The Redlands Bowl Celebrates 100 years of entertainment.
Scenic Designer and Scenic Chief Artist
In 2023, I had the honor of being the Scenic Designer and Scenic Chief Artist for the Redlands Bowl's production of Hello Dolly!, in celebration of the venue's 100th anniversary.
As the Scenic Designer, I was responsible for creating a set that would transport audiences to turn-of-the-century New York City. 
Design Process
I began the design process by researching the history of Hello Dolly! and the Redlands Bowl. I also looked at photos and videos of previous productions of the show. I then spent time sketching out and digitizing my ideas for the set.
Once I had a final design, I coordinated and worked with a volunteer team of scenic artists to help paint the set. The process was very labor-intensive, but it was also very rewarding. We used a variety of paints, textures, and finishes to create a realistic and visually appealing set.
There were multiple challenges with scheduling like being pregnant during the build as well as being in the show as ensemble. One of the biggest challenges of this project scheduling help and finding volunteers. I ended up using my graphic design knowledge to create a digital flier to help recruit volunteers throughout the cast and other friends. 
Another challenge was the scale of the Redlands Bowl. I had to make sure that the set was big enough to be seen from all angles, but I also didn't want it to feel overwhelming for the cast. I struck a balance by using a lot of open space and simple, elegant designs.
Despite the challenges, the project was a huge success. The set was beautiful and functional, and it helped to create a magical atmosphere for the production. I am incredibly proud of the work I did on this project.
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