Design Teams

The Profane Design Team

TAKESHI KATA(Scenic Designer). Playwrights Horizons: Doris to Darlene, B.F.E. Other Off-Broadway: Man from Nebraska (Second Stage); Forever (NYTW); Gloria, Outside People (Vineyard); 3 Kinds of Exile, Through a Glass Darkly, Storefront Church, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Atlantic); Adding Machine (Minetta Lane); Orson’s Shadow (Barrow Street). Regional: Alley, American Players Theatre, Goodman, Hartford Stage, Kirk Douglas, La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf, Mark Taper, Old Globe, Steppenwolf, Williamstown, Yale Rep. Obie Award. Drama Desk, Ovation, Barrymore nominations. Assistant Professor at University of Southern California, School of Dramatic Arts.   

JESSICA PABST(Costume Designer). Playwrights Horizons: Rancho Viejo, A Life, Antlia Pneumatica, Marjorie Prime, The Qualms, Pocatello, Grand Concourse, The Whale (Lortel Award), Assistance. Broadway: The Heidi Chronicles. Other Off-Broadway: The Harvest, Her Requiem, Kill Floor (LCT3); The Ruins of Civilization, By the Water, When We Were Young and Unafraid, Taking Care of Baby (MTC); Exit Strategy (Primary Stages); King Liz (Second Stage); The Nether (MCC); I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard (Atlantic); Fortress of Solitude (The Public); Buyer & Cellar (Barrow Street, national tour, Rattlestick). Clubbed Thumb Associate Artist.

MATT FREY (Lighting Designer). Playwrights Horizons: Rancho Viejo, A Life, Placebo, This, Grand Concourse, The Call, Go Back to Where You Are, She Stoops to Comedy. Other Off-Broadway: Everybody (Signature), All the Ways to Say I Love You (MCC), War (LCT3), Gloria (Vineyard), The Way We Get By (Second Stage), Buzzer (The Public), An Octoroon (Soho Rep., TFANA), Generations (Soho Rep.). Regional: Gloria (Goodman), And No More Shall We Part (Williamstown), For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday (Humana Festival 2016, Berkeley Rep), Wellesley Girl (Humana Festival 2016).

BRANDON WOLCOTT(Sound Designer). is an NYC-based sound designer and composer. Playwrights Horizons debut. Off-Broadway: Everybody, Signature Plays (Signature); The Record, The Fever (600 Highwaymen); Coriolanus, Hit the Wall (Barrow Street); Kill Floor (LCT3); The Nether (MCC, Lortel nomination); Good Person of Szechwan, Titus Andronicus (The Public); Habeas Corpus, Kiss the Air (Park Avenue Armory); Equivocation (MTC). Collaborations with Marina Abramovic, Laurie Anderson, Faye Driscoll, Nicolas Jaar, Elizabeth Streb, Woodshed Collective, Red Bull, New Georges, Clubbed Thumb, and many more.

SHANE SCHNETZLER (Production Stage Manager). Playwrights Horizons: Rancho Viejo, Familiar. Off-Broadway: The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, The Comedy of Errors (NYSF); Detroit ’67 (Public); Night Is a Room, The Liquid Plain, The Old Friends (Signature); The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Cymbeline (Fiasco/TFANA); Tamburlaine (TFANA); Red Dog Howls (NYTW); Uncle Vanya (Soho Rep.); Look Back in Anger, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, The Language Archive, Ordinary Days, Distracted, Streamers (Roundabout); The Scottsboro Boys, Arlington, Picked (Vineyard); The Loves of Pharaoh (BAM). Regional: The Invisible Hand, Bedroom Farce (Westport).