This week’s guest is projection designer Jeff Sugg. Cory and Jeff discuss how he accidentally became a commercial designer after years of working in experimental theater. Hear inside stories from ‘Bring It On’, ’33 Variations’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘The Last Five Years’ and other shows as Jeff chats about often being the last designer hired, why bad projections are so easy to find and his far reaching influences from 19th century optical magic to Polish theatre. AND did you know Jeff grew up on a compound in Saudi Arabia…hit play now to hear THAT story!
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Jeff Sugg specializes in the creation and implementation of video/projection designs and systems for all genres of live performance. Broadway credits include Macbeth, A Time to Kill, Bring It On, Magic/Bird, Chinglish and 33 Variations. Off-Broadway: The Last Five Years (Second Stage), This Clement World (St. Ann’s Warehouse), Tribes (Barrow Street), Fun Home, Compulsion, The Book of Grace (Public Theatre), The Slug Bearers of Karoll Island (The Vineyard), El Conquistador (NYTW), and Happy Now (Primary Stages) Regional: Secondhand Lions (5th Ave), The Elephant Man (Alley), The Mountaintop (Arena/Alley) and shows at The Goodman Theatre, Berkley Rep, The Ahmanson, and The Shakespeare Theatre Company. He was awarded a Lortel, Obie, and Henry Hewes award for his design for Slug Bearers of Karoll Island.