Santo Loquasto

Americans We
Bach Partita
Baker's Dozen
Baroque Game
Bum's Rush
Clair de Lune
Concerto (MacMillan)
Don Quixote
Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes
Field, Chair and Mountain
La Fille Mal Gardee
Flower Festival in Genzano
Follow the Feet
The Guards of Amager

In a Country Garden
The Informer
Jardin Anime
The Little Ballet
Once More, Frank
Other Dances
Pas D'Esclave
Push Comes to Shove
Sylvia Pas de Deux
The Tempest
Theme and Variations

Santo Loquasto is a designer for dance, theatre and film. He began designing costumes for legendary New York theatre producer Joseph Papp in the early 1970s. He has collaborated with choreographer James Kudelka on various works, including Alliances for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, The Heart of the Matter for Joffrey Ballet and The Comfort Zone and The End for San Francisco Ballet. For the National Ballet of Canada they created Pastorale, The Actress, The Awakening, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, The Firebird and An Italian Straw Hat.

Loquasto also designed A Touch of the Poet, Three Days of Rain, Shining City and Twyla Tharp’s The Times They Are A-Changing, all of which appeared on Broadway. He received the Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration in 2002, was voted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2005, and received the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for the Arts in 2006 and the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2007.

Loquasto has won numerous awards for his designs, including Tony Awards in 1977
(The Cherry Orchard), 1989 (Café Crown) and 1990 (Grand Hotel) and the Drama Desk Award in 1989 (Café Crown) and 1990 (Grand Hotel). Among his extensive list of nominations are Academy Award nominations for designs in Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway, Radio Days and Zelig. Other film credits include Desperately Seeking Susan, Big, Crimes and Misdemeanors and Husbands and Wives.

Twyla Tharp's Push Comes to Shove marked the beginning of his relationship with American Ballet Theatre. For his work with ABT he has also collaborated with choreographers Jerome Robbins, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kenneth MacMillan, Agnes de Mille and Mark Morris. As designer for the Paul Taylor Dance Company he has designed such works as Speaking in Tongues, Spindrift, Company B, and Funny Papers.

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