Department of Performing Arts
- Meghan Raham is a Set and Costume Designer with a strong interest in the development of new work. Recent design work includes: The Chosen (Barrington Stage Company), Death of a Salesman (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), The Aliens (Studio Theatre), The Conference of the Birds (Folger Theatre), S/he is Nancy Joe (Zero Point International Festival of Physical Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic), Venice (Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles), Fedra (Lookingglass Theatre Company, Chicago), FRANKENSTEIN with the Hypocrites at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, CLAY (Lincoln Center Theater LCT2, Kansas City Repertory Theatre 2008), The Borderland (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Wedding Play (About Face and Steppenwolf Theaters), A Big Blue Nail (Victory Gardens Theater). She is a Company Member Emeritus at The Building Stage in Chicago, where she designed costumes for MOBY-DICK and co-production designed NOIR and The Ring Cycle. Her work was exhibited at the 2006 USITT Young Designers' Forum, and she is the recipient of a 2003 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Costume Design Fellowship as well as a 2010 Princess Grace Foundation Theatre Honoraria.
DegreesMFA, Stage Design, Northwestern University
BA, Theatre, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
The development of new plays, alternative models for collaboration in theatre, toy theatre and puppetry, street theatre, the relationship between image and text.
Both set and costume design for the new musical VENICE, which opened in October 2010 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles. The musical is a co-production of the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, and the Center Theatre Group in LA, and the Kansas City production in April 2010 was hailed as "The Year's Best Musical" by TIME magazine.
Area of Expertise: Set and costume design, theatre, performing arts
Additional Information: Meghan Raham is a set and costume designer with a strong interest in the development of new work. She is a company member at the Building Stage in Chicago, where she has designed costumes for performances including Moby Dick. Her work was exhibited at the 2006 USITT Young Designers' Forum, and she is the recipient of a 2003 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Costume Design Fellowship as well as a 2010 Princess Grace Foundation Theatre Honorarium.
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