Set & Light

Marcus Doshi designs lighting and sets for theatre, opera, and dance. His designs have been nominated for Lucille Lortel, Henry Hewes, Leon Rabin, Connecticut Critics, and Drama Desk Awards. He has received the Audelco Award, the USITT Young Designers Award and he is an alumni of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program with which he pursued diverse avenues of study, from using musical terminology as a language for lighting designers to the emerging stylistic influence of contemporary Asian-Indian arts on American Theatre. Marcus is a company member of Sabab Theatre, a Kuwait based, international theatre company, an associate artist of Moving Theater, and the principal designer for the Greenwich Music Festival. He is also the founder and principal designer of Marcus Doshi Design LLC, a practice which works with artists and architects in integrating light with their work, as well as production design for large scale events; clients include Maya Lin, The Museum of Chinese in America, The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Citibank, and the Park Avenue Armory. His work has been seen internationally in Edinburgh, London, Amsterdam, Castres, Venice, Vienna, Tunis, Sousse, Cairo, Beirut, Kuwait City, Mumbai, New Delhi, Phnom Penh and Jakarta. In the US with Seattle Opera, Florentine Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Baltimore Opera, Theatre for a New Audience, Lincoln Center Festival, New York Theatre Workshop, The New Group, The Play Company, Signature, Vineyard, Guggenheim, Soho Rep, The Civilians, Intiman, Seattle Rep, Portland Stage, Milwaukee Rep, Steppenwolf, Oregon Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare, Hartford Stage, TheaterWorks, Yale Rep and Ford’s Theatre among others. Marcus holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Art from Wabash College, where his primary concentrations were dramaturgy and sculpture, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Stage Design from the Yale University School of Drama. He is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Northwestern University where he teaches design. He is based in Chicago, Brooklyn, and Paris.

His work includes: The Dolls House & The Father for Theatre for a New Audience,
Mary Page Marlow for Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Svadba for Aix Festival en Provence 2015, La Traviata for Canadian Opera Company, The Cocoanuts Guthrie Theater Minneapolis; Les Mamelles de Tiresias/Der Kaiser Von Atlantis, Juilliard; Les Mamelles de Tirésias for the Aldeburgh Music Festival; In the Garden of Dreams with Sarah Rothenberg, commissioned by Da Camera of Houston and Houston Grand Opera; Rituel pour une Métamorphose for Marseille-Provence European Capital of Culture 2013 and La Comédie Française.

Currently: Visiting Edna for Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Party People at the Public Theatre, NY.

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