John H. Binkley
Other southern California credits include Hero, Conjunto, Harvest, Failure of Nerve, Gumsimao, Sleepwalk, Moscow, and Atomic Quintet for Playwrights’ Arena; Elegies – A Song Cycle; War Letters for The Canon Theatre; Shim Ch’ong for The Getty Center; Happy End for the Museum of Contemporary Art; Stage Direction for Ensemble Studio Theatre; and Slide, Ghost Stories for The Wilton Project.
Regionally, John has designed for the Dallas Theatre Center, Idaho Repertory Theatre, and Summer Repertory Theatre. International credits include Beachwood Drive for Theatre Confrontations in Lublin, Poland; Pterodactyls for the Experimental Theatre Festival in Shanghai, China; and Shim Ch’ong for National Theatre of Korea in Seoul, Korea.
John received a Back Stage West Garland 1998 for Scenic Design for
two productions produced in Equity-waiver theatres in Los Angeles: Patience by the Antaeus Company and Slide
produced by the Wilton Project. In 2001, he was chosen as a finalist in
the National Endowment for the Arts / Theatre Communications Group
career development grant for designers. And in 2002 he was nominated
for an Ovation Award for his design work on Street Stories. John has
been a member of the faculty at California State University Northridge