Koch Theater

Jennifer Tipton

Principal Lighting Designer
Background

Biography

Jennifer Tipton
photo: Lois Greenfield

Jennifer Tipton is well known for her work in theater, dance and opera.  Her recent work in opera includes Romeo et Juliette directed by Bartlett Sher at the Metropolitan.  Her recent work in dance includes Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet at the Bolshoi.  In theater her recent work includes Richard Nelson’s Uncle Vanya at the Old Globe, San Diego.   Ms. Tipton teaches lighting at the Yale School of Drama.  She received the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in 2001, the Jerome Robbins Prize in 2003 and in April 2004 the Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture in New York City.  In 2008 she was made a United States Artists “Gracie” Fellow and a MacArthur Fellow.