Merrily Murray-Walsh
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    Costume Designer, Stylist & Lecturer


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MERRILY MURRAY-WALSH
Costume Designer, Stylist & Lecturer *



Education:
M.F.A. Costume Design, Carnegie-Mellon University, Scholarship
B.A. American Civilization, Mills College, Scholarship

Additional Training:
Assistant To Tony Walton & John Conklin: Costumes and Props

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Costume Apprenticeship (Three Years)

Santa Fe Opera, First Hand, Draper, Scenic Artist (Three Summers)

Brooks Van Horn Costumes NYC, Old Globe Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Oregon Shakespeare Theatre; Draper

Teaching:
Professor, Costume Designer in Residence, Emerson College Boston

Adjunct Professor, Cal Poly Pomona State University, Costume Design, Technical Production, Costume History
 
Opera / Dance:

Washington National Opera / Kennedy Center
"Appomattox" Tazewell Thompson, Director; Christopher Hampton, Libretto; Phillip Glass, Composer

Opera Virginia
"Carmen" Tazewell Thompson, Director
"The Pearl Fishers" Tazewell Thompson, Director

New York City Opera / Glimmerglass Opera
"Margaret Garner" Tazewell Thompson, Director
"Patience" Tazewell Thompson, Director
"Dialogues of the Carmelites" Tazewell Thompson, Director

Boston Lyric Opera
"Don Giovanni" Tazewell Thompson, Director

Opera Columbus
"Vanqui" (World Premiere) Tazewell Thompson, Director

Khmer Arts Ensemble, Cambodia
"The Lives of Giants" US Tour 2010 – 2011, Sophiline Cheam-Shapiro, Choreographer
Broadway / International Theatre:
"The Iceman Cometh" (BAM) Robert Falls, Director; Cast: Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy

"The Speed of Darkness" (Belasco Theatre) Robert Falls, Director; Steve Tesich, Playwright
Cast: Len Cariou, Lisa Eichorn, Stephen Lang, Robert Sean Leonard

"Brothers" (Music Box Theatre) Carroll O'Connor, Director; George Sibbald, Playwright
Cast: Carroll O'Connor, Dennis Christopher, Frank Converse

"The Iceman Cometh" (The Abbey Theatre, Dublin) Robert Falls, Director; Cast: Brian Dennehy
 
Film / Television / Documentary / IMAX:
"The Glass Menagerie" Associate Designer with Tony Walton; Paul Newman, Director
Cast: Joanne Woodward, John Malkovich, Karen Allen, James Naughton

"The Murder of Mary Phagan" (Emmy: Best Mini-series) Billy Hale, Director
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Peter Gallagher, Richard Jordan, Robert Prosky, Rebecca Miller

"Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long" Tommy Schlamme, Director: Cast: John Goodman, Anne Heche

"In Search of Dr. Seuss" (Emmy nomination) Vince Paterson, Director
Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Brennan, Patrick Stewart, Andrea Martin, Matt Frewer, Kathy Najimy

"War Story: Vietnam" (Six 30-minute episodes) (Ace Award: Best Series) Various Directors

"Prayer of the Rollerboys" Rick King, Director; Cast: Corey Haim, Patricia Arquette, Christopher Collet

"MGM: When the Lion Roared" (9 hour documentary) (Emmy: Best Documentary) Cast: Patrick Stewart

"Miss Lonely Hearts" Michael Dinner, Director Cast: (Eric Roberts, Conchata Ferrell, Arthur Hill

IMAX - "The Discovers" – “ Homeland" – "Speed," MacGillivray-Freeman Films

Regional Theatres:
Actor's Theatre of Louisville
Arena Stage
Arizona Theatre
Berkeley Repertory
Children's Theatre of Minn.
City Theatre
Denver Center Theatre
Florida Stage
Folger Shakespeare
Goodman
Hartford Stage
Indiana Repertory,
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
Old Globe Theatre
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Pittsburgh Public Theatre
South Coast Repertory
Westport Playhouse
Williamstown Festival



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