(Scenic Designer, What I Learned in Paris
) designed the scenery for a critically-acclaimed Knives in Hens
at the Jihocesky Divadlo and Much Ado About Nothing
at the Shvandovo Divadlo in the Czech Republic. He also designed the scenery for Frankie and Johnny
in the Claire du Lune at the Ensemble Theatre Company in Santa Barbara
where he first teamed up with his fellow artists on this
show, Saundra McClain, Jared Sayed, and Diane Graebner.
At Pacific Resident Theatre he designed Happy End
and the recent world premiere of PRT’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel, Sweet Thursday.
His set design for Desire Under the Elms,
directed by Jeffrey Hayden, was nominated for Best Scene Design in Los
Angeles by the NAACP. For The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble he designed sets
for The Sunshine Boys
with Hal Linden, Juno and the Paycock, The Foreigner, Mr. Kolpert,
and Buddha’s Big Night
Los Angeles, he has also worked with the Long Beach Playhouse and Ghost
Road Theatre. He has designed and/or painted scenery for the
Great Lakes and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals and for theatres
in Milwaukee, Chicago, Kentucky, New York, and the Virgin Islands as
well as over thirty productions for The Racine Theatre Guild in
Wisconsin. His designs have been seen in regional, national and
international exhibitions of theatre design including the Prague
Quadrennial and Milwaukee Art Museum.
He is Professor of
theatre design at Loyola Marymount University and received a Fulbright
Senior Specialist award to teach American Scene Design at DAMU in
Prague in 2005.