These impressive designs include the work of Riccardo Hernandez (’92, Faculty) and Derek McLane (’84).
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Wendall K. Harrington (Faculty) suggested that the company put on a ‘Nutcracker’ for 2020. “We need a little Christmas, as the song goes.”
Alan C. Edwards (’11) and Toni-Leslie James received awards for their lighting and costume design during a virtual ceremony.
“It is thrilling to welcome more than a dozen field-leading professionals to our community,” said Dean James Bundy.
Hernández, who has been teaching full-time at the School since 2017, will also continue in his role as Set Design Advisor at Yale Rep.
Edwards has become a full-time Lecturer in Design and Lighting Design Advisor at Yale Repertory Theatre.
This chair honors the late Donald M. Oenslager, who was the first Chair of the Design Department, teaching from 1925-1970.
The 2020 honorary degree was conferred by Yale University President Peter Salovey for Lee’s prolific influence on theater design.