1st Stage: Bat Boy (Helen Hayes Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical), Blithe Spirit, The Italian American Reconciliation; Keegan Theatre: Dogfight, Hair; Signature Theatre: Really, Really, Dying City; Kennedy Center Millennium Stage: Dizzy Miss Lizzie's The Brontes; Studio Theatre: Carrie, Invisible Man. National Tour: Big Nate with ATMTC. danistoller.com
Mr. Ksander is a stage designer and theater artist who joined the Reed College Faculty in 2011. He holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and a BA from the University of Iowa. In the decade prior to arriving at Reed he created designs for performance events in both the United States and Europe. His work has been presented at The National Theater of Hungary, Maison des Arts de Creteil, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Public Theater, The Chocolate Factory, The Walker Art Center, Arts at St. Ann’s, La Mama ETC.
Ms. Botez has designed costumes and sets for major theater and dance companies and performance artistes since 1994. Her work includes sets and costumes for many plays at the National Theater of Bucharest, international theater festivals including the Quadrennial Scenography Show in Prague, and more recently, in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston, New Jersey, Minneapolis, New Haven. Her work is featured in Scenografica, the first Romanian theater design catalogue.
Ms. Leishman is a composer, performer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist. She has written for theater, opera, dance, film, television, and concert stage, garnering numerous awards. Recent work for the theater includes scores for The World is Round is Round is Round with Karin Coonrod and Colombari; Septimus and Clarrisa for Ripe Time (Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding score), and David Gordon’s Uncivil Wars/Moving with Brecht and Eisler (incl. the Kitchen, Walker Arts Center, Peak Performances at Montclair State University).
Mr. Conklin has designed sets and costumes for the major American opera houses New York City Opera, Opera Theater of St Louis, the Glimmerglass Opera, and the opera companies of Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Washington, Los Angeles, Santa Fe and Boston. At the Metropolitan Opera he designed the world premiere of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles and Jonathan Millers's production of Pelleas et Melisande among others and has completed two Ring Cycles (San Francisco, directed by Nichols Lehnhoff and Chicago Lyric Opera directed by August Everding).
Regional: American Repertory Theatre: Enrico IV, Idiots Karamazov; Hartford Stage: Othello; California Shakespeare: Hamlet; Cort Theatre: Twelfth Night.
Regional Directing: Othello, As You Like It, The Winter’s Tale, Twelfth Night, By the Way Meet Vera Stark, In the Blood, Children of Eden, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Little Shop of Horrors, Burial at Thebes, Medea, Trojan Women, La Ronde. International, Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Scapin the Cheat, Anna Bella Eema, The Tempest. Associate Director: Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Pericles, Antony and Cleopatra.