Thursday, March 26

Jennifer Tipton

Autumn Sonata
Wikipedia - "Jennifer Tipton (born September 11, 1937 Columbus, Ohio) is a lighting designer. She has designed for dance, theater and opera. ... She is known for her designs for dance and is the principal lighting designer for the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Choreographers she has worked with include Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jiri Kylian, Dana Reitz, Jerome Robbins, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Dan Wagoner and Shen Wei. Tipton has designed lighting for the American Ballet Theatre since A Soldier’s Tale (1971). She designed the lighting for Baryshnikov's production of The Nutcracker, both for the stage and for television. In January 2008, Tipton designed a large lighting display for the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. It was her first non-theatrical installation."
The queen of theater lighting, Jennifer Tipton, gets a spotlight for herself in two New York performances
[PDF] Jennifer Tipton by Megan Slayter
NY Times: Through the Lens Brightly With Jennifer Tipton
TheatreNow! Interview with Jennifer Tipton, Lighting Designer
vimeo: Light Above the Hudson
YouTube: Women in Theatre, Jennifer Tipton on Edward Hopper, Remembering Jerome Robbins, Sardono Dance Theater and Jennifer Tipton: Rain Coloring Forest