This edition: Design (Fall 2001)
Original tape date: October 18, 2001.
The panelists -- lighting designer Ken Billington, costume and set designer Robert Jones, costume designer William Ivey Long, scenery designer Thomas Lynch, costume and scenery designer Tony Walton, and costume designer David C. Woolard -- discuss the fields of study that led them to design; perceptible styles; the design of "Six Degrees of Separation"; how actors are effected by design details; how lighting influences audience reaction; contemporary audiences' expectations for brighter, quicker-moving shows; and creating The Yellow Dress in "Contact" through costume and lighting.
Ken Billington Lighting Designer
Theodore Chapin Moderator
William Ivey Long Costume Designer
Thomas Lynch Production Designer
Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing
Tony Walton Production Designer
David Woolard Costume Designer