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Peter Nigrini

Peter Nigrini Design Studio
Projection Designer
Peter Nigrini has been, for the past twenty years, a pioneer in the integration of digital projection technology and live theatre. 

Some of his designs on Broadway include Here Lies LoveMJ: The MusicalAin’t Too ProudBeetlejuice, The spongebob squarepants musicalDear Evan HansenA Doll’s House Part 2Fela!, An Act of God, and Gore Vidal’s The Best Man.  Some projects of note in other venues include Grounded directed by Julie Taymor for the New York Public Theater, Lucia di Lammermoor and Don Giovanni at the Santa Fe Opera, and a series of adaptations with Robert Woodruff including Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, Bergman’s Autumn Sonata, and Fassbinder’s In a Year of Thirteen Moons.  He has been nominated for three Tony Awards and won a Lortel, a Drama Desk, a Jeff and an Obie.

In addition to his work in the theater, he also designs in other contexts and mediums, including Deep Blue Sea, for Bill T. Jones in collaboration with Diller Scofidio + Renfro at the Park Avenue Armory, the Grace Jones Hurricane TourHans Zimmer Live 2022/2023, and Real Enemies, a multi-media piece conceived with Darcy James Argue and Isaac Butler for The Secret Society. Additionally, he was a founding member of the New York troupe, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, for which he designed every aspect of their productions including No DiceRomeo and Juliet, and the multi-part work Life & Times.

This fall he is designing Hell’s Kitchen at The Public Theater and preparing the Broadway transfers of The Who’s Tommy and Lempicka.

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Monday, December 4

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