Reggie Ray

Reggie Ray designed August Wilson’s 20th Century at The Kennedy Center with Kenny Leon. Mr. Ray served as resident costume designer at Karamu House, winning two Cleveland Critics Awards. He has designed costumes for Arena Stage, Congo Square Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, Hartford Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Signature Theatre Company (NY), The Studio Theatre, True Colors Theatre Company, and The Vineyard Playhouse. He has won seven Woodie King Awards, two Helen Hayes Awards, two Georgi Awards, and a Kevin Kline Award, and was a 2009 National Black Theatre Festival honoree for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre. Mr. Ray apprenticed with Quay Truitt Barnes (Karamu House), Louis D. Rampino (Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival), and Estelle Painter (Cleveland Play House), and served as an assistant to the late Judy Dearing. He is an instructor in Howard University’s Department of Fine Arts and is a member of USA Local 829, IATSE.