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The Nutcracker (Unfinished), December, 2012

River City Ballet: San Marcos, TX

BACKDROP ELEVATIONS:

 
Prologue: The Kitchen
Prologue: The Kitchen

-Graphite on Vellum, transferred to Toned Illustration Board and colored with Watercolor and Gouache

The Stahlbaum's Parlor (Unfinished)
The Stahlbaum's Parlor (Unfinished)

-Graphite on Vellum, drawn on several different layers, combined with Photoshop

A Pine Forest
A Pine Forest

-Graphite on Vellum, transferred to Toned Illustration Board and colored with Watercolor and Gouache

The Land of the Sweets (Unfinished)
The Land of the Sweets (Unfinished)

-Graphite on Vellum, drawn on several different layers, combined with Photoshop

The Compleat Female Stage Beauty, 2016

LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Drama Department: NYC

BACKDROP ELEVATIONS:

 
London Show Drop
London Show Drop

-Created with Photoshop

Park Backdrop
Park Backdrop

-Created with Photoshop

King's Theatre Backdrop
King's Theatre Backdrop

-Created with Photoshop

Sweeny Todd, 2015

LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Opera Department: NYC

BACKDROP ELEVATIONS:

The Magic Flute, 2014

The Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford: CT

BACKDROP ELEVATION:

A Christmas Carol, 2011

Jenny Wiley Theatre: Presonsburg, KY

BACKDROP ELEVATION:

Tales of Hoffman, 2009

Janiec Opera at the Brevard Music Center: Asheville, NC

BACKDROP ELEVATIONS:

The Producers, 2008

Surflight Theatre: Beach Haven, NJ

BACKDROP ELEVATIONS:

The Producers: Springtime for Hitler
The Producers: Springtime for Hitler

Surflight Theatre: Beach Haven, NJ. 2008 -Watercolor on Illustration Board, lettered with Photoshop

The Producers: Finalé
The Producers: Finalé

Surflight Theatre: Beach Haven, NJ. 2008 -Created in Photoshop

PRODUCTION PHOTOS (showing backdrop, painted by the scenic staff at Surflight Theatre):

Production Photo
Production Photo
Act I Backdrop
Act I Backdrop

Act III, The Embassy of Pontevedro, Paris -Gouache on Illustration Board

Act II, Backdrop
Act II, Backdrop

Act II, The Estate of Hanna Glawari, Paris -Water Color and Colored Pencil on Illustration Board

PRODUCTION PHOTOS (showing backdrops painted by Jeanne Sauger-Lawson and Scott Aronow and the students of LaGuardia High School Tech Program):

Production Photo #1
Production Photo #1

Act I, The Embassy of Pontevedro, Paris

Production Photo #2
Production Photo #2

Act II, The Estate of Hanna Glawari, Paris

Production Photo #3
Production Photo #3

Act II, The Estate of Hanna Glawari, decorated as Maxim's Restaurant, Paris

The Secret Garden, 2006

Grand Valley State University: Grand Rapids, MI

BACKDROP ELEVATIONS:

PRODUCTION PHOTOS (showing backdrops painted by the scenic staff of GVSU Theater Department):

 
Show Drop
Show Drop

-Watercolor and Gouache on Illustration Board, Background colored with Photoshop

Nighttime Sky Drop
Nighttime Sky Drop

-Watercolor and Gouache on Illustration Board

Neverland Daytime Drop
Neverland Daytime Drop

-Watercolor and Gouache on Illustration Board

The Jolly Roger Drop
The Jolly Roger Drop

-Watercolor, Gouache and Colored Pencil on Illustration Board

PRODUCTION PHOTOS (showing digitally-printed backdrops):

Production Photo #1
Production Photo #1

The Prologue

Production Photo #2
Production Photo #2

The Darling Nursery

Production Photo #8
Production Photo #8

Neverland, The Jolly Roger

 

Patience: Elevation

-Drawn with Photoshop

March, 2008

Patience: Photo

-Mural Painted by Scott Aronow

March, 2008

ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Photo

Mural Painted by Scott Aronow

October, 2010

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: Photo

Mural Painted by Scott Aronow (adapted from the Mural for Alice in Wonderland)

December, 2010

THE SOUND OF MUSIC: Photo

Mural Painted by Scott Aronow

April, 2008