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John Iacovelli

About this Artist

Scenic designer JOHN IACOVELLI’s Broadway credits include Peter Pan, starring Cathy Rigby (Emmy Award) and The Twilight of the Golds. He designed a national tour of Camelot, and his international credits include Wole Soyinka’s Oedipus at Colonus in Delphi for the Greek Olympiad, Pinter’s A Slight Ache in Barcelona, and Warner Bros.’ Casablanca, the Dance! at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. His regional theater credits include over 300 productions — Steppenwolf, Geffen Playhouse, South Coast Repertory, Pasadena Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, McCarter, Denver Center, Long Wharf, Seattle Rep, and L.A.’s Center Theatre Group (Waiting for Godot, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and the current Valley of the Heart). For the L.A. Phil he designed Yuval Sharon’s  Night and Dreams, plus Sunset Boulevard, an all-star reading of the classic film script at the Hollywood Bowl.

In film, he was production designer on Ruby in Paradise, starring Ashley Judd in her film debut, and art director on the Disney film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids! His TV work includes Beckett Directs Beckett: Endgame; The Old Settler, starring Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen; The Gin, starring Mary Tyler Moore and Dick Van Dyke; Babylon 5; Ed; Resurrection Blvd.; and Lincoln Heights.

Iacovelli has an MFA degree from NYU Tisch, and an LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Career Achievement. This year he received the Distinguished Achievement Award in Scene Design and Technology from The U.S. Institute of Theatre Technology.