NARELLE SISSONS (Scenic Designer)
BROADWAY: All My Son’s at The Roundabout Theatre.
OFF BROADWAY: Halfway Bitches Go Straight To Heaven [original production] at The Atlantic Theatre, Mabou Mines Dollhouse St. Anne’s Warehouse, How I Learned To Drive [original production] and Stop Kiss [original production], In The Blood [original production], Kit Marlowe [original production], Julius Caesar and Little Flower of East Orange [original production] at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre. Also in NYC many productions with: Mabou Mines, LAByrinth Theatre Company [co-member], Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, Epic Theatre Ensemble, The Women’s Project and Classic Stage Company Entertaining Mr. Sloane [Drama desk nomination].
OPERA: Bard SummerScape De Ferne Klang, directed by Thaddeus Strassberger, Lincoln Centre, Avery Fisher Hall, Babes in Toyland (set and costumes), Mill City Summer Opera, Carnegie Mellon School of Music L’incoronazione di Poppea, Gotham Chamber Opera, NYC Die Schwarze Spinne, Florida Grand Opera Peter Brook’s Le Tradgedie Del La Carmen, Triangle Opera La Boheme, Juilliard Opera Elergy For Young Lovers and Greek Opera Choreophae, Athens, directed by Lee Breuer.
REGIONAL: Kansas City Rep Into The Woods, directed by Moises Kaufman, Olney Theatre Centre Carmen: An Afro-Cuban Jazz Musical, directed by Moises Kaufman, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company The Clean House [Helen Hayes nomination for best Scenic Design], The Shakespeare Theatre The Taming of The Shrew [Helen Hayes nomination for best Scenic Design], ArtsEmerson Mabou Mines Dollhouse [Elliot Norton Award, Outstanding Design nomination], ACT Sideman [Backstage West Award], Repertory Theatre of St Louis Bad Dates [Kevin Kline award nomination for best Scenic Design], Dallas Theatre Centre An Ideal Husband [Leon Rabin Award nomination for best Scenic Design] and Maltz Jupiter Theatre The King and I [Carbonell award nomination for best Scenic Design]
INTERNATIONAL: Jesus Hopped the A Train director Philip Seymour Hoffman, London and New York; Mabou Mines Dollhouse director Lee Breuer, USA and World Tour. Also: The Syringa Tree in Vienna Austria and Frankfurt Germany, No Child at the Edinburgh Festival and recently Sokrates: A Banquet in Prytaneion at VAT Theatre Estonia.
GRANTS AND EXHIBITIONS: Fulbright Specialists grant, exhibitor at Prague Quadrennial 2007 and 2011
Ms. Sissons is a graduate of Central St Martins and The Royal College of Art in London and she is an Associate Professor in Design at Carnegie Mellon University.
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