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Regina García

Regina García has been designing scenery for almost twenty years. She has collaborated with theatre directors Daniella Topol, Thomas Kail, Ron OJ Parson, Michael J. Garcés, Ron Himes, Kinan Valdez, Hallie Gordon, JC Clementz and Meghan Carney amongst others; and designed for renowned Latinx theaters including Repertorio Español, the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, INTAR, Teatro Vista, and Pregones Theater, Bronx, New York. Regina was invited to exhibit at the 2013 World Stage Design Conference & Exhibit, Cardiff, Wales; and is a Fellow of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Designers and the Princess Grace Foundation, USA Awards. Recently completed projects include: The Merry Wives of Windsor for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; The River Bride by Marisela Treviño Orta for the Arizona Theatre Company; The Rembrandt by Jessica Dickey for Steppenwolf Theatre Company; and American Mariachi by José Cruz González for The Denver Center for the Performing Arts in a co-production with The Old Globe. She is currently working on projects for American Players Theatre, Steppenwolf and Merrimack Repertory Theatre. 

As an educator, Professor García served as Instructor and Resident Designer at The Dalton School, New York City, and Lehman College (CUNY) in the Bronx, before joining the faculty in the Department of Theatre at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2008. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Department of Design for Stage and Film, Professor García is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829, and a Regional Associate Member of the League of Professional Theatre Women.

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