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Next Wave in Costume, Lighting and Set Design On Display at Tisch MFA Design Show May 15-21

April 11, 2013
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The work of 19 emerging artists in scenic, costume, and lighting design from the Department of Design for Stage and Film at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will be featured in the exhibition Design Show 2013. The annual event benefits hundreds of producers, directors, established designers and other entertainment industry professionals from around the country who come to view the exhibit looking for new talent.

Design Show 2013 will run from May 15-21, from noon till 8 p.m. daily and is installed in the 3rd floor Design Studio at the Tisch School of the Arts, located at 721 Broadway (between Waverly and Washington Place.) Held annually, the exhibition showcases the work of some of the best young talent in the professional design field. It comprises hundreds of designs for realized productions and studio projects for theatre, film, and dance in a wide variety of media, including scale models for theatre and film, original costumes, production photographs, and sketches.

The designers are all members of the 2013 graduating class and have completed the three-year MFA program. Students learn from some of the most respected and prolific names in stage and film design, including department chair and Tony award-winning costume designer Susan Hilferty (“Wicked,” Metropolitan Opera’s “Rigoletto,” “Hands on a Hardbody”), associate chair and lighting designer Mary Louise Geiger (2013 Helen Hayes Award Outstanding Lighting Design “Invisible Man”) and internationally renowned set designer Paul Steinberg (English National Opera, Covent Garden, Glyndebourne Festival and Metropolitan Opera’s recent “Un Ballo in Maschera”).

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212-998-1950 or email tisch.design@nyu.edu.
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Press Contact: Shonna Keogan | (212) 998-6796

Tisch Set, Lighting and Costume Design Show, May 15-21

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