Scott Zielinski lives in the U.S. and designs lighting for theater, dance, and opera throughout the world. He has lit approximately 300 productions and has worked with numerous directors and choreographers including Neil Bartlett, Chase Brock, Chen Shi-Zheng, Karin Coonrod, Ron Daniels, David Esbjornson, Daniel Fish, Richard Foreman, Sir Peter Hall, Hal Hartley, Doug Hughes, Richard Jones, Michael Kahn, James Kudelka, Tony Kushner, Tina Landau, Krystian Lupa, Jonathan Moscone, Arthur Nauzyciel, Ong Keng Sen, Diane Paulus, Lisa Peterson, James Robinson, Anna Deavere Smith, Twyla Tharp, Robert Wilson, George C. Wolfe, and Mary Zimmerman. Scott has received numerous awards and nominations and was exhibited in the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design in 2003. As a young designer he was a recipient of the TCG/NEA Design Fellowship in 1991. He has been a guest lecturer or visiting artist at Bard College, Boston University, University of Chicago, Florida State University, New York University, and Yale University.
Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Elisabeth Gabriel, Theater St. Gallen (Switzerland)
Matsukaze, directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, Spoleto and Lincoln Center Festival (Charleston and NYC)
Head of Passes, directed by Tina Landau, Steppenwolf Theater Company (Chicago)
Mud Blue Sky, directed by Susanna Gellert, CenterStage (Baltimore)
The Mountaintop, directed by Kwame Kweh-Armah, CenterStage (Baltimore)
Civil War Christmas, directed by Tina Landau, New York Theater Workshop (NYC)
NEW YORK THEATER
Topdog/Underdog (Broadway), Atlantic Theater Company, Classic Stage Company, Joesph Papp Public Theater, Lincoln Center Festival, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Theatre Workshop, Ontological-Hysteric Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theatre, Soho Rep, Theatre for a New Audience, Vineyard Theater.
AMERICAN REGIONAL THEATER
A Contemporary Theater, Actors Theater of Louisville, Alliance Theater, American Conservatory Theater, American Repertory Theater, Arena Stage, Arizona Theater Company, Baltimore Centerstage, Bard SummerScape, Berkeley Repertory Theater, California Shakespeare Theater, Chautauqua Theater, Children’s Theater Company, Cincinnati Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center, Denver Center Theater Company, Geffen Playhouse, Goodman Theater, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Guthrie Theater, Hartford Stage Company, Huntington Theater Company, Intiman Theater, LaJolla Playhouse, Long Wharf Theater, Mark Taper Forum, McCarter Theater, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe Theater, Papermill Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theater, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Portland Center Stage, Portland Stage, Prince Music Theater, Seattle Repertory Theater, The Shakespeare Theater (DC), Signature Theater (DC), South Coast Repertory Theater, Spoleto Festival USA, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Williamstown Theater Festival, Yale Repertory Theater.
Adelaide Festival (Adelaide), Arts Centre (Melbourne), Festival d’Avignon (Avignon), Biennale de la Danse (Lyon), Centre Dramatique National (Orleans), Dansens Hus (Oslo), Dansens Hus (Stockholm), Edinburgh Festival (Edinburgh), Fukuoka Art Museum (Fukuoka), Theatre de Gennevilliers (Paris), iDans (Istanbul), InTransit (Berlin), Landestheater (Linz), Luminato Festival (Toronto), Lyric Theatre Hammersmith (London), National Theater of Iceland (Reykjavik), National Theater of Norway (Oslo), Theatre Neumarkt (Zurich), New Vision Arts Festival (Hong Kong), The Royal Court Theatre (London), Royal National Theatre (London), Theater St. Gallen (St. Gallen), Schauspielhaus (Vienna), Singapore Arts Festival (Singapore), Sommertheater Festival (Hamburg), Theatre Spektakel Zurcher (Zurich), Tanz Quartier (Vienna), TheatreWorks (Singapore).
Arizona Opera, Berkshire Opera, Bregenzer Festspiele, Canadian Opera Company, Opera Colorado, English National Opera, Gotham Opera, Handel and Haydn Society, Houston Grand Opera, Lithuanian National Opera, Minnesota Opera, De Nederlandse Opera, New York City Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera de Rouen Haute Normandie, Royal Opera House, San Francisco Opera, Spoleto Festival USA
American Ballet Theater, American Dance Festival, Canada Dance Festival, Centre National de la Danse Paris, The Chase Brock Experience, Dance Theater Workshop, Houston Ballet, The Joyce, Kansas City Ballet, The Kennedy Center, National Ballet of Canada, Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet.