Shigeru Yaji

Shigeru Yaji

Costume Designer, Animal Crackers

In 10 seasons at OSF: The African Company Presents Richard III, The Merchant of Venice, The Music Man, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, Romeo and Juliet, King John, Twelfth Night, Hedda Gabler, Love's Labor's Lost, King Lear.

Other theatres: The Broadway production and 2011-2012 National Tour of Cathy Rigby's Peter Pan; South Coast Repertory (where he has designed costumes for more than 50 productions); Getty Villa, San Jose Repertory Theatre (nine seasons); Lincoln Center Theater, Yale Repertory Theatre, Cornerstone Theater Company, American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, The Old Globe Theatre. Also, Lost River, a spectacle show (Tokyo Disney Sea); Hercules Victory Parade and The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Festival of Fools (Disneyland).

Other credits: Set design: The Nutcracker (Nashville Ballet); Making Paradise, On Caring for the Beast (Cornerstone Theater Company), Crimes of the Heart (East West Players).

Teaching: University of California, Irvine.

Professional affiliations: United Scenic Artists Local 829.

Awards: Seven Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, a Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award, 2000-01 Emmy Award nomination for the A&E Broadcast of Peter Pan.