ABOUT STEPHEN

Stephen Strawbridge, Lighting Designer

Stephen Strawbridge has designed more than 200 productions on and off Broadway and at most leading regional theaters and opera houses across the US. Internationally he has helped create major premiers in Bergen, Copenhagen, The Hague, Hong Kong, Linz, Lisbon, Munich, Naples, Sao Paulo, Stockholm, Stratford-Upon-Avon (for the Royal Shakespeare Company), Wroclaw and Vienna.  Artistic collaborators have included such notable directors and choreographers as Robert Brustein, Martha Clarke, Graciela Daniele, Gordon Edelstein, Barry Edelstein, Richard Foreman, Athol Fugard, Loretta Greco, Mark Lamos, Kenny Leon, Emily Mann, Kathleen Marshall, Tarell McCraney, Diane Paulus, Erica Schmidt, Seret Scott, Bartlett Sher, Rebecca Taichman, John Tillinger, Robert Wilson, Mark Wing-Davey and Robert Woodruff. He has numerous pieces in the repertories of Pilobolus Dance Theatre and Alison Chase/Performance. He has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations including the American Theatre Wing, Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle, Connecticut Critics Circle, Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum, Drama Desk, Helen Hayes, Henry Hewes Design and Lucille Lortel. He is co-chair of the design department at Yale School of Drama and resident lighting designer for the Yale Repertory Theatre.

Nina Hellman in  Pericles , directed by Trevor Nunn at Theatre for a New Audienc e ; photo by Gerry Goodstein

Nina Hellman in Pericles, directed by Trevor Nunn at Theatre for a New Audience; photo by Gerry Goodstein