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Mary Myers

Associate Technical Director
Associate Technical Director

School/Division

Division of Humanities and the Arts

Department

Theatre and Speech

Office

Aaron Davis Hall Costume Shop

p: 212-650-6599

e: mmeyers@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Profile

    Education Philosophy

    I want to develop theatre design courses which emphasize clear thinking and communication through the process of creating set and costume designs, giving a solid base for those students who wish to enter the profession and which will broaden the horizons of every students, regardless of their career path.

  • Education

    Degrees

    Yale University School of Drama, New Haven, MFA,1989
    Barnard College, Columbia University AB 1979 
  • Courses Taught

    Prof. Myers designs productions, teaches Basic Production and Design courses in Set and Costume Design

  • Additional Information

    Other Training and Education

    Arts Students League
    Parsons School of Design Fashion Institute of Technology
    Studio and Forum of Stage Design Performances

    Design Credits

    Costume and Set Design/CCNY
    The Wiz
    Oedipus Rex
    Gallathea
    Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

    Set Design
    Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre
    The Baby Blues by Drew Hayden, Pennsylvania Centre Stage

    Costume Design
    La Belle et la Bete, composed by Philip Glass, BAM Zaide, European Mozart Foundation, Theatre Royale de la Monnaie (Brussels), Opera du Rhin (Strasbourg, France) Sollie’s Cradel, choreographed by Randy Warshaw, Joyce Theatre Insekta, Author/performance Artist Diamanda Galas, Serious Fun! Festival at Lincoln Center and The Kitchen Othello, Portland Stage Company, Portland, ME Sincerity Forever by Mac Wellman, Berkshire Theatre Festival, MA Playboy of the West Indies, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven CT The Secret History of the Lower East Side, En Garde Arts Cacademon King, at Pier 57 Heaven Can Wait, by Harry Segall, Players Guild of Dearborn (Sept. 2003) The Merchant of Venice, Westerly Shakespeare in the Park Cindella's Bad Magic, Bard College (premiered in Moscow, Jan. 2003) Comedy of Errors, Westerly Shakespeare in the Park (July 2002) Les Enfants Terrible, by Philip Glass, Bard College (April 2002)

    Associate Costume Design
    The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, written and directed by David Gordon Spoleto Festival, Serious Fun! Festival at Lincoln Center (Alice Tully Hall), ART, USA Tour Hydrogen Jukebox, composed by Philip Glass, written by Allen Ginsberg, staged by Ann Carson, AMTF, Spoleto Festival, USA Tour and BAM Richard Foreman's Pearls for Pigs (World Premiere), Hartford Stage Einstein on the Beach, 1992 composed by Philip Glass, directed by Robert Wilson, choreographed by Lucinda Childs McCarter Theatre, World Tour and BAM

    Set Design
    Passage Theatre, Trenton NJ: Pee Wee and The Wheelman by Rita Nachtmann Colonial Theatre, Westerly RI: Driving Miss Daisy, The Gin Game, and Annie Florida State University: Beatrice and Benedict, by Berlioz Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre: The Lucky Chance by Aphra Behn Bard College: The Good Person of Szechwan, by Brecht Angels in America/Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner Il Campiello by Goldoni directed by William Driver

    Professional Affiliations

    USA Local 829 Costume Design

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