Sarah Edkins: Theatrical Scene Designer

 
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SET DESIGN

2015

The Savannah Disputation, director, Katrin Hilbe, Many Tracks/Me & She Productions, The Cell, NYC

 

In Bed with Roy Cohn, director, Katrin Hilbe, at The Lion Theater, Theater Row studios, NYC

 

912 OZ, director, K. Hilbe, Sanctuary: Playwrights Theatre, At TheaterLab, NYC

 

Sweeny Todd, director, Michael Buffer, Piper Theater Productions, The Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn NY

2014

The Ripple Effect, directed by Wilma Bonnet and Hugo Carbajal, The San Francisco Mime troupe, summer touring production.

 

Daughter of the Sun and The Latvia Project, directors, Annie G. Levy and Jay Stern, Access Theater, NYC

2013

The Snow Queen, director, Jeff Mousseau, writer, B Wiechmann, composer, Lisa Dove. Presented at HERE Culturemart and at Beaudoin Theater, Siena College, Albany, NY

 

The Dinner Party and The Argument, director David Herskovits, Target Margin, at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

 

The Mahalla Project, director Melissa Moschitto, The Anthropologists, at The Berkshire Festival, MA

2012

Hedda Gabler, director, Paul Ricciardi, Beaudoin Theater, Siena College, Albany, NY

 

The Mahalla Project, The New Jewish Theater Residency at the 14th Street Y, NYC

 

Xanadu, director, John McEnery, Piper Theater Productions, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY

2011

The Miser, director Welker White, Piper Theater Productions, Brooklyn, NY

 

The Return of the Exile, 3rd version, Director Ioli Andreadi, The Yard, London, UK

 

Production designer for The Adventures of Paul and Marian, an independent
film, written and directed by Jay Stern.

2010

Aunt Leaf, director, Jeff Mousseau, HERE, NYC

The Return of the Exile, director, Ioli Andreadi, The Athenais Theater, Athens, Greece.

Or, director, Jeff Mousseau, Hudson Stageworks, Hudson, NY

2009

Little Shop of Horrors and Macbeth, director, Oskar Sarasky at La Guardia Community College, LIC, NY

2008

The Dinner Party & The Argument- revivals at The Mint Theater, NYC, NY

2007

The Dinner Party & The Argument, director, David Herskovits, Target Margin at The Kitchen, NYC

2005

Figaro Gets A divorce, director, Edward Elefterion, Access Theatre, NYC, NY

2004

The Winters Tale, director, Richard Edelman, Shakespeare on the Sound, Rowayton CT

2003

The Merchant of Venice, director, Ezra Barnes, Shakespeare on the Sound, CT

2002

The Secret of Steep Ravines, director, Rachael Dickstein, P.S. 122, NYC

 

As you like it, director, E. Barnes, Shakespeare on the Sound, CT

 

The Perfect Monster, director, Nina Trevens, TADA, NYC, NY

2001

Everything About School, Almost, director, N. Trevens, TADA

 

The Holy Mother of Hadley of New York, director R. Dickstein, The Ohio, NYC, NY

 

Henry V, director, Eleanor Holdridge, Shakespeare on the Sound, CT

2000

Midsummer Nights Dream, director E. Barnes, Shakespeare on the Sound, CT

1999

The Idea of North, director Steven Ratazzi, Propellar Theatre, HERE, NYC, NY

 

An Act of Daring, director, Imani, Creative Arts Team NYU, Theatre in-Education high school tour, NYC

 

The History Mystery, director, Nina Trevens at TADA, NYC, NY

1998

Three Postcards, director, Rachael Dickstein, Adirondacks Theatre Festival, NY

1997

Christmas at the Ivanovs, director, Karin Coonrod, Classic Stage Company, NYC

1996

In Perpetuity Throughout the Universe and Native Speech, The Julliard School, NYC

 

Victor, director, Karin Coonrod with Arden Party, The Ohio Theatre, NYC

 

Iken's Perversion, director, Jonathan Rosenberg, Cucaracha Theatre, NYC

1995

Cymbeline, director, David Herskovits, Target Margin Theatre at Nada, NYC

 

I Fell off the Mountain..., director, Brian Jucha, Via Theatre, NYC

 

Women in the Kitchen, director, Imani, Company 1, Hartford, CT

1994

Butterfly in My Fist, director, Brian Jucha, The Samuel Beckett Theatre, NYC

 

Loveless, director, Brian Jucha, Downtown Art Co, NYC

 

John Dory, director, John Dias, Company 1, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT

 

Objects Lie on a Table, by Gertrude Stein, director, David Herskovits, La Mama, NYC

1993

Medea, director, David Herskovits, Ontological, at St marks, NYC

 

Other Places, director, Martha Banta, The Samuel Beckett Theatre, NYC

 

The World is Round, an opera, director, Juanita Rockwell, Company 1, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT

 

Cavallieria Rusticana and I Pagliacci, Henry Street Settlement, NYC

1992

Tom and Viv, director, Catherine Gaffigan, Theatre 1010, NYC

 

Othello and Comedy of Errors, directors: Richard Corley and Casey Kizziah, The National Shakespeare Company, NYC

 

The Bitter Years of Petra Von Kant, director, Brian Jucha, Via Theatre, NYC

 

Farther West, director Victoria Liberatori, The Judith Anderson Theatre, NYC

 

Macbeth, the opera, by Verdi, The Henry Street Settlement, NYC

1991

The Triangle Project, director, Richard Corley, The One Dream Theatre, NYC

 

The River Runs Deep, director, Brian Jucha, Dance Theatre Workshop, NYC

1990

Rasputin, written and directed by Frank Corsaro, The Actors Studio,

 

The White Whore and The Bit Player, director, Richard Corley, New York University, NYC

1989

A Walk in the Woods, director, Chris Hanna, The Chautauqua Theatre, Chautauqua, NY

 

Romeo and Juliet, The Riverside Shakespeare Company, NYC

 

Hamlet, The Riverside Shakespeare Company, NYC

1988

Dark Shadows, director, Brian Jucha, The Dance Theatre Workshop, NYC

 

No Plays No Poetry, director, Anne Bogart, Via Theatre at The Ohio Theatre, NYC

 

Nora, director, Steve Stettler, The New Theatre of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

1987

In His 80th Year, director, Anne Bogart, Heat & Light Co, BACA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY

 

Junglebird and Rosaline, directors: Phillip Goodwin and Byam Stevens, Home For ContemporaryTheatre and Art, NYC

 

Threepenny Opera, director, Rhoda Levine, New York University, NYC

1986

Fen, director, Tony Kushner, New York University, NYC

1982

Member of the Wedding, Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco, CA

 

Androcles and The Lion, San Francisco Repertory Company, SF, CA

1975

Designed, constructed and performed with puppets and masks as founding member of the Harlequin Puppet Troupe, London, England

INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT / EVENT DESIGN

2014

Design and Mural work for The Children’s Chinese Book Garden extension.

2012

Installation artist for Future Migration, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn.

2011

Designed and built puppets and booth as language tools for The Childrens Chinese Book Garden, NYC.

2003 – 10

Installations based on Scandinavian children’s literature, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, NYC

2007

Childrens Chinese Book Garden, 32nd street, NYC

2005

A Medieval Conversion, The Kings Head Bar, 14th street, NYC

1996 – 10

3M Scotch Brand, Most Gifted Wrapper Contest, Penn Station and Rockefeller Center, NYC

2003

3M Scotch Brand, Painters Tape Demonstration, The Carriage House, NYC

1998 – 99

3M Scotch Brand, The Mailroom Challenge, The New York Stock Exchange and Bowling Green Park, NYC

1997

JELL-O 100th Anniversary Party, with Bill Cosby, The Cooper Union Building, NYC

1993

JELL-O Snactivities Fair, 3 YMCA center, NYC

TEACHING ARTIST

2008 – 14

Town Hall, Designer in Residence, The Robert Wagner School for Arts and Technology, Long Island City, NY.

2002 – 11

YANY, Designer-in-Residence at various schools in New York City

2003 – 06

The Jazz Drama Program, Louis Armstrong Middle School, NYC, Designer-in-Residence

EDUCATION/ AWARDS

1987

M.F.A. in Theatre Design, New York University, NYC

1980

B.A. in Fine Art, Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall, England

1977

Foundation Art Course, Croydon School of Design and Technology, London, UK

1991

Theatre Communications Group/ NEA Designer Fellowship

1986

Graduate Assistantship, New York University

 

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