFFE at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven Connecticut. Directed by Walton Jones. With actor Austin Pendleton. Scene Designer: Kevin Rupnik. Lighting Designer: William B. Ward.
A new production of a play by Moliere originally presented at Alaska Repertory Theatre.

 

CEMETERY PLOT at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, WINTERFEST, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by William Glenn, Scene Designer: Tamata Turchetta.

 

MAJOR BARBARA at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Have, Connecticut. Directed by Lloyd Richards, Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre. Scene Designer: Michael Yaergen.

 

GROWNUPS at MARK TAPER FORUM, Los Angeles, California. Directed by Oscar winner John Madden. Secen Designer: Thomas Lynch, Lighting Designer: Paul Gallo. A new production of a play by Jules Feiffer originally presented in 1932 and 1981.

 

IVANOV at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL , Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Oscar winner John Madden. With actors Christopher Walken and Diane Wiest. Scene Designer: Kevin Rupnik.

 

TONIGHT AT EIGHT THIRTY at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL. Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Elice Raab.

 

THE MISANTHROPE at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Directed by Mark Lamos, Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Company. Scene Designer: Kevin Rupnik. Lighting Designer: Pat Collins.

 

AS YOU LIKE IT at HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, Hartford, Connecticut. Direted by Mark Lamos, Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Company. Scene Designer: Michael Yaergen, Lighting Designer: Craig Miller.

 

THE MIKADO at CHICAGO LYRIC OPERA, Chicago, Illinois. Directed by Peter Sellars. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel, Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler.

1982

A DOLL HOUSE at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Lloyd Richards, Artistic Director fo Yale Repertory Theatre. With actress Diane West,. Scene Designer: G.W. Mercier, Lighting Designer: William B. Warfel.

 

THE MAN WHO COULD SEE THROUGH TIME at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, WITNTERFEST, New Haven Connecticut. Directed by David Hammond. Scene Design: Ricardo Morin, Lighting Designer: William B. Ward. A world premiere of a play by Terri Wagener.

 

LOVE’S LABORS LOST at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Maladen Kiselov. Scene Designer: Tony Straiges, Lighting Designer: William B.Warfel.

 

GROWNUPS at THE LYCEUM THEATRE, New York, New York. Directed by Oscar winner John Madden. A Broadway production produced by Oscar winner director and producer Mike Nichols. With actor Bob Dishy. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness, Lighting Designer: Paul Gallo.
A new production of a play by Jules Feiffer originally presented by the same artistic team in 1981.

 

DEVIL’S DISCIPLE at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Stan Wojewodski, Artistic Director of Center Stage Theatre. With actors Richard Thomas and Daniel Davis.

 

FOOLS at ALASKA REPERTORY THEATRE, Anchorage, Alaska. Directed by Walt Jones. Scene Designer: Kevin Rupnik.
This production subsequently toured Alaska and was the first live theatre ever seen in many of the towns and settlements it visited.

1981

LA TRAVIATA at THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL, New York, New York. Directed by Andrei Serban. Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel.

 

GROWNUPS at AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATRE, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Directed by Oscar winner John Madden. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.
A world premiere of a play by Jules Feiffer.

 

SGANARELLA at AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATRE, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Directed by Andrei Serban. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargen. A new production of a play by Moliere originally presented by the same artistic team in 1977.
This production subsequently traveled to The Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, The World Theatre Festival, Avignon, France, the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, Holland, Tel Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem, Israel. It was also videotaped in London for presentation on BBC Channel 4 Television.

 

THREE SISTERS at MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB, New York, New York. Directed by Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director of Mnahattan Theatre Club. With actors Sam Waterston, Jeff Daniels and Diane Wiest. Scene Director: Santo Loquasto, Lighting Designer: Pat Collins.

 

SUMMERFOLK at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Austin Pendleton, Scene Designer: Zack Brown, Lighting Designer: Roger Meeker.

 

UNCLE VANYA at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Lloyd Richards, Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre. With actress Glen Close. Scene Designer: Michael Yaergen.

 

DOMESTIC ISSUES at YALE TETERTORY THEATRE, WINTERFEST. New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Barnet Kellman.
A world premiere of a play by Harry Kondoleon.

 

SALLY AND MARSHA at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, WINTERFEST, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman.
A world premiere of a play by Sybille Pearson.

 

THE RESURRECTION OF LADY LESTER at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, WINTERFEST, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by James Simpson. With actor David Alan Grier.
A world premiere of a play by OyamO.

1980

BARBARIANS at BROOKLYN ACADEMY, Brooklyn, New York. Directed by David Jones. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness, Lighting Designer: William Mintzer. An American premiere of a play by Maxim Gorki.

 

CHERRY ORCHARD at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Nikos Psachoropoulos, Artistic Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival. With actors Colleen Dewhurst, Austin Pendelton, Christopher Reeve and Blythe Danner. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness, Lighting Designer: Roger Meeker.

 

CANDIDA at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Austin Pendleton. With actors Blythe Danner and David Pierce. Scene Designer: Loren Sherman, Lighting Designer: Roger Meeker.

INSPECTOR GENERAL at AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATRE, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Directed by Peter Sellars. With actor Mark Lynn Baker. Scene Designer: Adrienne Lobel.
A world premiere of an adaptation of a Gogol play by Peter Sellars.

 

THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS at AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATRE, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Directed by Alvin Epstein. Scene Designer: Michael Yaergen, Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls.

 

AN ATTEMPT AT FLYING at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Malade Kiselov. Scene Designer: Michael Yeaergen, Lighting Designer: William B. Warfel.
An American premiere of a play by Bulgarian playwright Yordan Radichkov.

 

CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Tony Giordano. Scene Designer: Randy Drake, Lighting Designer: John I. Tissot.

 

BOASMAN AND LENA at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Massachusetts. Directed by Walt Jones.

 

THE RECRUITING OFFICER at BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, New York. Directed by Laird Williamson. Scene Designer: Robert Blackman.

1979

CHILDREN OF THE SUN at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Nikos Psacharopoulos, Artistic Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival. With actress Blythe Danner. Scene Designer: Hugh Landwehr. Lighting Designer: Roger Meeker.

 

BAL at THE GOODMAN THEATRE, Chicago, Illinois. Directed by Gregory Mosher. Scene designer: Heidi Landisman. Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton. A world premiere of a play by Richard Nelson.

 

ELIZABETH I at THE ACTING COMPANY, New York, New York. Directed by Liviu Ciulei.

 

DON JUAN at ARENA STAGE COMPANY, Washington, D.C. directed by Liviu Ciulei, Scene Designer: Ming Cho Lee, Lighting Designer: Hugh Lester.

 

BOSOMS AND NEGLECT at YALE REPERTORY THATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Steven Robman. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargan, Lighting Designer: William B. Warfel.

 

THE SEAGULL at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Robert Brustein, Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargen, Lighting Design: Thomas Skelton.

1978

PRETENDERS at GUTHRIE THATRE, Minneapolis Minnesota. Directed by Alvin Epstein, Artistic Director of Guthrie Theatre. Scene Designer: David Lloyd Gropman, Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler. An American premiere of a play by Henrik Ibsen.

 

ROMEO AND JULIET at GUTHRIE THEATRE, Minneapolis ,Minnesota. Directed by Ron Daniels. Scene Designer: Tony Straiges, Lighting Designer: Craig Miller.

 

IDIOT’S DELIGHT at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Nikos Psacharopoulos, Artistic Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival. Scene Designer: Andrew Jackness, Lighting Designer: Roger Meeker.

 

TALES FROM THE VIENNA WOODS at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Keith Hack.


MASTER AND MARGARITA at THE PUBLIC THEATRE, New York, New York. Directed by Andrei Serban. A world premiere of an original adaptation of a novel by Mikhail Bulgakov.

1977

GHOST SONATA at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Andrei Serban. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargen, Lighting Designer: Thomas Skelton.

 

SGANARELLE at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Andrei Serban. With actors Mark Lynn Baker and Michael Gross. Scene Designer: Michael Yeargen.
This production was subsequently presented at the Public Theatre in New York, New York.

 

MAN IS MAN at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Ron Daniels.
A world premiere of a new adaptation of a play by Bertolt Brecht with original music by William Bolcom.

 

TILLER IN THE FIELDS, produced by AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE. Premiered at the KENNEDY CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, Washington D.C. choreographed by Anthony Tudor. With Prima Ballerina Gelsey Kirkland. Scene Designer: Ming Cho Lee.
This was the last ballet Anthony Tudor choreographed.

 

PLATOOV at WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Directed by Nikos Psachoropoulos, Artistic Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival. Scene Designer: Steven Rubin, Lighting Designer: Roger Meeker. An American premiere of a play by Anton Chekhov.

1976

PUNTILA at YALE REPERTORY THEATRE, New Haven, Connecticut. Directed by Ron Daniels.
An American premiere of a play by Bertolt Brecht.

 

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