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Sonya Berlovitz

Designer Biography

Sonya Berlovitz designed over 50 productions for the Tony Award winning French-American Theatre de la Jeune Lune between 1980 and 2008 including Carmen, The Miser, Hamlet, Cosi Fan Tutti, The Magic Flute, Tartuffe, Medea, Circus of Tales and The Three Musketeers. She has also designed several productions with The Minneapolis based Moving Company, as well as productions at South Coast Repertory, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Playmakers Repertory Company, Children's Theatre Company, The New Victory Theatre, The Guthrie Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse Actors Theatre of Louisville, Bricklayers Theatre Company and The Jungle Theater along with several dance companies including Arena Dances, Stuart Pimsler Dance Theatre, Zorongo Flamenco and Minnesota Dance Theatre.

Ms. Berlovitz is a graduate of both La Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has worked as a textile designer for internationally acclaimed fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and also has been the recipient of many grants and awards including The Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Best Costume Design award, Minnesota State Arts Board Initiative Grant, McKnight Theatre Artists Fellowship and participation in World Stage Design in Toronto in 2005. In 2007 and again in 2011 her designs for The Miser and The Deception respectively were chosen for exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial. In 2011 she received a Sage Award for excellence in dance design. The Prague Quadrennial 2011 exhibit was selected for a show at the Bakhrushin Museum of theatre design (Moscow, Russia) in 2014.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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