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Christina Watanabe

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Christina is an award-winning designer and educator for theatre, dance, music, and events. Select NYC: Lincoln Center, The Public, WP Theatre, INTAR, EST, Primary Stages, Cherry Lane, 59E59, HERE, New Ohio, Theatre Row, Bushwick Starr. Regional: The Rep St. Louis, TheatreWorks Hartford, Pioneer ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Christina is an award-winning designer and educator for theatre, dance, music, and events. Select NYC: Lincoln Center, The Public, WP Theatre, INTAR, EST, Primary Stages, Cherry Lane, 59E59, HERE, New Ohio, Theatre Row, Bushwick Starr. Regional: The Rep St. Louis, TheatreWorks Hartford, Pioneer ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design

Photos

Karla Puno Garcia, Jaclyn Mercer, Hannah Ryan, Anne Lambert, Susan Lambert Hatem; Mid Photo

Karla Puno Garcia, Jaclyn Mercer, Hannah Ryan, Anne Lambert, Susan Lambert Hatem; Middle Row (left to right) Diane Phelan, Ellie Handel, Becky Abramovitz, Vanessa Leuck, April Armstrong, Cindi Rush, Emma Wilk; Back Row (left to right) Mark Coffin, Sarah Dacey Charles, Christina Watanabe, Zach Fifer, James Penca, Stephen Stout, Abigail Ludrof, Imran Sheikh, Ross Alden

From: 
Date:
10/23/2019
Susan Lambert Hatem, Christina Watanabe, Hannah Ryan, Emma Wilk, Jaclyn Mercer, Becky Photo

Susan Lambert Hatem, Christina Watanabe, Hannah Ryan, Emma Wilk, Jaclyn Mercer, Becky Abramovitz; Front Row (left to right) Anne Lambert, Karla Puno Garcia, Diane Phelan, Ellie Handel, Cindi Rush, Vanessa Leuck

From: 
Date:
10/23/2019
Barbara A. Bell (Costumes), Brian Prather (Scenic Design) and Christina Watanabe (Lig Photo

Barbara A. Bell (Costumes), Brian Prather (Scenic Design) and Christina Watanabe (Lighting)

From: 
Date:
07/31/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design

Christina Watanabe Biography

Christina is an award-winning designer and educator for theatre, dance, music, and events. Select NYC: Lincoln Center, The Public, WP Theatre, INTAR, EST, Primary Stages, Cherry Lane, 59E59, HERE, New Ohio, Theatre Row, Bushwick Starr. Regional: The Rep St. Louis, TheatreWorks Hartford, Pioneer Theatre Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Trinity Rep, Virginia Stage Company, Charlottesville Opera, Palm Beach Dramaworks, White Heron Theatre Company, Florida Rep, Bristol Valley Theatre. TV: Colin Quinn (co-design). USITT Gateway Mentor. Knights of Illumination winner. MFA: NYU. Member USA 829.




Christina Watanabe News

Hunter Foster, Cassondra James & More to Take Part in Theatre Aspen's 2022 Season Photo Hunter Foster, Cassondra James & More to Take Part in Theatre Aspen's 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Theatre Aspen announced today the complete casts and creative teams for the company’s 39th Season, which includes the Tony Award-winning musicals Gypsy and Jersey Boys on the mainstage, as well as the summer Cabaret Series at Hotel Jerome and additional programming and special events for the summer.

Virginia Stage Company Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING Photo Virginia Stage Company Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Virginia Stage Company closes its 43rd Season of live theatre with Every Brilliant Thing written by Duncan .acmillan and Johnny Donahoe.

BWW Review: SUE√ĎO at Trinity Rep Photo BWW Review: SUE√ĎO at Trinity Rep
by John McDaid - Apr 14, 2022

The source material of Sue√Īo may be 400 years old, but a brilliantly updated script, combined with the stunningly beautiful production currently onstage at Trinity Rep make this a fresh, relevant -- and darkly funny -- must-see experience.

SUE√ĎO Comes to Trinity Rep in April Photo SUE√ĎO Comes to Trinity Rep in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Trinity Repertory Company¬†continues its¬†2021-22 Season with¬†Sue√Īo,¬†Obie Award-winning playwright¬†Jos√© Rivera's¬†adaptation of¬†Pedro Calder√≥n de la Barca's¬†Spanish Golden Age play,¬†La vida es sue√Īo (Life is a Dream).¬†

BWW Review: THIS BITTER EARTH at TheaterWorks Hartford Photo BWW Review: THIS BITTER EARTH at TheaterWorks Hartford
by Brooks Appelbaum - Mar 1, 2022

This Bitter Earth, playing at TheaterWorks in Hartford through March 20, is a moving and poetic work that explores the love between two men, Jesse and Neil, and their central conflict.

BWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL at Pioneer Theatre Company Brings Out the Inner Child Photo BWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL at Pioneer Theatre Company Brings Out the Inner Child
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 4, 2021

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčPioneer Theatre Company‚Äôs ELF THE MUSICAL (returning in a new professional production after its 2013 bow) is a fun holiday outing.¬† Directed by Sesame Street‚Äôs Alan Muraoka, it brings out the inner child in the characters, actors, and audience alike.¬†

Jack Presents Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE Photo Jack Presents Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021

JACK presents Best Life by New Dramatist resident playwright Melisa Tien. Directed by Susanna Jaramillo, Best Life is an alarming dark comedy that centers on two women trying to bridge their racial and economic differences.  (20 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn) with a press opening on October 23. Tickets are now on sale at jackny.org.

JACK to Present Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE Photo JACK to Present Melisa Tien's BEST LIFE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

JACK¬†will¬†present¬†Best Life¬†by New Dramatist resident playwright¬†Melisa Tien. Directed by¬†Susanna Jaramillo,¬†Best Life¬†is an alarming dark comedy that centers on two women trying to bridge their racial and economic differences.¬†Best Life¬†runs¬†October 21 ‚Äď November 6, 2021, at¬†JACK¬†(20 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn).

Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Award Photo Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021

Tonight's the night!  The 87th Annual Drama League Awards will be streamed today, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET. Who will win? BroadwayWorld is updating the list live!

Studio School of Design Announces Inaugural Classes for June 2021 Photo Studio School of Design Announces Inaugural Classes for June 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

Mark Stanley, Clifton Taylor, and a diverse community of design professionals have devised a new and innovative pathway to an education in design with the establishment of Studio School of Design.