Jennifer Tipton

Lighting Designer

PlayMakers: The Making of a King: Henry, IV & V.

Jennifer Tipton is well known for her work in dance, theater and opera.  Her recent work in dance includes Paul Taylor’s The Uncommitted and Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet for the National Ballet of Canada. Her recent work in theater includes Bergman’s Autumn Sonata at the Yale Repertory Theater and the Wooster Group’s version of Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carre. Her most recent work in opera includes Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette directed by Bart Sher at La Scala and Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito directed by David McVicar at the Aix Festival in France. Ms. Tipton teaches lighting at the Yale School of Drama. Among many awards she is the recipient of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in 2001 and the Jerome Robbins Prize in 2003. In 2008 she became a United States Artist “Gracie” Fellow and a MacArthur Fellow.