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Jim Findlay works across boundaries as a theater artist, visual artist, and film-maker. His most recent work includes his original perfprmances "Dream of the Red Chamber" (2014) and "Botanica" (2012), the direction and design of David Lang's "Whisper Opera" for the Museum of Contemporary Art and Lincoln Center and the soon-to-be complete 3D film adaptation of "Botanica". He was a founding member and collaborator in the Collapsable Giraffe and in partnership with Radiohole helped run the mythical and recently deceased Collapsable Hole from 2000-2013. In addition to his original works as an independent artist and with the Giraffe, he maintains a long career as a collaborator with many theater, performance and music groups including Aaron Landsman, the Wooster Group, Ridge Theater, Bang on a Can, Ralph Lemon, Stew and Heidi Rodewald and Accinosco/Cynthia Hopkins. His work has been seen at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, BAM, Arena Stage, A.R.T. and over 50 cities worldwide including Berlin, Istanbul, London, Moscow, and Paris and the tiny theater he built in David Lang and Suzanne Bocanegra's home. He has been awarded 3 Obies, 2 Bessies, 2 Princess Grace Awards, Lortel and Hewes Awards and residencies at MacDowell, UCross, MassMOCA and Mt Tremper Arts.

Jim Findlay Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Scenic Design

Jim Findlay Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2008 -

Jim Findlay, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island

The Hewes Awards - 2008 - Notable Effects - Projections

Jim Findlay, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island

The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Scenic Design

Jim Findlay , The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower)

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BAM To Present New York Premiere Of Okwui Okpokwasili And Peter Born's ADAKU, PART 1: THE ROAD OPENS

Brooklyn-based performer, choreographer, and writer Okwui Okpokwasili and director, visual artist, and sound designer Peter Born will present their new cross-disciplinary performance adaku, part 1: the road. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

Listen: National Center for Choreography - Akron Releases Fourth Season of Inside the Dancer's Studio

Discover the fourth season of Inside the Dancer's Studio, a podcast by the National Center for Choreography - Akron. Listen to engaging interviews with choreographers from across the United States as they discuss their craft, process, and perseverance in the world of dance-making. Available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Mallory Catlett's DECODER: Nova Express Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater presents the world premiere of DECODER: Nova Express, a new theater work by Mallory Catlett.

Aaron Landsman's NIGHT KEEPER Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater presents the world premiere of Night Keeper, a new theater performance by Aaron Landsman.

Aaron Landsman's NIGHT KEEPER Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater presents the world premiere of Night Keeper, a new theater performance by Aaron Landsman.

Review: O'Halloran Double-Bill Brings Complex Emotions to the Surface at PROTOTYPE

A powerful double bill by Irish composer Emma O’Halloran, to libretti by her playwright uncle, Mark O’Halloran, deals with disappointment, connection and heartbreak--and what makes people tick. You know, 'the usual.'

Stephen Petronio Returns Back To Danspace Stage After Career Launching Season 40 Years Ago

Danspace Project and Stephen Petronio Company partner to present Bloodlines/Bloodlines(future), December 8-10, 2022 at Danspace Project's home in the historic St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery.

The Chocolate Factory Theater Announces 18th Anniversary Season Featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres & More

The Chocolate Factory Theater has announced its 18th season of performances - the second at its new permanent facility - featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres, 4 Supported Creative Residencies, and partnerships with Abrons Arts Center, ISSUE Project Room, Queens Museum, and The Bushwick Starr.

Meet the Cast of FOR COLORED GIRLS...

for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf begins previews tonight, Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Booth Theatre. The show will officially open on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Meet the cast here!

Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Mines

Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 22- with James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley and More!

Today (May 22) in live streaming: the next episode of Next on Stage, Sarah Stiles at Joe's Pub, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 21- with Lea Salonga and More!

Today (May 21) in live streaming: Tiler Peck is joined by Ramin Karimloo and Lea Salonga, daddy Long Legs reunites, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 20- with Michael Urie, Dana Delany, BOMBSHELL and More!

Today (May 20) in live streaming: Bombshell is back, Urie, Delany and Donovan visit Backstage LIVE, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 19- with Sierra Boggess, Alanis Morissette and More!

Today (May 19) in live streaming: Jagged cast performs live, Sierra Boggess takes over at Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 18- with Laura Benanti, Meryl Streep and More!

Today (May 18) in live streaming: Laura Benanti hosts Stars in the House, Broadway comes together for Covenant House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 1- with Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Lauren Molina and More!

Today (May 1) in live streaming: Ridge chats with Jordan and Spencer, The Goodbye Girl cast reunites, and so much more!

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week Three

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the third weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona.

BWW Review: Daniel Fish's WHITE NOISE Experiments with Adaptation

After his triumphant, Tony-award winning revival of OKLAHOMA!, Daniel Fish had a lot to live up to when he announced he would be directing an adaptation of WHITE NOISE. To raise the stakes, he is also the author of the piece, which he described as 'freely adapted from the Don DeLillo novel.'

International Contemporary Ensemble Performs George Lewis' SOUNDLINES At NYU Skirball

The pioneering International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) returns to NYU Skirball for two performances of George Lewis' Soundlines on Friday, October 18, 2019 and Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:30pm. Following the group's critically acclaimed, sold-out run of David Lang's the whisper opera in 2018, Soundlines features two premieres by composer and MacArthur Fellow George Lewis: the NYC premiere of Lewis' Soundlines: A Dreaming Track and the New York premiere of P. Multitudinis. Building on a decade of collaborative work, the International Contemporary Ensemble, George Lewis, Steven Schick, and Jim Findlay's Soundlines is a monodrama in the style of a radio play that explores and confronts the relationships between self, identity, and personal journeys within complex social constructs.

Jim Findlay FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Jim Findlay has been nominated for several awards for his work in the Broadway show "The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island." He received nominations for the Drama Desk Awards in the category of Notable Effects - Projections. He was also nominated for Outstanding Scenic Design at The Lortels, also known as the Friends of Dr. Rushower. Additionally, he received nominations for The Hewes Awards for his work on projections in "The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island."

Jim Findlay has won several awards for his work in the Broadway industry. Some of his notable awards include the Projections award at The Hewes Awards for "The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island" and the Outstanding Scenic Design award at The Lortels for "The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower)". These accolades highlight his talent and contributions to the theater world.

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