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Judith Dolan

JUDITH DOLAN has designed costumes for numerous Alley Theatre productions, including The Nether, The Christans, Communicating Doors, Fool, Freud’s Last Session, You Can’t Take It With You, The Seafarer, Harvey, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Arsenic and Old Lace, Leading Ladies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Glass Menagerie, and Macbeth. Her work extends beyond theatre to opera, film and television. Dolan is a Tony Award-winner (Candide) who also earned a Lucille Lortelle Award for The Petrified Prince and two Drama Desk nominations. She designed the Broadway production of LoveMusik, with music by Kurt Weill, as well as Parade and Hollywood Arms (by Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton). Other credits include Lewis and Clark Reach the Euphrates and Travesties, both directed by Gregory Boyd and the The Winter's Tale at the Old Globe, directed by Barry Edelstein. Opera designs include Idomeneo for Wolf Trap Opera Company and Christholf Von Dohnanyi’s The Magic Flute for The Cleveland Orchestra. Dolan has designed for a number of other companies, including Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, Theatre Clwyd in Wales, Brooklyn Academy of Music, D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Houston Grand Opera and the Old Globe Theatre. She has a Ph.D. in Directing and Design from Stanford University and is Professor in the Department of Theater and Dance at the University of California, San Diego. She is the recipient of the 2014 League of Professional Theatre Women's Ruth Morley Design Award.