Zack Brown

Set and Costume Designer

Zack Brown is one of the most versatile theatrical designers in the United States, with a career taht has spenned Broadway, opera, ballet and television. Since obtaining his degree from the Yale School of Drama, he has designed seats and costumes for over 150 productions. From the Metropolitan Opera to the Spoleto Festivals; from the Hamburg Ballet to The Circle-in-the-Square in New York; from San Francisco Opera to the Maly Theatre in Moscow, Mr. Borwn's talents have been emplued thoughout the world. Washington D.C., however, has seen the greatest body of his work with over 40 productions for the Washington Opera at Kennedy Center, and numerous plays and musicals at Arena Stage and The Shakespeare Theater. He designed the scenery and costumes for the Tony Award winning revival of On Your Toes, and he is the recipient of two Emmy Awards for the telecast of La Gioconda from San Fransisco Opera. Alberta Ballet, American Repertory Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet all have productions of The Nutcracker designed by Mr. Brown. For American Ballet Theatre he has created productions of Swan Lake, Raymonda, Jardin Aux Lilas and Dim Lustre. He is a frequent collaborator with Robert Hill, most notably on Lowell Libermann's Piano Concerto #1 and Dorian based on "The Picture of Dorian Gray", both created for American Ballet Theatre. He recently designed the settings for Suzanne Farrell's staging of Balanchine's Don Quixote.