Inside ATC Artist: Karen Perry

Karen Perry in New York on 4/12/09. Photo by Lia Chang

Karen Perry

is making her ATC debut. She has designed costumes for Lady Day at Emerson Bar & Grill (Syracuse Stage), Destiny of Desire Telanovela Musical (Old Globe), Clyde’s (Berkley Rep & Huntington Theatre – Norton Award Recipient Best Costume Design), Wine in the Wilderness (Two River Theatre), A Raisin in the Sun (NYSF Public Theatre), Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical (People’s Light), and Lackawanna Blues (Broadway & Mark Taper Theatre). Perry has designed nine of the 10 August Wilson Century Cycle plays (she has yet to design Fences). Television credits include the Gregory Hines Show, Saturday Night Live, and The Brother from Another Planet. Perry received a Norton Award, Lucille Lortel Award, LA Ovations Awards, a CDG Award, an Ace Award, a Hewitt Award, and is an Emmy and Audelco Award nominee and nine-time recipient and NBTF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.