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Susan Hamburger

College Division

College Division: 

  • Stagecraft

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Born in N.Y.C.

Lighting designer for the Bessie Award-winning Urban Bush Women. Has worked extensively in live theater with such notable artists as Craig Harris, Lucinda Childs, Shirin Neshat, Philip Glass, and Mark Rucker, and numerous dance companies including Bessie winner Nora Chipaumire, Troika Ranch, Blondell Cummings, Urban Tap, Ellis Wood, and Alice Farley. Designed numerous shows, original plays, and performance pieces, among them Logic of the Birds, A Child's Christmas in Wales, Little Shop of Horrors, Suddenly Last Summer, West Side Story, and Waiting for Godot. Other recent projects include a retail children's clothing store, physical therapy studio, and an extensive remodeling of a Greenwich Village brownstone which can been seen in the book Majestic Metropolitan Living: Visionary Homes in the Heart of Cities. Other residential/commercial projects include a SoHo corporate office, TriBeCa loft, Lower East Side loft, and a flexible use television interview studio for a New York nonprofit organization.

Degrees and Studies

B.A., Bard College (academic honors); M.F.A., Yale U. School of Drama (academic honors).

The Juilliard School

Faculty since 2010.