MEMBER | IATSE, United Scenic Artists - Local 829
ADJUNCT | Fordham University Theatre Department
Ann Beyersdorfer is a New York City based designer for plays, musicals, opera, live events and televised productions.
Often found collaborating on new plays, world premieres and filmed comedy shorts, her work has been seen at Lincoln Center, The Muny, New World Stages, Theater Row, Irish Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, The Alliance Theatre, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Geva Theatre, The Hudson Theatre, Guild Hall and with networks and streaming platforms such as NBC, Netflix, Showtime, and VH1. She is currently the art director of the Film Unit for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.
As an associate set designer she has worked on the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Revival of COMPANY (des. Bunny Christie), INK on Broadway (des. Bunny Christie), THE CHILDREN on Broadway (des. Miriam Buether), the 2017 Tony Award winning Broadway production, JITNEY, by August Wilson (des. David Gallo), the PHISH NYE concert at Madison Square Garden (dir. David Gallo), CINDERELLA in Moscow and PETER PAN in Beijing (des. David Gallo), SAMSON ET DALILA at the Metropolitan Opera, the National and International tours of ANASTASIA (des. Alexander Dodge).
Ann is a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle award winner for her set design of AFTERGLOW. She has received special honors as an Art Director for the Film Unit for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE for her contributions to the Primetime Emmy Award-Winning Program of an Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.
In 2018, Ann was named to Live Design's 30 under 30 List of "thirty young movers and shakers who are changing paradigms, looking at things from new angles, and rapidly rising to the forefront of their field. "
Ann grew up in southern Illinois, just outside of St. Louis, MO, and developed a passion for art, design and theater at a young age. She went on to earn her BFA from Syracuse University in Theatre Design and Technology with a minor in Architecture. She now resides in NYC and freelances on projects nationally and internationally.