Christopher and Justin Swader are New York-based scenic designers. Recent designs include collaborations with: Two River Theater, Lincoln Center Education, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Columbia Stages, Abingdon Theatre Company, The New School for Drama, Luna Stage, National Black Theatre, Sotheby's, 3LD, Cherry Lane Theatre, La MaMa, Manhattan School of Music, Park Avenue Armory, Trusty Sidekick, Mason Holdings, Astoria Performing Arts Center, The Orchard Project, Shadowland Stages, Company One, Speakeasy Stage Company, ArtsEmerson. 2016 American Theatre Wing Henry Hewes Design Award Nomination. 2017 AUDELCO Award. Their design for Jarring was selected as a finalist for the World Stage Design 2017 exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally from Indiana, they are graduates of Ball State University.
CURRENT & UPCOMING
◙ Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy [with the Emerson String Quartet] | dir. James Glossman | Touring
◙ Ajijaak on Turtle Island | IBEX Puppetry / La MaMa, Ellen Stewart Theatre | Heather Henson & Ty Defoe | 2018
◙ The Man in Room 306 | Luna Stage | dir. Jerome Preston Bates | 2018
◙ Antigone | Classical Theatre of Harlem | dir. Carl Cofield | 2018