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Jim Findlay

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Scenic Design

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Jim Findlay and Jeff Sugg

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Date:
05/07/2008


Jim Findlay and Jeff Sugg

From: 
Date:
05/07/2008

 

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Jim Findlay Biography

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 Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 -
Jim Findlay, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island
 
The Hewes Awards - 2008 - Notable Effects - Projections Gold Star
Jim Findlay, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island
 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Scenic Design Gold Star
Jim Findlay , The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower)

Jim Findlay News

Meet the Cast of FOR COLORED GIRLS... Photo Meet the Cast of FOR COLORED GIRLS...
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

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 Min Photo Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Mines
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

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.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 22- with James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 22- with James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2020

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! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 21- with Lea Salonga and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2020

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 a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 20- with Michael Urie, Dana Delany, BOMBSHELL and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 20, 2020

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 M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 19- with Sierra Boggess, Alanis Morissette and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 19, 2020

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! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 18- with Laura Benanti, Meryl Streep and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 18, 2020

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 Moli Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 1- with Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Lauren Molina and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2020

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 Photo The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week Three
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 10, 2020

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.

Jim Findlay Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at NYC Premiere Opera, DOG DAYS
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2015

New York City Premiere,¬†Dog Days¬†is a work of contemporary opera-theatre that investigates the psychology of a working class American family pitted against a not-so-distant-future wartime scenario. Exploring the ultimate struggle of humanity‚ÄĒstuck between nature's indifference and society's barely restrained brutality‚ÄĒDog Days¬†asks: is it madness, delusion, or sheer animal instinct that guides us through severely trying times? Where is the line between animal and human? At what point must we give into our animal instincts merely to survive?

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of David T. Little's DOG DAYS Opera
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2012

On Saturday, September 29, David T. Little's long-awaited debut full-length opera, Dog Days, created in collaboration with librettist Royce Vavrek, and based on the eponymous short story by Judy Budnitz (1998), receives its world premiere, opening a run of five performances: Sep. 29, Oct. 6 at 8:00 PM; Sep. 30, Oct. 7 at 3:00 PM; Oct. 5 at 7:30 PM. The fully-staged production, directed by Robert Woodruff, premieres at Montclair State University's Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ. Watch a behind-the-scenes video with rehearsal footage and interviews with the Dog Days creative team below!


Jim Findlay Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jim Findlay been nominated for?
(Drama Desk Awards) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island Notable Effects - Projections (The Hewes Awards) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island and Outstanding Scenic Design (The Lortels) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower) .

What awards has Jim Findlay won?
Notable Effects - Projections (The Hewes Awards) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Islandand Outstanding Scenic Design (The Lortels) for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower).