Tony Award-winner John Lee Beatty joins the faculty for the Live Design Scenic Design Master Classes to be held in New York City on October 2 & 3, 2012. He joins a distinguished list of designers headed by fellow Tony-winner David Gallo, as creative consultant.
One of theatre's most prolific designers, John Lee Beatty made his Broadway design debut in 1973, won a Tony for his outstanding sets for Talley's Folley in 1980, and Drama Desk Awards for Talley's Folly, The Fifth of July, Dinner At Eight, and Twentieth Century, as well as numerous nominations for his brilliant scenic concepts. Winner of American Theatre Wing Hewes Design Award (1976, 1978, 1988, 1995, 2003), and has won Obie, and Outer Critics Circle Awards; Theatre Hall of Fame. He is a graduate of Brown and Yale School of Drama.
His contribution to contemporary scenic design includes such productions as Twelfth Night in Central Park. Broadway: A View from the Bridge, The Royal Family, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Finian's Rainbow, Time Stands Still, The Color Purple, Mauritius, Doubt, Chicago, Dinner at Eight, Proof, Rabbit Hole, Last Night of Ballyhoo, A Delicate Balance, The Heiress, The Most Happy Fella, The Sisters Rosensweig, Burn This, Penn & Teller, Ain't Misbehavin', Talley's Folly, Fifth of July, Crimes of the Heart, among others. Off-Broadway: Defiance, Substance of Fire, Sylvia, Road to Mecca, A Life in the Theatre; Lincoln Center, MTC, Circle Rep, City Center Encores!
Register for the Scenic Design Master Classes and spend two incredible days with the masters of Broadway scenic design (register by August 31 for best prices).