May 3, 2012                                     
For: IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Press Contact: Heather Nowlin
801-581-7222
heather.nowlin@ptc.utah.edu

 

 

CALENDAR EVENTS—ART

 The Loge Gallery, Pioneer Theatre Company, Presents

 

Setting the Stage

Fifty Years of Pioneer Theatre Design

 Salt Lake City - Pioneer Theatre Company’s Loge Gallery presents “Setting the Stage: Fifty Years of Pioneer Theatre Design,” a collection of theatrical renderings from dozens of designers whose creations have been brought to life on the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre’s main stage since its inaugural season in 1962. The display will appear during the run of PTC’s season finale, Man of La Mancha, May 4 – May 19, 2012.

The exhibit will include works by such artists as Ariel Ballif, the set designer who opened PTC's first season, Vern Adix, Ronald Crosby, William Barber, Peter Willardson and Amanda Brown. Current resident designers include George Maxwell, Carol Wells-Day, Brenda Van der Wiel, Kevin Alberts and Amanda French.

Work by lighting, set and costume designers Susan Branch Towne, James Wolk, Sid Perkes, Linda Pisano, Peter Harrison, Bill Clarke, Claudia Boddy, Beth Novak, Michael Gilliam, Phil Monat, David Paulin, David Mickelsen, Gary English and Gary Daines will also be displayed.

WHO: 
The Loge Gallery, Pioneer Theatre Company
 
WHAT:           
Setting the Stage
Fifty Years of Pioneer Theatre Design
WHEN: 
May 4 – May 19, 2012 (during the run of Man of La Mancha)
 
TIMES:           
Mondays – Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays until noon
 
WHERE:         
The Loge Gallery
Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 2nd Level
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City
 
PRICE:           
Admission is free
 
MORE INFO:  
Box Office 801-581-6961
Open 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Mon – Fri
www.pioneertheatre.org

 

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"You need three things in the theater - the play, the actors, and the audience, - and each must give something."
~
Kenneth Haigh