Zack Brown

(New York, New York)

2015-16 Season: Production Designer for Don Carlo

Zack Brown has been designing sets and costumes for San Francisco Opera since his 1979 debut in La Gioconda. His design work for the Company also encompasses productions of Le Nozze di Figaro, La Forza del Destino, Otello, Lohengrin, and The Tsar’s Bride. Brown’s career has spanned Broadway, opera, ballet and television, including over forty productions for the Washington National Opera at Kennedy Center and numerous plays and musicals at D.C.’s Arena Stage and Shakespeare Theatre Company. He designed the scenery and costumes for the Tony Award-winning revival of On Your Toes, and for American Ballet Theater he has created productions of Swan Lake, Raymonda, Jardin aux Lilas, Dim Lustre, La Sonnambula, and Dorian based on Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. He also designed the settings for Suzanne Farrell’s staging of Balanchine’s Don Quixote.