PHOTO: Lauren Mueller

PHOTO: Lauren Mueller


Is God Is by Aleshea Harris, director Taibi Magar, SOHO REP (February 2018: PREMIERE)

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes; Millennium Approaches & Perestroika,

     by Tony Kushner, director Tony Taccone, Berkeley Repertory Theatre (April 2018)

Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury, director Sarah Benson, SOHO REP (June 2018: PREMIERE)

The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley, director Lileana Blain-Cruz,

     New York Theatre Workshop (July 2018)

Lempicka, book & lyrics by Carson Kreitzer, music by Matt Gould, director Rachel Chavkin,

     Williamstown Theatre Festival (July 2018: PREMIERE)

La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini, director Octavio Cardenas, Minnesota Opera (October 2018)

Marys Seacole by Jackie Sibblies Drury, director Lileana Blain-Cruz, LCT/3 (February 2019: PREMIERE)



Montana is a theatre designer from Albuquerque, New Mexico. His grandmother, a lampshade artisan, inspired an early love of fabric, color, and beauty. Montana is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (B.M. Oboe Performance), Oberlin College (B.A. History), Brown University (M.A. Public Humanities), and the Yale School of Drama (M.F.A. Design). Prior to attending Yale, he was the Robert L. Tobin Curatorial Intern at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas. 

Off-Broadway: The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead (Lucille Lortel Nomination, AUDELCO Nomination), In the Blood (Signature Theatre), He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box (TFANA), Pipeline (Lincoln Center Theater), Ghost Light (LCT3/Third Rail), War (LCT3/Yale Repertory), Red Speedo, Nat Turner in Jerusalem (NYTW), The Last Match (Roundabout) Hamlet, Pretty Hunger, Teenage Dick (Public Theater), O, Earth (Foundry Theatre), Orange Julius (Rattlestick/Page 73) Regional: An Octoroon (Theatre Bay Area Nomination: Berkeley Repertory), The Bluest Eye (Guthrie Theater), Measure for Measure (California Shakespeare/Santa Cruz Shakespeare), Madiba (Kennedy Center), Our Country's Good, Side Show (Brown/Trinity Repertory), GURLS,  Zoyka's Apartment (Princeton University), and a number of shows at the Yale School of Drama and the Yale Cabaret. Montana is the inaugural recipient of the Fellowship for the Study of the Public History of Slavery (Brown), the Presidential Public Service Fellowship (Yale), and the Donald & Zorka Oenslager Scholarship for Stage Design (Yale).





Beth Blickers, Agency for the Performing Arts