Notable designs include David Lang’s Prisoner of the State for the NY Philharmonic and Barbican, Stew and Heidi Rodewald’s The Total Bent for The Public Theatre, August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned and Naomi Wallace's The Liquid Plain for Signature Theatre Company, Teller and Aaron Posner’s The Tempest and Macbeth for Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Branches for Pilobolus, Ike Holter’s Exit Strategy for Primary Stages and Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Paula Vogel’s Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq and James Ijame’s Kill Move Paradise for The Wilma Theater.
His work has been seen at Roundabout Theatre Company, The Joyce, Signature Theater Company (NY), Arden Theatre, New Paradise Laboratories, Wilma Theater, Theatre Exile, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Walnut Street Theatre, Curtis Institute, Headlong, The Kimmel Center, Milwaukee Rep, Huntington Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre, Cherry Lane, Virginia Stage, Portland Center Stage, Folger Theatre, Asolo Rep, Theater J, Roundhouse, Two River, Hangar Theatre, CenterStage, Cal Shakes, Syracuse Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Urban Stages, Williamstown, The Committee Theatre, The Ohio, Berkshire Opera, Delaware Theatre Company, York Theatre, Summer Play Festival, 37 ARTS, Spoleto Festival USA, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Yale Rep, as well as internationally in London, Paris, Berlin, and Barcelona. His work with Pilobolus (Shadowland 2, Branches, and Echo in the Valley), can be seen currently touring the US and Europe.
As artistic director for Flashpoint Theatre Company (2010-2015), he designed and produced the world premieres of slip/shot by Jacqueline Goldfinger (2 Barrymores including Best New Play), Run, Mourner, Run by Tarrell McCraney (Barrymore nom: Best New Play), The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames (6 Barrymore noms including Best New Play), The Fat Cat Killers by Adam Szymkowicz, The Bends by Megan Mostyn-Brown, and Hands Up by the New Black Fest (2 Barrymore nominations).
His designs have been nominated for 27 Barrymores, winning in 2011 (In the Next Room, Wilma), 2012 (Knives in Hens, Theatre Exile), 2014 (Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq, ), 2017 (Scenery, The Seagull), and 2019 (Gem of the Ocean, scenery and lighting). He is also a 2-time Jeff Award Winner (The Tempest, 2016, Macbeth, 2018), a 4-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, and a 4-time AUDELCO Award nominee, winning for his work on Signature Theatre’s King Hedley II in 2007 and in 2014 for How I Learned What I Learned, also at the Signature. He is a member Wingspace Theatrical Design, an Associate Artist for The Wilma Theater, and the co-founder of Die-Cast with collaborator Brenna Geffers. He received his B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and his M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama.
Medea in Jerusalem, 2004