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Traci Klainer Polimeni
Lighting Designer

917.502.4154 tel
Russ Rosensweig, Agent
Summit Entertainment
10 Potter Hill Dr.
Guilford, CT 06437-2176
203.453.6532 fax
  Drama Desk Nomination, Outstanding Lighting Design, The Asphalt Kiss, 59E59, NYC
  Metrolina Award Nomination, Lighting Design, Pump Boys & Dinettes, Charlotte Repertory Theatre, NC
  Lucille Lortel Nomination, Outstanding Lighting Design, Four, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC
  United Scenic Artists Local 829
  The Most Deserving Director, Shelley Butler Women’s Project
  Core Values Director, Carolyn Cantor Ars Nova
  Escape Director, GT Upchurch La Mama
  One Ride Director, Robert Royston Queens Theatre in the Park
  Now Circa Then Director, Jason Eagan Ars Nova
  Dreams of the Washer King Director, Giovanna Sardelli The Cherry Lane Theatre
  The Irish Curse Director, Matt Lenz Soho Playhouse
  How to Be a Good Italian Daughter Director, Ted Sod The Cherry Lane Theatre
  Dov and Ali Director, Katherine Kovner The Cherry Lane Theatre
  2 Girls for 5 Bucks Director, Andy Donald Ars Nova
  Sand Director, Daniella Topol Women’s Project
  Sealed for Freshness Director, Doug Stone New World Stages
  Warrior Director, Michael Bush Theatre at St. Clements
  Trouble in Paradise Director, Elyse Singer Hudson Guild Theatre
  Based on a Totally True Story Director, Michael Bush Manhattan Theatre Club
  Apartment 3A Director, Valentina Fratti Arch Light Theatre
  The Asphalt Kiss (Drama Desk nom.) Director, Sarah Sunde 59E59
  The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde Director, Michael Bush Theatre at St. Clements
  No Boundaries Director, Liz Oliver Theatre at St. Clements
  Five by Tenn Director, Michael Kahn Manhattan Theatre Club
  Frankenstein…do you dream Director, Eric Till The Belt Theatre
  Vices Director, Michael Heitzman Ars Nova
  Echoes of the War Director, Eleanor Reissa Mint Theater Company
  Speaking in Tongues Director, David Bar Katz Performance Space 122
  Prune Danish Starring Jackie Mason Broadway: Royale Theatre
  Red Frogs Director, Elyse Singer Performance Space 122
  Four (Lortel nomination) Director, Jeff Cohen Manhattan Theatre Club
  Tartuffe Director, Jeff Cohen Tribeca Playhouse
  Dragapella Director, Glenn Casale Upstairs at Studio 54
  Isn’t It Romantic Director, Jeff Cohen Tribeca Playhouse
  Minstrel Show Director, Robert Urbinati Queens Theatre in the Park
  These Women Director, Renee Philippi HERE
  Once On This Island Director, Lynne Wilson Hudson Guild Theatre
  The Flatted Fifth Director, Jo Bonney INTAR
  Hunting Humans Director, Michael M. Wills Currican Theatre
  Aliens in America Director, Steve Kaplan Second Stage Theatre
  Nice Chair Director, Jessica Bauman Soho Rep
  Caucasian Chalk Circle Director, Paulo Nunes-Ueno HERE
  Modern Terrorism Director, Ed Herendeen CATF, West Virginia
  Scott and Hem Director, Mark St. Germain CATF, West Virginia
  Boeing Boeing Director, Max Williams Hartford Stage, CT
  The 39 Steps Director, Max Williams Hartford Stage, CT
  Candida Director, David Staller Two River Theater, NJ
  The Last Five Years Director, Patrick Mullins Virginia Stage Company, VA
  The New Pink Director, Chris Hanna Virginia Stage Company, VA
  Romeo and Juliet Director, Patrick Mullins Virginia Stage Company, VA
  Dying City Director, Max Williams Hartford Stage, CT
  Edges Director, Alan Weeks Capital Repertory Theatre, NY
  Barnum Director, Gordon Greenberg Asolo Rep, FL/Maltz Jupiter Theatre, FL
  Stormy Weather Director, Michael Bush Prince Music Theatre, PA
  Murders Director, Michael Bush Philadelphia Theatre Co./City Theatre
  Blast Director, J. Vanderkolff Japan Tour 2005/2007
  The Irish Curse Director, Stephen Henry Udder Belly Theatre, Scotland
  Our Town Director, Randy White Cardinal Stage Company, IN
  The Street of Useful Things Director, Randy White Act II Playhouse, Ambler, PA
  Sisters Of Swing Director, Tesha Buss Capital Repertory Theatre, NY
  Gypsy Director, Jason Eagan Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre, TX
  Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well… Director, Gordon Greenberg Capital Repertory Theatre, NY
  Pump Boys and Dinettes Director, Michael Bush Charlotte Repertory Theatre, NC
  Topdog/Underdog Director, Leah Gardiner Philadelphia Theatre Company, PA
  Cowgirls Director, Eleanor Reissa Capital Repertory Theatre, NY
  Bingo Director, Glenn Casale Adirondack Theatre Festival , NY
  Let Me Sing Director, Michael Bush George Street Playhouse, NJ
  Barbra’s Wedding Director, David Warren Philadelphia Theatre Company, PA
  Electric Avenue Director, Edward Vilga White Belly Theatre, Scotland
  Always… Patsy Cline Director, Sharon Rosen The Silverton, Las Vegas, NV
  Orphée Aux Enfers Director, Matthew Lata Florida State Opera, FL
  Falstaff Director, Matthew Lata Kaye Playhouse, NYC
  Così Fan Tutte Director, Kay Castaldo Kaye Playhouse, NYC
  L'Italiana in Londra Director, Albert Sherman Manhattan School of Music, NYC
  Zemire Und Azor Director, Albert Sherman Manhattan School of Music, NYC
  Il Matrimonio Segreto Director, Albert Sherman Manhattan School of Music, NYC
  Talk Opera Director, Dona D. Vaughn Manhattan School of Music, NYC
  Paris and Oenone Director, Gordon Ostrowski Manhattan School of Music, NYC
  French Saints and Sinners Director, Gordon Ostrowski Manhattan School of Music, NYC
  The Chase Brock Experience Chor., Chase Brock Fall 2007; Spring 2008
  Pablo Aslan’s Avantango   Town Hall, NYC
  New Stuff Chor., Hoaas & Keithley Performance Space 122, NYC
  New Stuff Chor., Desei & Guitterez Performance Space 122, NYC
  Resident Designer FREEFALL (ltd.), NYC (1997-2000)
  Satio Ito in Concert Chor., Satio Ito Joyce Soho, NYC
  Lynn Brown and Xipolytos in Concert Chor., Lynn Brown Context Studios, NYC
  Passafiume Dancers Chor., John Passafiume Clark Studio Theatre, NYC
  Resident Designer Second Ave. Dance Co., NYC (1993-95)
  Peak Sacred Chor., Doug Varone Theatre 111, NYC
  Journeys to the Hinterlands Chor., by Lewis & Niella DTW’s Schonberg Theatre, NYC
  92nd Street Y Gala 2006-2009 Director, Jeff Martin 92nd Street Y, NYC
  Rags Director, Stafford Arima Nokia Theatre, NYC
  Secret Garden Director, Stafford Arima Manhattan Center, NYC
  Pippin Director, Gabriel Barre Manhattan Center, NYC
  Nothing Like A Dame Director, Donna Drake St. James Theatre, NYC
  Nothing Like A Dame Director, Jude Kelly St. James Theatre, NYC
  TFANA Gala Director, Jeffrey Horowitz Museum Of Natural History
  Nothing Like A Dame Director, Kathleen Marshall St. James Theatre, NYC
  Nothing Like A Dame Director, Jude Kelly Martin Beck Theatre, NYC
  Founder/Principal Designer, Luce Group (Architectural, Exhibit and Event Design).
  MFA in Lighting Design, Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, 1995

BA, Cum Laude in Theatre and Government, Smith College, 1992
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