Jan Hartley

Jan Hartley made her San Francisco Opera debut with 2008's Das Rheingold; her designs will be seen throughout the Company's new Ring cycle. She has collaborated with Francesca Zambello on Shostakovich’s Moskva, Cheryomushki at Bard College; David Henry Hwong’s adaptation of Tibet Through the Red Box in Seattle; and Napoleon by Andrew Sabiston and Timothy Williams at the Shaftsbury Theatre in London. She also designed projections for Walt Disney’s Finding Nemo. A member of Ping Chong & Co. since 1983, her work was featured in productions such as Cocktail, Kwaidan, After Sorrow, 98.6, Chinoiserie, Deshima, Skin—A State of Being, and the Ping Chong and Meredith Monk collaboration The Games. She has also worked on a wide array of productions both on and off Broadway and in London’s West End. Hartley has received a Drama Desk Award for Bunny, Bunnie and an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence. Recent projects include The Miracle Worker at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey; Anna Deavere Smith’s Let Me Down Easy; and Celia, the Musical by Carmen Rivera and Candido Tirado.