oona curley - lighting designer, set designer
Oona Curley is a lighting and scenic designer from New York specializing in new and devised work.
Her work has been seen in New York (ArsNova, Atlantic Theater Co., BAM, The Vineyard, Under The Radar, The Cherry Lane, The Flea, Joe’s Pub, JACK, La MaMa, The New Ohio, NYU/Tisch), Philadelphia (The Arden Theatre, Curtis Opera, Opera Philadelphia, FringeArts, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, Team Sunshine Performance Co.), and regionally (The Guthrie, Long Wharf, Trinity Rep, People’s Light, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Historic Asolo Theater).
Oona earned her MFA from NYU/Tisch, where she received the J.S. Seidman Award for Design Excellence and was their nominee for a Princess Grace Award. She is a recipient of the 2019 Lotos Foundation Prize.
Oona is an associate artist with the Bearded Ladies Cabaret in Philadelphia and a company member of Lightning Rod Special (creators of the multiple award-winning Underground Railroad Game, which she designed). www.oonacurley.com.