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This edition: Crafting Worlds: Theatrical Design

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 20, 2009.

Our guests -Scenic Designer David Gallo, Sound Designer John Gromada, Costume Designer Susan Hilferty and Lighting Designer Peter Kaczorowski -discuss how a design team enhances a production; when they are brought into the production and how they interact with one another as the show unfolds; their process in preparing for each show; their collaboration not only with each other but also with the director and the actors; the logistical challenges they face with each new show; how they got involved in theatre design and what training they did or didn't receive; advice they'd give to young designers; how they handle creative differences with other designers and the director; and where they find inspiration for their designs.

Guest List

Gordon Cox Moderator

David Gallo Scenic Designer

John Gromada Designer

Susan Hilferty Costume Designer

Peter Kaczorowski Lighting Designer