Original Lighting La traviata
Jennifer Tipton is well known for her work in theatre, dance and opera.
Her recent work in opera includes La clemenza di Tito, directed by David
McVicar (Lyric Opera of Chicago); L’elisir d’amore, directed by Bartlett Sher
(Metropolitan Opera); Elektra (Lyric Opera of Chicago) and Maria Stuarda
(Metropolitan Opera), both directed by David McVicar. Her recent work in
dance includes Alexei Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (American Ballet
Company); Paul Taylor’s Gossamer Gallants. In theatre her recent work
includes On Borrowed Time, directed by Joel Grey (Two River Theater
Company); Colm Tóibín’s The Testament of Mary (The Walter Kerr Theatre on
Broadway); In the Year of 13 Moons (Yale Repertory Theater). Jennifer Tipton
teaches lighting at the Yale School of Drama. She received the Dorothy and
Lillian Gish Prize in 2001, the Jerome Robbins Prize in 2003 and in April 2004
the Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture in New York City. In 2008 she was
made a United States Artists ‘Gracie’ Fellow and a MacArthur Fellow.