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Lighting designer

Jennifer Tipton, American Lighting designer.


Tipton, Jennifer was born on September 11, 1937 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Samuel Ridley and Isabel (Hanson) Tipton.


Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1958.


Artist in residence National Theater Artist Residency Program at Wooster Group funded by the PEW Charitable Trusts, 1994. Adjunct professor lighting Yale University School of Drama., since 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Work includes: Paul Taylor Dance Company, Twyla Tharp and Dancers, American Ballet Theater, Jerome Robbins, Dana Reitz, Guthrie Theater, Hartford Stage Company, Murder Among Friends, 1975, Rex, For Colored Girls Who Consider Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf (Drama Desk award), The Landscape of the Body, Newman Theatre, The Cherry Orchard (Drama Desk award, Tony award 1977), Agamemnon, Beaumont Theatre, Happy End, Martin Beck Theatre, Agamemnon, Delacorte Theatre, 1977, Museum, Public Theatre, Runaways, Public Theatre and Plymouth Theatre, All's Well That Ends Well, Taming of the Shrew, Delacorte Theatre, After the Season, Academy Festival Theatre, A Month in the Country, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Mikhail Baryshnikov's Don Quixote, American Ballet Theatre, Drinks Before Dinner, Public Theatre, The Pirates of Penzance, Public Theatre, 1978, Lunch Hour, 1980, Billy Bishop Goes to War, 1980, The Sea Gull, 1980, Sophisticated Ladies, 1981, The Wake of Jamie Foster, 1982, Uncle Vanya, 1983, Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo, 1983, Baby with the Bathwater, 1984, Hurlyburly, 1984, Whoopi Goldberg, 1984, Endgame, 1984, Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Tony award 1989), La BĂȘte, 1991, In the Summer House, 1993, James Joyce's The Dead, 2000, Wrong Mountain, 2000, A Moon for the Misbegotten, 2005 (Connecticut Critic Circuit award, outstanding lighting design, 2005).


Samuel Ridley Tipton

Isabel (Hanson) Tipton