SET & COSTUME DESIGN

ABOUT

Myung Hee Cho is a set and costume designer for theater, opera, and dance. Her current projects include For Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf at Booth Theater on Broadway; Richard III and As You Like It for Shakespeare in the Park at The Delacorte Theater. Her recent projects include set design for The Body of the World at Manhattan Theater Club and ART; Aubergine & Sheepdog at SCR; Black Super Hero Magic Mama at Geffen Playhouse; set and costumes for Golden Fairytale Fanfare, the opening show at the new Shanghai Disney Resort; The Thieving Magpie at Glimmerglass Opera; The Marriage of Figaro at Washington National Opera and the set design for Trojan Women, a new Korean opera at the National Theater of Korea, Theater an der Wien in Vienna, and Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Holland Festival, Amsterdam.

 

Cho has designed many premieres including the musical Stuck Elevator at American Conservatory Theater; the Off-Broadway production and North American national tour of WIT; The Public Theater production and North American national tour of Lackawanna BluesBlack Odyssey at Denver Center Theater; Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler at The Linney Theatre in New York, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and The Market Theatre, Johannesburg; Extraordinary Chambers at Geffen Playhouse; 36 Views at the Berkeley Repertory Theater and The Public; Awaking for Singapore Theatre Festival; The National Broadway Company, TheaterWorks, Singapore; Yellow Face for Mark Taper Forum and The Public Theater; System Wonderland and The Piano Teacher at South Coast Repertory; Citizen 13559 at the Kennedy Center; The Golden Mickeys for Disney Creative Entertainment/Hong Kong; Open Window for Pasadena Playhouse and Deaf West Theatre; and Flight and Distant Shore at Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. Other selected credits include Miss Julie at Geffen Playhouse; The Magic Flute at the Canadian Opera Company; The Good Person of Szechuan at the Landestheater Linz, in Linz, Austria; and Le nozze di Figaro at the Chicago Opera Theater.

 

Cho is Professor of Stage Design at UCLA. In 1996, Cho received a Princess Grace Award and was an artist-in-residence at The Public Theater/NYSF. She is a graduate of Cooper Union and Yale School of Drama.