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Guest Artists - Solomon Weisbard

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Salem Campus

Theatre Dept. Guest Artist
900 State St
Salem  OR  97301


Directory of Photography, Moving Forward • Screendance, Spring 2021

Solomon is a theatrical designer and educator from Portland, Oregon. He seeks to center joyous, open-hearted creation, focusing on the empathic human experience in artistic process and outcome.

As a frequent collaborator with legendary director Robert Wilson, credits include Otello (Festspielhaus Baden Baden, Germany); Il Trovatore (Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Teatro Regio di Parma, Italy); and Oedipus (Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, Greece; Ancient Theatre of Pompeii, Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza, and Teatro Mercadante di Napoli, Italy). Selected Off Broadway projects: Macbeth with John Doyle (Classic Stage); Duat (Soho Rep); Men on Boats (World Premiere - Playwrights Horizons/Clubbed Thumb). Regional theater: Arden, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Magic, Portland Center Stage, Portland Playhouse, Portland Stage, Quintessence, Westport Country Playhouse, Yale Rep.

In contemporary dance, pieces with Jennifer Archibald, Joshua Beamish/MOVE, Jonah Bokaer, Christine Bonansea, LoudHound Movement, Ofelia Loret de Mola, Patricia Noworol, Patrick Lovejoy, Martha Graham Dance Company, Belinda McGuire, Stefanie Nelson, and four major works as associate set designer with Bill T. Jones.

As an educator and guest artist, Solomon has mentored and worked with students at Bard, Barnard, Connecticut College, City College, Columbia, DeSales, East Stroudsburg, Fordham, NYU/Tisch, The New School, Princeton, University of the Arts, University of Rochester, Quinnipiac, and Yale.


  • MFA, Lighting Design. Yale School of Drama.
  • BFA, Theatrical Production Arts - Design Concentration. Ithaca College.
Willamette University


M. Lee Pelton Theatre
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.