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Jacob A. Climer

Jacob A. Climer is a Scenic and Costume Designer for opera and theater. Originally from Dallas, Texas.

His opera work includes scenic and costume for Rusalka (Des Moines Metro Opera), The Flying Dutchman (Atlanta Opera/Cincinatti Opera/Houston Grand Opera), Orphee (Des Moines Metro Opera/Portland Opera), Ariadne auf Naxos (The Curtis Institute), Abduction from the Seraglio (Des Moines Metro Opera, Atlanta Opera) La Traviata (Boston Lyric Opera), and many more. Shining Brow marks his 14th collaboration with director Chas Rader-Shieber. His work has been called "playfully meticulously" and executed with "endless creativity" by the Portland Monthly, "visually stunning" by Opera News, and of his Rusalka, Opera Today stated, "If anything might upstage Mr. Climer’s opulent scenery it would be Mr. Climer’s equally eye-popping costumes."

Climer's theatrical work includes Relevance (MCC), Uncommon Sense (Tectonic Theater), Kid Victory (Vineyard), Fondly, Colette Richland (NYTW), Informed Consent (Primary Stages), Les Miserables (Dallas Theater Center), and several more shows in NYC and around the country. Jacob studied design and received a BFA from University of Evansville and an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University.


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