John Ezell

Matthew Crewse

John Ezell, Hall Family Foundation Professor of Design, has designed for Broadway, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Tony Award winning Crossroads Theatre, Roundabout, Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C., Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen, Swedish Riksteatern, and the Cullberg Ballet in Stockholm, Sweden, and in Istanbul, Turkey.

He has designed for dozens of regional theatres, including the Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Indiana Rep, Old Globe in San Diego, Williamstown and Berkshire Theatre Festivals, Asolo Theatre, the Arizona Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, and Chicago's Second City.

He is a consultant to Yales Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and a participant in the exchange of theatre artists with the Peoples' Republic of China. His drawings have been exhibited in New York, San Diego, Prague, Brussels, and Beijing. His work received the Award for Experimental Television Art in Milan, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Award for Excellence, and eleven Critics' Circle Awards. A retrospective exhibition, Bold Stokes and Finesse: the Stage Designs of John Ezell is currently museums and galleries in North America.


Appearances


Role   Show
Contributor ..................... The Human Experience 01: Love




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The Nature of Captivity
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