Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams

Lecturer in Design

Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams was born in Kobe, Japan, Moved to U.S. over 27 years ago. She has worked in both the USA and Japan as a freelance set designer, and as associate set designer for Michael Yeargan and other. Based in New York City.

Her design work has been seen Off Broadway at the Primary Stages, Working Theater, Epic Theater Ensemble, INTAR Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and the National Asian American Theatre Company. Within the US regional theatres at Guthrie Theatre, Arena Stage, Barkley Repertory Theatre, the Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare festival, Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Satge, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Playmakers Repertory Company, ACT Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Public Theatre’s Under the Raider FestivalOpera Theatre of St. Louis, and Cornerstone Theater Company, Boston Lyric Opera among others.  In Japan her work has been seen at the Umeda Arts Theatre, Nissay Theatre, Nissay Opera, Nikikai Opera, Suntory Hall, Aichi Triennale in Nagoya, Kanagawa Prefectural Hall Biwako Hall and Universal Studio Japan.   She also designed recent US national Tour of Dirty Dancing and a new musical Dragon Spring, Phoenix Rise at the Shed.

As an associate scenic designer, her credits includes, Broadway: My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, The Bridges of Madison County, Golden Boy, That Championship Season, Women on The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Next Fall, and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone.  National tour: The King and I, Fiddler on the roof, The Bridges of Madison County and The Light in the Piazza and Lincoln Center Theater’s South Pacific.  Westend: South Pacific, The King and I, and upcoming My fair lady. US, UK and World tour: The Light in the Piazza, South Pacific, Bridges of Madison County, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and My Fair Lady.

She taught at Fordham and Rutgers University. M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama.