Christopher Metzger

Christopher Metzger, NYU/Tisch

Christopher Metzger is a Brooklyn based designer working in theatre, dance, and opera.

Recent Design credits: Tracy Letts’ adaptation of Chekhov’s, Three Sisters; directed by Mark Wing-Davey (NYU). Over There (Dir. Christopher Murrah, Columbia Stages at HERE), Mare in the Men’s Room (The Araca Project), Pale Fires, an adaptation of Nabokov’s novel, Pale Fire, directed by Alex Harvey & Jim Calder (NYU).

While attending NYU Christopher began collaborating with Cherylyn Lavagnino and the Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance Company. Now in their second season together work includes: Ru – a refugee’s story (featured in the September 2014 issue of Dance Teacher Magazine), Treize en Jeu, Herra’s Wrath (a ballet commissioned for Intermezzo Dance Company), and premiering this spring: Naděje – inspired by the works of Vaclav Havel, Alphonse Mucha, and Leoš Janáček.

As an assistant Christopher has worked with designers including: Susan Hilferty, Moria Clinton, Arthur Oliver; and with institutions such as: Glimmerglass Opera Festival, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Juilliard School, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Three Sisters | Christopher Metzger

Three Sisters, Chekhov Cast (1901)
by. Anton Chekhov
Dir. Mark Wing-Davey
Sets. Brittany Vasta
Lights. Benjamin LaCour

Christopher Metzger | Pale Fires

Pale Fires
Dir. Alex Harvey & Jim Clader
Sets. Hui Chen
Lights. Brian Fortin

Three Sisters | Christopher Metzger

Three Sisters, Anton Cast (1988)
by. Anton Chekhov
Dir. Mark Wing-Davey
Sets. Brittany Vasta
Lights. Benjamin LaCour

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Over There
by. Mark
Dir. Christopher Murrah
Sets. D. Schuyler Burks
Lights. Jennifer Schriever