- Mark Morris
- Scenic Design
- Adrianne Lobel
- Costume Design
- Martin Pakledinaz
- Lighting Design
- Michael Chybowski
- Number of Dancers
Adrianne Lobel began working with Mark Morris in 1986 on Nixon in China. Since then she has designed his L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, The Hard Nut, The Marriage of Figaro, Orfeo ed Euridice, Platée, King Arthur, and Acis and Galatea. As a stage designer she has worked in opera, dance, Broadway, Off Broadway, and regional theater in America and in Europe for over 30 years. Some highlights (other than working with Morris) include An American Tragedy at The Met, The Magic Flute at Glyndebourne, Passion and A Year with Frog and Toad on Broadway, and Così fan tutte and The Marriage of Figaro, directed by Peter Sellars, at Pepsico Summerfare. She has been nominated for many awards and has won the Obie, the Lucille Lortel, The Jefferson, and Long Wharf's prestigious Murphy Award. For the last ten years she has been segueing into life as a painter. Both her theater and her painting work can be viewed at adriannelobel.com.
MARTIN PAKLEDINAZ designed costumes for theater, opera, and dance. He has collaborated with Mark Morris on works for the Mark Morris Dance Group, San Francisco Ballet, and Boston Ballet, in addition to works by Tomasson, Stowell, Wheeldon, and Balanchine, among others. New York theater credits include Blithe Spirit and Gypsy with Patti Lupone; The Pirate Queen; The Pajama Game; The Trip to Bountiful; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Wonderful Town; The Wild Party; Kiss Me, Kate; Waste; and A Life. His work in opera includes Rodelinda and Iphigenie en Tauride for The Metropolitan Opera; Tristan und Isolde, Adriana Mater, and L’Amour de Loin for the Paris Opera/Bastille; and works in Salzburg, Seattle, Santa Fe, and Chicago. Other projects include Lend Me a Tenor, directed by Stanley Tucci on Broadway, The Glass Menagerie with Judith Ivey, Gordon Edelstein directing, off-Broadway, and two operas for the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Eugene Onegin and The Golden Ticket, a world premiere based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He has been awarded two Tony Awards, and the Drama Desk, Obie, and Lucille Lortel awards, among others.
Michael Chybowski has designed for The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, Moby Dick and Other Stories with Laurie Anderson, Andre Belgrader’s production of Endgame (BAM Harvey), Cymbeline, Hair, Hamlet (New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre), The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (NYTW), and the original production of Wit. For MMDG, he has designed over 40 dances, including the recent Crosswalk, Jenn and Spencer, A Wooden Tree, and Acis and Galatea, as well as Four Saints in Three Acts for English National Opera and Falling Down Stairs, which toured internationally with cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Recent work includes Mark Morris’ Beaux for San Francisco Ballet, Kammermusik No.3 for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Isaac Mizrahi’s directorial debut with A Little Night Music at Opera Theatre of St. Louis. He received an American Theatre Wing design award for his lighting of Cymbeline and Wit, a Lucille Lortel award for The Grey Zone by Tim Blake Nelson, and a 1999 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence.
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.