Artist Bio

Jennifer Tipton

(Bio as of September 2018)

Jennifer Tipton is well known for her work in theater, dance and opera. Her recent work in opera includes Romeo et Juliette, directed by Bartlett Sher at the Chicago Lyric Opera. Her recent work in dance includes Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety for the Royal Ballet in London. In theater, her recent work includes The Room by Harold Pinter for the Wooster Group. Tipton teaches lighting at the Yale School of Drama. She received the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in 2001, the Jerome Robbins Prize in 2003 and in April 2004 the Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture in New York City. In 2008, she was made a United States Artists “Gracie” Fellow and a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.