Faculty & Staff

Lee Savage
Head of Scenic Design
Degrees & Accomplishments
MFA, Yale School of Drama, Yale University
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

New York City designs include: The Lightning Thief (Broadway, Off-Broadway, and National Tour), Natural Shocks and Collapse (Woman’s Project), Surely Goodness and Mercy (Keen Company), Somebody’s Daughter (Second Stage), Twelfth Night, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and Julius Caesar (The Acting Company), Imagining the Imaginary Invalid (Mabou Mines), Satchmo at the Waldorf (Westside), Muscles in our Toes, Sunset Baby and Thinner Than Water (Labyrinth), Rx (Primary Stages), All-American (LCT3), The Dream of the Burning Boy and Ordinary Days (Roundabout Underground), Jack’s Precious Moment (P73), Oohrah! (Atlantic), The Bereaved (Partial Comfort), The Seagull (NAATCO), punkplay (Clubbed Thumb), End Days (EST), Go-Go Kitty Go! (NY Fringe Festival), West Moon Street (Prospect Theater Company), and Harvest (La Mama). Regional credits include productions at: American Conservatory Theatre, Alliance, Asolo Rep, Baltimore Centerstage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Chautauqua Theater Company, Dallas Theater Center, Delaware Theatre Company, Dorset Theatre Festival, Glimmerglass Festival, Goodman, Guthrie, Huntington, Kansas City Rep, Long Wharf, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Merrimack Rep, Old Globe, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature, Philadelphia Theatre Company, PlayMakers Rep, Trinity Rep, Two River Theater, Washington National Opera, Weston Playhouse, Wilma and Yale Rep.

Mr. Savage is the recipient of the Helen Hayes Award (Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (nom), Richard III (nom), NAACP Award (Satchmo at the Waldorf), Connecticut Critics Circle Award (The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow), and has received nominations for the Irish Times Theatre Award (A Streetcar Named Desire) and the Suzi Bass Award (Smart Cookie).

Mr. Savage is a founding member of Wingspace Theatrical Design. He holds an MFA (Yale School of Drama), a BFA (Rhode Island School of Design), and is the Head of Set Design at Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts.