Paul Carey

Costume Designer

Paul Carey works in theater, opera, film, and commercial media. Born in Oregon, raised in the Midwest, and an alumnus of Sarah Lawrence College and the Yale School of Drama, he apprenticed in the Paris atelier of Master Tailor Mika’ela Fisher. Carey has designed the costumes for The Odyssey, The Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest (Public Theater’s Public Works Initiative at the Delacorte Theatre). Further New York and regional credits include Kansas City Choir Boy, PROTOTYPE Festival, U.S. tour), City Of (Playwright’s Realm), Bad Jews (Long Wharf), Trouble in Mind (Yale Rep), A Kind of Alaska (New York Live Arts), the U. S. premiere of The Tender Mercies (One Year Lease), Three Days of Rain (Amphibian), and three productions for New York University/ Atlantic Acting School. Carey’s collaborations with director Kevin Newbury have included Doubt (Minnesota Opera, world premiere), Bernstein’s Mass (Philadelphia Orchestra), El Niño (San Francisco Symphony), and Ricky Ian Gordon’s Orpheus and Eurydice and Green Sneakers (Urban Arias). Other operatic work includes productions for the Virginia, Palm Beach, Wolf Trap, and Central City opera companies.

Lyric Opera debut: Fellow Travelers (2017|18)

Last updated: March 17, 2018