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Tuesday, February 27 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Membership Breakfast, with Guest Speaker Wendall K. Harrington

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Schedule:
  • 9:00 Welcome, Breakfast served
  • 9:15-9:45 Guest Speaker Wendall K. Harrington


All ARLIS/NA attendees are welcome to attend Wendall's talk in advance of the Membership and Business Meeting. The tables at the front of the room will be reserved for those eating breakfast, and there will be additional open seating available for those wanting to listen to the speaker.


Wendall K. Harrington, called "the godmother of all projectors" by John Simon in New York Magazine, has been working in the field of projected media for live events since the mid-1970s. Ms. Harrington is the Head of Projection Design at the Yale School of Drama and has been lecturing on projection design for theatre since the early 1990s.


Ms. Harrington is the recipient of the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the American Theatre Wing Award, the TCI Award for Technical Achievement, The Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration, the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Projections, USITT Education Award, and named 2015 Players Club Person of the Year.


Broadway designs include: All the Way, Annie, Driving Miss Daisy, Grey Gardens, They're Playing Our Song, The Elephant Man, My One and Only, The Heidi Chronicles, The Will Rogers Follies, Having Our Say, Company, Racing Demon, Ragtime, John Leguizamo's Freak, The Capeman, Putting it Together, and The Who's Tommy. Off-Broadway work includes: Angels in America, Hapgood, A Christmas Carol at the Paramount; Merrily We Roll Along (four times!), and the ill-fated Whistle Down the Wind. Opera design: Werther at the Met, Julie Taymor's The Magic Flute in Florence, Italy; A View from the Bridge at Chicago Lyric and the Met, Die Gezeichneten and Lucia di Lammermoor at LA Opera, The Photographer at BAM, Transatlantic, Grapes of Wrath, Rusalka for Minnesota Opera. Ballet design: Pictures at an Exhibition, Opera, Cinderella; The Firebird, and Anna Karenina for Alexei Ratmansky; Othello for ABT, Ballet Mechanique for Doug Varone. Concert work includes The Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense" and Pete Townshend's "Psychoderelict" as well as tours for Chris Rock and Simon and Garfunkel.


As design director of Esquire magazine, Ms. Harrington was responsible for the re-design and re-launch of the "Men’s Magazine of the 90’s." Later, as editor-at-large for Esquire, she conceived and edited Randy Shilts' "My Life on the AIDS Tour," nominated for a National Magazine Award and published in Best American Essays of 1990.


Fee: $25

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Wendall K. Harrington

Head of Projection Design, Yale School of Drama
Wendall K. Harrington, called “the godmother of all projectors” by John Simon in New York Magazine, has been working in the field of projected media for live events since the mid-1970s. Ms. Harrington is the Head of Projection Design at the Yale School of Drama and has been l... Read More →


Tuesday February 27, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Hilton: Trianon Ballroom 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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