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Gail White

Professor

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  • 703-993-8898 (office)
  • Art and Design Building, 2032
    4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Biography

Gail Scott White is a new-media scenographer and animator who collaboratively makes “Live Movies,” a hybrid art form that interactively synthesizes animation and cinematic art, and theatrical and musical elements with built environments and live performance. She has created new-media scenography for dozens of productions, including: White Witch at Symphony Space (New York), B3W’s Confined, Dixon Place (New York) and Irondale Center (Brooklyn); Ariel Dance Theatre’s Flush: The Gyre Project, Long Center for the Performing Arts (Austin); Maryland Opera Studio’s premiere of Shadowboxer (on the life of Joe Louis), Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts (College Park, Maryland); The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein, Arena Stage (Washington, D.C.); Hamlet at Temple Theatre in Sanford N.C.; and Actors Guild of Lexington. Additional new-media scenography includes Cyburbia Productions’ Silence & Darkness, a live movie for the cell phone age, and Time Traveler Zero Zero — A Story of John Titor; Komar & Melamid’s opera Naked Revolution (composed by Dave Soldier); Marisol by José Rivera; Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe; Mephisto by Klaus Mann/Ariane Mnouchkine; Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Project’s 33 Variations in Arena Stage’s workshop production at Georgetown University; and several productions for Encompass New Opera Theatre (New York). 

Degrees

MFA, Art, Tufts University (1983)

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Appointment: Tenured

Faculty Rank: Professor

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