Clifton Taylor: Cinderella Scenic and Lighting Designer

January 25, 2016

Clifton Taylor’s works include Oui/Non and the ballets for the Jazz Blues Project for The Washington Ballet. At the Kennedy Center, his work has been seen with National Symphony Orchestra, American Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey, Lar Lubovitch, Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco, Sardono Dance Theater and Dance, the Spirit of Cambodia.

Taylor has created lighting,  projection and scenic designs for theater, dance and opera companies around the world. Broadway credits include Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, Frozen, Hot Feet. Taylor is a teacher and lecturer on theatrical lighting, especially in the area of color.  In 2002, he was awarded a grant from the Asian Cultural Council to develop and teach a course in design for the Royal University of Fine Arts in Cambodia. In 2003, he led a master class for Indonesian theatrical designers in Solo, Indonesia. He has taught at the Broadway Lighting Master Class since 1997 and is a former member of the Juilliard School’s Dance Faculty. In addition, he has guest lectured throughout the U.S. at major universities and professional conferences. Taylor was educated at New York University and resides in New York City with his family.

You can see Clifton Taylor’s work in Cincinnati Ballet’s upcoming performance of Cinderella, February 12 through 14, 2016.

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