PHOTO: Lauren Mueller

PHOTO: Lauren Mueller

CURRENT

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

     Signature Theatre Company (December 2018)

 

UPCOMING

Eddie & Dave by Amy Staats, director Margot Bordelon, 

     Atlantic Theater Company (January 2019: PREMIERE)

Daddy by Jeremy O. Harris, director Danya Taymor, 

     The New Group/Vineyard Theatre (February 2019: PREMIERE)

Ain't No Mo' by Jordan E. Cooper, director Stevie Walker-Webb, Public Theater (March 2019: PREMIERE)

Skylight by David Hare, director Emily Mann, McCarter Theatre (May 2019)

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

     Playwrights Horizons/Page 73 (June 2019: PREMIERE)

 

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 (BM Oboe Performance), Oberlin College (BA History), Brown University (MA Public Humanities), and the Yale School of Drama (MFA 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 DeadIn the Blood (Signature), He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box (TFANA), Fairview & Is God Is (SOHO REP), Pipeline (Lincoln Center), The House That Will Not Stand, Red Speedo & Nat Turner in Jerusalem (NYTW), Ghost Light (LCT3/Third Rail), War (LCT3/Yale Repertory), Hamlet (Public), Orange Julius (Rattlestick/Page 73), The Last Match (Roundabout) & O, Earth (Foundry).

Regional: La Rondine (Minnesota Opera), Angels in America & An Octoroon (Berkeley Repertory), Lempicka (Williamstown), The Bluest Eye (Guthrie), Measure for Measure (California/Santa Cruz Shakespeare), GURLSZoyka's Apartment (Princeton University), Our Country's Good & Side Show (Brown/Trinity Repertory), Madiba (Kennedy Center), and a number of shows at the Yale School of Drama.

AWARDS

He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, Obie Award (winner)

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Lucille Lortel Award (nomination)

Is God Is, Henry Hewes Design Award (nomination)

In the Blood, Henry Hewes Design Award (nomination)

Montana is the 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).

 

CONTACT

Russ Rosensweig, Summit Entertainment Group

russ@summitentertainmentgroup.com

montana.blanco@gmail.com

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