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Scenic designer

Michael Loewenstein, American scenic designer. Recipient Chicago Emmy award National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1969, 72, 82, 87, 90, National Emmy award nominations National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1970, National Association Education Broadcasters award, 1978-1979, Bronze award Broadcast Design Association, 1989.

Background

Loewenstein, Michael was born on November 25, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Richard Michael Loewenstein and Martha (Gutlohn) Schabert.

Education

Bachelor, University Colorado, 1955.

Career

Scenic technician, Old Town Theatre, Smithtown, New York, 1953;scenic technician, Fox Valley Playhouse, St. Charles, Illinois, 1954-1955;scenic technician, Station Window To The World, Chicago, 1959-1960;scenic designer, Station Window To The World, Chicago, 1960-1962;scenic art director, Station Window To The World, Chicago, since 1962;Chairman of the Board, M&M Production Design Inc., Chicago, since 1982. Speaker Control Education Network, Milwaukee, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, South Eastern Education Network, Memphis, Tennessee. Adjunct Professor Northwestern University, 1995.

Freelance designer for local and network television, theatre, films.

Membership

Member Joseph Jefferson committee, 1975. With United States Army, 1956-1958. Member United Scenic Artists American National Association of television, Arts, Science (Chicago Chapter, United States Institute Theatre Technology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: biking, drawing, walking, classical guitar.

Connections

Children: David, Timothy.

father:
Richard Michael Loewenstein Schabert

mother:
Martha (Gutlohn) Schabert

children:
David Loewenstein

Timothy Loewenstein