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Congratulations to Jennifer Tipton for winning the Association of Lighting Designers’ 50th Anniversary Medal for her outstanding achievement in Lighting Design. TheatreNow! interviewed Jennifer in October, where she was the final guest in Season Two of the podcast. Read the interview here: Hamilton Dramaturgy’s TheatreNow! Interview with Jennifer Tipton. The podcast is in post-production and will be released shortly.
Here is the ALD announcement:
As part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations, The Association of Lighting Designers is proud to announce a new international award which honours practitioners who have made a sustained and significant contribution to the art and esteem of theatre and live performance lighting design.
The recipient of the Anniversary Medal for Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design for Live Performance is Jennifer Tipton, who has been at the top of her profession for a number of years and engenders a philosophy and practice which has inspired generations of theatre makers, especially in the world of contemporary dance.
Tipton’s distinguished career includes many Tony Awards for winning Broadway designs, as well as long term creative relationships with American Ballet Theatre, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and choreographers: Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Dana Rice and Shen Wei.
As Adjunct Professor of Design at the Yale School of Drama since 1981, Jennifer has trained many of the top lighting designers working around the world today, and continues to inspire respect and admiration amongst the emerging generation of theatre makers.