Speaker - Jan Hartley

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Jan Hartley made her San Francisco Opera debut with 2008's Das Rheingold; her designs will be seen throughout the Company's new Ring cycle. She has collaborated with Francesca Zambello on Shostakovich's Moskva, Cheryomushki at Bard College; David Henry Hwong's adaptation of Tibet Through the Red Box in Seattle; and Napoleon by Andrew Sabiston and Timothy Williams at the Shaftsbury Theatre in London. She also designed projections for Walt Disney's Finding Nemo. A member of Ping Chong & Co. since 1983, her work was featured in productions such as Cocktail, Kwaidan, After Sorrow, 98.6, Chinoiserie, Deshima, Skin, A State of Being, and the Ping Chong and Meredith Monk collaboration The Games. She has also worked on a wide array of productions both on and off Broadway and in London's West End. Hartley has received a Drama Desk Award for Bunny, Bunnie and an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence. Recent projects include The Miracle Worker at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey; Anna Deavere Smith's Let Me Down Easy; and Celia, the Musical by Carmen Rivera and Candido Tirado.

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