NEA Opera Honors: Interview with John Conklin

NEA Opera Honors: Interview with John Conklin

John Conklin is admired around the world for his career as a highly acclaimed stage designer. His style is conceptual rather than literal, and through its open approach to design possibilities has had an enormous influence. He is one of the principal figures in American stage design, both for opera and for theater, and his set and costume designs are seen in opera houses, theaters, and ballet companies across the world.