LOBBY HERO: Set Designer
Ray is delighted to be back at Florida Rep, where as an ensemble member, his designs include Doublewide, The Cocktail Hour, Dancing at Lughnasa, Doubt, and others. Broadway designs include The Flowering Peach, Trick, Slab Boys, The Babe, several national tours, and over 20 Off-Broadway productions, such as Collected Stories, Marc Salem’s Mind Games, Mrs. Klein and sets for the Drama Desk Awards Shows. He has designed over 200 shows for many regional theaters, such as Asolo Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Florida Stage Co., Center Stage, and George Street Theatre. Recently he designed the American premier of Sinners, directed by Brian Cox for the Mirror Theatre Co. He has designed several feature films and was an art director or assistant art director on many others. He has worked extensively in television, including NBC, Fox, PBS, ABC, over 150 commercials, and many commercial parodies for Saturday Night Live. Internationally, he designed for the Wien Staatsoper Ballet, the Stratford Festival, Ontario, and the Manitoba Theatre Centre. He is a professor of Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City and a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, IATSE.