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Tyler Micoleau's Bio

All You Need To Know About Tyler Micoleau

lighting for hundreds of live productions

Tyler has designed the lighting for hundreds of live productions including plays, opera, dance, movement-theatre, multi-media performance and puppetry. He is a native of Portland, Maine but has resided in Brooklyn for the last twenty four years.


Tyler holding an outstanding achievement award

Recipient of numerous awards

He is the recipient of an American Theatre Wing Henry Hewes Design Award, two Off-Broadway Lucille Lortel Awards, two Village Voice OBIE awards including one for Sustained Excellence, two Connecticut Critics Circle awards, a Drama Desk nomination, a Helen Hayes award nomination, four Barrymore award nominations, a Jeff award nomination, the National Endowment for the Arts / Theatre Communications Group Career Development Program and a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College.

New York designs for Broadway, and more

New York designs for Broadway, Lincoln Center Theater, the Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theater Club, Atlantic Theater, Signature, Second Stage, Classic Stage Company, Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, Vineyard Theatre, MCC, New Georges, 13P, Women's Project, Epic Theatre Ensemble, Page 73, Primary Stages, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Mint Theatre, Rattlestick, Naked Angels, Barrow Street Theater, Cherry Lane, Les Freres Corbusier, Foundry Theatre, Theatreworks USA, The Play Company and Soho Rep.

Numerous regional designs

Regional designs for the Huntington Theater, Alley Theatre, Goodman Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, the Old Globe, La Jolla, Trinity Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theater, Kansas City Rep, Dallas Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Wilma Theater, Two River, Pig Iron, Chautauqua Theater, Hangar Theatre, the Folger, Long Wharf Theater and many others.

Opera and dance expertise, and fine art installations

Opera designs for Dallas Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Port Opera, Curtis Opera, Manhattan School of Music, and Connecticut Grand Opera.

Dance design for Eliot Feld’s Mandance Project at The Joyce Theater, Neil Greenberg and The Chase Brock Experience.

Fine art installation projects include Åhus Sommaren 1974 (Bellwether Galleries, Chelsea NYC), Beneath the Floorboards (Ohio Theater Gallery, Soho NYC).

toured nationally and internationally

He has toured extensively in the United States and internationally with both not-for-profit and commercial touring companies, including Young Jean Lee, the Acting Company, Dan Hurlin, Accinosco, WaxFactory, The Builders Association, Jam On The Groove LLC.

former adjunct professor

For six years Tyler was adjunct faculty in the Sarah Lawrence College Department of Dance, and has been a frequent visiting artist at Dartmouth College, Yale University, Bates College and Bowdoin College.