About this Artist
KAITLYN PIETRAS is an artist with a background in architecture and scenic design. Kaitlyn has received two Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for Vietgone (Video Design) and RII (Video Design), as well as two LA Weekly Award nominations for RII and Slipping (Projection Design), and an Ovation Award nomination for Revenge Song (Projection Design, Large Venue). She has also received a New York Innovative Theatre Award nomination (Outstanding Innovative Design—Projection Design) for her work in The Gin Baby.
Select credits, opera: Twilight: Gods (Lyric Opera, Detroit Opera); Lost Highway (Oper Frankfurt); A Trip to the Moon, Young Caesar (LA Phil). Key Projects: Gun & Powder (Signature Theatre); unseen, How to Catch Creation, Mother Road, Unison, Mojada (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Revenge Song, Key Largo, Mysterious Circumstances (Geffen Playhouse); Breaking Through (Pasadena Playhouse); Smart People (Denver Center for the Performing Arts); Cuba Libre (Artists Repertory Theatre); Vietgone (East West Players); Flora & Ulysses, OZ 2.5 (South Coast Repertory); A Christmas Carol (Kansas City Rep); RII (Theatre @ Boston Court); and A Fable (Cherry Lane Theatre).
Kaitlyn is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.
JASON H. THOMPSON and KAITLYN PIETRAS are husband and wife designers living in Los Angeles, California. Together they share over 20 years of experience covering a wide variety of industries with their craft including theater, opera, dance, museums, theme parks, corporate and immersive environments. They’ve designed for major companies and theaters all over the world including The Industry, Vienna State Opera, Oper Frankfurt, Walt Disney Creative Entertainment, Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Carnegie Hall, the Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, New World Orchestra, the Public Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Kansas City Rep, South Coast Rep, the Geffen Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Artists Repertory Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, and Ars Nova. Collectively, they have won two Los Angeles Ovation Awards, three LADCC awards, as well as having their work showcased at the Prague Quadrennial in 2019, 2015, and 2011.