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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Laura Fine Hawkes

Laura Fine Hawkes’ work broadly encompasses scenic design for theatre, opera, and musical theatre, as well as art direction for live shows, themed visitor experiences, museum exhibits, events, and television programming. Theatrical engagements include design for Arizona Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Utah Opera, Houston Grand Opera’s HGOco, San Francisco Opera Merola Program, Theatre Under the Stars, Stages Repertory Theatre, Center Theatre Group at The Mark Taper Forum, Big League Productions, The Geffen Playhouse, Catastrophic Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles, The Road Theatre, Circle X Theatre, NoHo Arts Ensemble, The Fountain Theatre, and a short film within Cirque du Soleil's Iris production at the Kodak Theatre, among many others. Laura has participated in the development of multiple international large scale live shows and themed visitor experiences for Thinkwell Group, Inc. and The Hettema Group, both based in the greater Los Angeles area. Laura designed the THEA award-winning Air Force One Discovery Center housed in the Air Force One Pavilion within The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, CA. Art Direction for television includes programming for NBC/Bravo, Climate Reality Project, AEG Live, Comedy Central, PBS, and the FUEL Network. Laura holds an MFA in Scenic Design from UCLA and currently serves as Head of Design for the Theatre Department at Binghamton University (SUNY.)


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