Spotlight on Carolyn

cmrazCarolyn Mraz is a Brooklyn-based theatermaker and the set designer for Beardo.  Favorite recent designs include: Porgy and Bess (Spoleto Festival USA), Afram ou La Belle Swita (Spoleto Festival USA), King Tot (Clubbed Thumb Summerworks, NYC), Wilderness (En Garde Arts, Abrons), I’ll Never Love Again (The Bushwick Starr, NYC), Charlatan (Ars Nova NYC), and The (*) Inn (Target Margin Theater, NYC).  Carolyn is a proud Associated Artist of Target Margin Theater in Brooklyn and a company member of A Host of People in Detroit.  Learn more about Carolyn in our interview below, a grab your pre-sale tickets while you still can!

Pipeline Theatre Company: What attracted you to Beardo? What made you want to work on this project?

Carolyn Mraz: I love working with Ellie, and have admired both Dave and Jason’s work for years. Also whenever I can work on anything with live music, it’s the best.  

PTC: Why set design?

CM: Set design is great! I love building the world and the experience for both performers and audience.

PTC: If you ruled the world, what would you be remembered for?

CM: My curiosity and dedication.

PTC: Why should someone who has no connection to this show or its artists come see the show?

CM: We are all a little in awe of/terrified by power and influence these days, no?

PTC: If you could create a tagline for this show, what would it be?

CM: Beardo: Dirty Sexy Church.