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Jennifer Tipton, Lighting

Jennifer Tipton is well known for her work in theater, dance and opera. Her recent work in opera includes Humperdinck's HANSEL AND GRETEL at the Metropolitan directed by Richard Jones and Salvatore Sciarrino's new opera DA GELO A GELO directed by Trisha Brown at the Paris Opera. Her recent work in dance includes Balanchine's JEWELS for the Royal Ballet, London, Trisha Brown's O COMPOSITE for the Paris Opera Ballet and Paul Taylor's DE SUENOS and DE SUENOS QUE SE REPITEN at City Center in New York. In theater her recent work includes Caryl Churchill's translation of Seneca's THYESTES directed by JoAnne Akalaitis at the Court Theater in Chicago, David Gordon's UNCIVIL WARS at the Kitchen in NYC, BECKETT SHORTS directed by JoAnne Akalaitis at the NY Theater Workshop and CONVERSATIONS IN TUSCULUM written and directed by Richard Nelson at the Public Theater. Ms. Tipton teaches lighting at the Yale School of Drama. She received the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in 2001, the Jerome Robbins Prize in 2003 and in April 2004 the Mayor's Award for Arts and Culture in New York City.