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Tom Buderwitz
Scenic Design for Theatre

11406 W. Exposition Blvd. #401
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310.441.4017 tel

  South Coast Repertory The Prince Of Atlantis Warner Shook
    The Trip To Bountiful Martin Benson
    Three Days Of Rain David Emmes
    The Weir Warner Shook
    Crimes Of The Heart Warner Shook
    Putting It Together Nick DeGruccio
    Collected Stories Martin Benson
    The Heiress Martin Benson
    Doubt Martin Benson
    Pig Farm Martin Benson
    Bach At Leipzig Art Manke
    Proof Michael Bloom
    A Delicate Balance Martin Benson
    A Christmas Carol (7 yrs) John David Keller
    But Not For Me David Emmes
  Intiman Theater Paradise Lost Damaso Rodriguez
  Geffen Playhouse Joan Rivers: A Work in Prog. Bart DeLorenzo
    Under The Blue Sky Gil Cates
  Pasadena Playhouse Art David Lee
    Dangerous Beauty* Sheryl Kaller
    Camelot David Lee
    Mauritius Jessica Kubzansky
    The Last Five Years Nick DeGruccio
    Private Lives Art Manke
    I Do, I Do! Nick DeGruccio
  Denver Center Theatre Company The Miracle Worker Art Manke
    Arms And The Man (tour) Walter Schoen
    Crossfire Bruce K. Sevy
  Laguna Playhouse Life Could Be A Dream Roger Bean
    The Ice Breaker Art Manke
    The Pursuit Of Happiness Andrew Barnicle
  Arizona Theatre Company Great Expectations John Clark Donohue
    You Can’t Take It With You Gary Gisselman
    A Delicate Balance Edward Payson Call
    My Fair Lady Gary Gisselman
  San Diego Repertory Loot Walter Schoen
    A Christmas Carol Walter Schoen
  Rubicon Theater Company The Spin Cycle James O’Neil
    Picasso at the Lapine Agile William Keeler
    Children Of A Lesser God Rod Lathim
    Boy On Blacktop Road James O’Neil
    The Stallion Howl James O’Neil
    The Turn of the Screw Moni Yakim
    Shirley Valentine Greg Lee
    Tuesday’s With Morrie Jenny Sullivan
  Portland Repertory Theatre I’m Not Rappaport Peggy Shannon
    Broadway Bound Jon Kretzu
  Riverside Theatre (Florida) Sylvia Warren Kelley
    A Sanders Family Christmas Terry Sneed
    Smoke On The Mountain Terry Sneed
    Moon Over Buffalo Peter Bennett
    Cash on Delivery! Peter Bennett
    Don’t Dress For Dinner Peter Bennett
  Main Street Theatre Company Honus and Me Abigail Deser
  Music Theatre of Santa Barbara Knightlife Michael Michetti
  P.C.P.A. Theatrefest My Fairytale Scott Schwartz
    Guys & Dolls Brad Carroll
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream John C. Fletcher
  Ensemble Theatre Company The Housewives of Mannheim SuzAnne Barabas
    The Scene
Art Manke
    The Clean House Jenny Sullivan
    A Streetcar Named Desire Robert Weiss
    Uncle Vanya Joe Hanreddy
  El Portal Theater Red Dog Howls Michael Peretzian
  Reprise Theatre Company Kiss Me Kate Michael Michetti
    Gigi David Lee
    Carousel Michael Michetti
    Man of La Mancha Jessica Kubzansky

Antaeus Company
(Company Member)

Peace In Our Time Casey Stangl
    The Malcontent
Liz Swain
    The Autumn Garden Larry Biederman
    King Lear Bart DeLorenzo
    Cousin Bette
Jeanie Hackett
  Deaf West Theater My Sister In This House Michael Unger
  Theatre @ Boston Court Paradise Lost Michael Michetti
    Pera Palas Michael Michetti
    Light Jessica Kubzansky
    Summertime Michael Michetti
    Romeo & Juliet Michael Michetti
  A Noise Within Measure For Measure Jessica Kubzansky
  (Resident Artist 1996-2003) The Triumph Of Love Anne D’Zmura
    Bus Stop Sabin Epstein
    The Imaginary Invalid Joe Graves
    Hay Fever Art Manke
    The Taming Of The Shrew Sabin Epstein
    Much Ado About Nothing Sabin Epstein
    Richard III Michael Winters
    So It Is……. Neil Vipond
    A Christmas Carol (tour) Sabin Epstein
    The Glass Menagerie Geoff & Julia R. Elliott
    Great Expectations Geoff & Julia R. Elliott
    Ah Wilderness Sabin Epstein
    Tartuffe Art Manke
  Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Titanic Michael Michetti
  Colony Theatre The Ladies Of The Camellias Lillian Groag
    Toys In The Attic Jessica Kubzansky
    Stendhal Randy Hoey
  McCoy-Rigby / La Mirada Theatre Life Could Be A Dream Roger Bean
    Swingtime Canteen Alyson Reed
    Camping With Henry & Tom Michael Michetti
  International City Theatre Song Of Singapore Jules Aaron
    To Kill A Mockingbird Shashin Desai
    Twentieth Century Jules Aaron
    Jesus’ Kid Brother Jules Aaron
    A Christmas Carol (3 yrs) Caryn Desai
    Four Guys Named Jose.. Jules Aaron
    Dinah Was Caryn Desai
    Agnes Of God Michael Michetti
  Grove Shakespeare Festival Heathen Valley Phil Killian
  L.A. Theatre Works The Grace Of Mary Traverse Peggy Shannon
  West Coast Ensemble Zanna Don’t Nick DeGruccio
    The Bungler Jules Aaron
    Sunday In The Park With Geo. Calvin Remsberg
    A Soldiers Play Les Hanson
  Theatre Forty 2 Stuart Zully
    The Immigrant J. David Krassner
    Undercurrents Jules Aaron
  Coast Playhouse Shiva Arms Michael Michetti
  Pacific Resident Theatre The Indians are Coming... Julia Fletcher
    Wildboy* Oliver Goldstick
    The Merry Wives Of Windsor Paul Yuell
    South Central Rain Victor Pappas
    The Blue Dahlia Daniel O’Conner
  Falcon Theatre
Sleuth Michael Michetti
  Falcon Theatre
(w/ Judy Arnold Prod.)
I Remember You Walter Painter
  Pico Playhouse (Quasiworld) The Catholic Girl’s Guide… Eli Gonda
  Century City Playhouse D-Girl Roger Kumble
  Havok Theatre The Story of My Life
Nick DeGruccio
    Kiss of The Spider Woman Nick DeGruccio
    Dog Sees God: Confessions... Nick DeGruccio
    Thrill Me
Nick DeGruccio
  Inkwell Thea. Co. Only The Dead Know Burbank
Peter Bonerz
  Interact Theater Death of a Salesman

Anita Khanzadian
  Hudson Theatre Life Could Be a Dream*
Roger Bean
    My Most Important Year Deborah LaVine
  24th Street Theatre Mirror, Mirror Debbie Devine
  Tamarind Theatre
(T’Kaye Prods.)
Blood Sugar Michael Michetti
  Ricardo Montalban Theatre Pilgrim Nick DeGruccio
  Write-Act Theatre
(CC Prods.)
It Came From Beyond Coy Middlebrook
  Canon Theatre If You Ever Leave Me… Joe Bologna
  Court Theatre
(T’Kaye Prods.)
Against the Glass Jenny Sullivan
  Ocean Front Studios
(@ Westside Rep.)
Equus David Chemel
  Ocean Front Studios
(@ Fig Tree Thea.)
Streamers David Marshall Grant
  Odyssey Theatre
Tennessee and Anna*
Anthony Caldarella
    Tales From Hollywood
Michael Peretzian
    No Man’ s Land
Michael Peretzian
  Odyssey Theatre
(Kit prod.)
Lansky Joe Bologna
  Odyssey Theatre
(Judy Arnold prod.)
Equinox Jules Aaron
    Metrano’s Accidental Joe Bologna
  Tiffany Theatre King Levine Joe Bologna
  Victory Theatre Don’t Go Back to Rockville Jamie Baker
  Syzygy Theatre My Thing of Love Darin Anthony
  Celebration Theatre
F**king Men
Calvin Remsberg
  Lee Strasburg Theatre

Girls Talk* (Brooke Shields)
Roger Kumble
  Helen Hayes P.A.C. The Odd Couple Joal Paley
  Queens Playhouse / Helen Hayes P.A.C. King Levine Joe Bologna
  Soho Artists Theatre The Day They Traded Seaver Dino Narizanno
  Ark On Park Whitman In Camden Jacques Burdick
  Apollo Theatre The Odd Couple Harvey Medlinski
    If You Ever Leave Me… Joe Bologna
    The Odd Couple Joal Paley
  U.S.C. School of Theatre West Side Story Dennis Cornell
  Pomona College Theatre Roosters Betty Bernhard
    The Robber Bridegroom Randy Hoey
    Unfinished Women…. Betty Bernhard
  Professional Actors Conservatory Candide Jerry McGonigle
    The Cherry Orchard Phil Beck
    Don’t Go Back to Rockville Victor Pappas
  • Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Awards: Paradise Lost ‘07, Pera Palas ‘05, Against The Glass ‘00 (nominations: The Autumn Garden ‘11, Kiss Me Kate ‘11, Cousin Bette ‘10, Picasso at the Lapin Agile ‘08, Equinox ‘06, Sleuth ‘05, Summertime ‘04, Dinah Was ‘04, The Ladies of the Camellias ‘04, Toys In the Attic ‘03, Under the Blue Sky ‘03, Titanic ‘01)
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Career Achievement in Scenic Design (Bob Z. Award), 2005
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards: Equinox ‘06, Pera Palas ‘05
    (nominations: The Autumn Garden ‘10, Agnes of God ‘03, Toys In the Attic ‘03, A Midsummer Night’s Dream ‘87)
  • L.A. Weekly Award: Pera Palas ‘05 (nomination: Paradise Lost ‘07)
  • Backstage West Garland Awards: The Autumn Garden ‘10, Pera Palas ‘05, Toys In the Attic ‘03, Much Ado About Nothing ‘98, But Not For Me ‘98
  • Dramalogue Awards: Richard III ‘97, So It Is... ‘97, A Christmas Carol ‘96, The Glass Menagerie ‘96, A Soldier’s Play ‘96, A Streetcar Named Desire ’91; Arizoni Award: Titanic ’03; Robby Award: Titanic ‘01

John Ezell (Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival 1980, 1981) Allen D. Cornell (Adelphi Festival Theatre 1982, George Street Playhouse 1981, Actors Conservatory Theatre 1979) Chris Idoine (PCPA Theaterfest 1983, Denver Center Theater Co. 1984) Bob Blackman (Denver Center Theater Co. 1983, 1986), Ernie Smith (Adelphi Festival Theatre 1982) Susan Benson (Denver Center Theater Co. 1984) Mark Donnelly (Denver Center Theater Co. 1983, PCPA Theaterfest 1984)

  Member: United Scenic Artists - I.A.T.S.E. Local 829
Member: Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Awards Rules Committee
  • Guest Scenic Design Juror – San Diego State University 2008 & 2007
  • Guest Thesis Project Critic - University of California, Irvine 2007
  • Visiting Artist – University of Southern California School of Theatre 2009 /1994
  • Scenic Design Instructor / Guest lecturer – Pomona College 1989 – 1991
  • B.F.A. (Summa Cum Laude) Adelphi University 1981 (studied design with Allen D. Cornell) (A.C.T.F.Regional Design Winner 1981)
  • M.F.A. Candidate Brandeis University 1981-1983 (studied design with Howard Bay, Patton Campbell, Desmond Heeley & Mabel Haley)
  Martin Benson & David Emmes
Founding Artistic Directors, South Coast Repertory

Michael Michetti
Artistic Director, Theatre @Boston Court

Allen Cornell
Artistic Director, Riverside Theatre (Vero Beach, FL)

Jeanie Hackett
Freelance Director & former Artistic Director of the Antaeus Company

Art Manke
Freelance Director & Co-Founding Artistic Director, A Noise Within
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