PHOTO: Lauren Mueller

PHOTO: Lauren Mueller

CURRENT

Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury, director Sarah Benson, SOHO REP & Berkeley Repertory Theatre

     (June 2018 & October 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)

 

UPCOMING

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

Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage, director Lileana Blain-Cruz,

     Signature Theatre Company (December 2018)

Eddie & Dave by Amy Staats, director Margot Bordelon, Atlantic Theater Company (January 2019:PREMIERE)

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

The Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, director Vivienne Benesch, original music by Justin Ellington, 

     Playmakers Repertory Company (February 2019)

A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson, director Stephen Brackett, 

     Playwrights Horizons/Page 73 (June 2019)

BIO

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, Audelco nominations), In the Blood (Signature), Is God Is (SOHO REP), He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box (TFANA), Pipeline (Lincoln Center), 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), O, Earth (The Foundry), Orange Julius (Rattlestick/Page 73) 

Regional: Angels in America & An Octoroon (Theatre Bay Area Nomination: Berkeley Repertory), The Bluest Eye (Guthrie), 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).

 

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CONTACT

Beth Blickers, Agency for the Performing Arts

bblickers@apa-agency.com

montana.blanco@gmail.com