Brett J Banakis

Set Designer


New York City: Big Love (Signature Theatre – Lucille Lortel award nomination); What’s It All About? (NYTW – co-design with Christine Jones); Titus Andronicus (Public Theater); The Winter’s Tale (Pearl Theatre); Tamar and the River (Prospect Theater); D Deb Debbie Deborah (Clubbed Thumb); Happy Birthday, Three Men on a Horse, Lovers, and Children (TACT) and And Baby Makes Seven (New Ohio). US regional: OPC (American Repertory Theater); As You Like It (Two River); Bashir Lazhar (Barrington Stage). As associate set designer: The Ambassador (BAM Next Wave); Old Times, Doctor Zhivago, The Last Ship, If/Then, Hands on a Hardbody and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Broadway) and Rigoletto (Metropolitan Opera).

Awards: 2015 Lucile Lortel award nomination; 2015 IRNE nomination; winner Robert L B Tobin Director-Designer Showcase of OPERA America and Live Design magazine’s Young Designer to Watch.

Education: NYU Tisch, UCLA.