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educator , writer , Costume designer

John Emile Hirsch, American costume designer, writer, educator. Member North Hills (New York ) Architectural Review Board, since 1980, chairman, since 1994; trustee Temple Beth El of Great Neck, New York, 1988-1996; board directors Greater New York Council Reform Synagogues, since 1991, vice president, since 1994. Member United Scenic Artists.

Background

Hirsch, John Emile was born on September 22, 1944 in Louisville. Son of Emile Isaac and Bernice Gladys (Gingold) Hirsch.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ringling School Art & Design, Sarasota, Florida, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1988.

Career

Self-employed fashion & costume designer, New York City, since 1967;teacher, New York University, New York City, 1980-1983;teacher, Nassau Community College, New York City and Garden City, since 1990. Costume designer various regional theatres, opera and ballet.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Costume designer numerous original New York stage productions including Curly McDimple, Under the Gaslight, Tango, Lenny, Red Lips, Stalin, Another City Another Land, Incidents in Renaissance Venice, Remede de Fortune. Costume designer, director (play) An American Sunset.

Membership

Member North Hills (New York ) Architectural Review Board, since 1980, chairman, since 1994. Trustee Temple Beth El of Great Neck, New York, 1988-1996. Board directors Greater New York Council Reform Synagogues, since 1991, vice president, since 1994.

Member United Scenic Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Reform Judaism, antique collecting.

Connections

father:
Emile Isaac Hirsch

mother:
Bernice Gladys (Gingold) Hirsch