Our Faculty

Luke Cantarella

Associate Professor
Acting Department Chairperson

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Film and Screen Studies

Location
  • @New York City
Office Hours

Fall 2014

Office Hours

Fall 2014

Office Hours

Fall 2014

Biography


Luke Cantarella joined the faculty in the fall of 2012 as part of Pace's dynamic School of Performing Arts. Luke teaches in the design area focusing on scenic design.

Education


MFA , Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2000
Scenic Design

BS, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1994
Theater

Awards and Honors


Pace University, 2013 - Distinguished Service Award for the NYC campus
Art Directors Guild, 2010 - Art Directors Guild Award, Excellence for Production Design for a Period Film [nominee]
Kevin Kline Awards, 2007 - Kevin Kline Award [nominee]
Yale School of Drama, 2000 - Donald Oenslager Prize for Excellence in Set Design
Joseph Jefferson Committee, 1997 - Joseph Jefferson Citation for Excellence in Set Design
J, 1995 - Joseph Jefferson Citation for Excellence in Set Design [nominee]

PRESENTATIONS


Cantarella, L. V. (2016, November). Evidence, Accident, Discovery (115th Annual Meetings). Yes, We're Open: Place-Making in Brooklyn, New York. American Anthropological Association, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

Cantarella, L. V. (2016, October). Productive Encounters Workshop. Productive Encounters Workshop. University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Cantarella, L. V. (2016, May). Biannual Meeting. Scenes from a Collaboration. Society for Cultural Anthroplogy, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

RESEARCH INTEREST


Production Design, Set Design, Design Thinking, Design Ethnography, Anthropology.

ARTISTIC AND PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITS

Woody Sez: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
[Theatre - Design scenery] Seattle Repertory Theater,, Seattle, WA, United States

Jane Eyre
[Theatre - Design (all elements)] Center for Contemporary Opera,, New York, NY, United States of America

Woody Sez: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
[Theatre - Design scenery] Vienna English Theater,, Vienna, Austria

Follies
[Theatre - Design scenery] The Repertory Theater of St. Louis,, St. Louis, MO, United States

Newton's Cradle
[Theatre - Design scenery] New York Musical Theater Festival,, New York, NY, United States of America

The Call
[Theatre - Design scenery] TheaterWorks,, Hartford, Connecticut, United State

When I Was a Girl I Used to Scream and Shout
[Theatre - Design scenery] Fallen Angels Theater Company,, Theater Row, New York, NY, United States of America

Buyer and Cellar
[Theatre - Design scenery] TheaterWorks,, Hartford, Connecticut, United State

Ted's Talk
[Theatre - Design scenery] David Strassman,, Australia (Tour)

Street Scene
[Theatre - Design scenery] Lyric Opera Baltimore/Peabody Institute of Music,, Baltimore, MD USA

Auctioning the Ainsleys
[Theatre - Design scenery] People's Light and Theater Company,, Malvern, PA USA

Good People
[Theatre - Build scenery] TheaterWorks ,, Hartford, CT USA

Woody Sez
[Theatre - Design scenery] Asolo Repertory Theater,, Sarasota, FL USA

Woody Sez
[Theatre - Design scenery] People's Light and Theater Company,, Malvern, PA USA

Junie B. Jones: Essential Survival Guide to School
[Theatre - Design scenery] Theaterworks USA,, National Tour

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man
[Theatre - Design scenery] Matt Murphy Productions,, New York, NY, USA

Fractalicious
[Theatre - Design scenery] Transversal Theater Company,, Interference Festival, Cluj, Romania

Row After Row
[Theatre - Design scenery] People's Light and Theater Company,, Malvern, PA USA

The Light in the the Piazza
[Theatre - Design scenery] Pace Performing Arts,, Pace University, New York, NY

The Other Place
[Theatre - Design scenery] TheaterWorks ,, Hartford, CT USA

Some Girls
[Theatre - Design scenery] Pace Performing Arts,, Pace University, New York, NY, USA

The Other Place
[Theatre - Design scenery] The Repertory Theater of St. Louis,, St. Louis, MO

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


Wingspace Design Collective[Member]

United Scenic Artists, Local 829[Member in Good Standing]

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