Scott Marr

Scenic & Costume Designer

Wardrobe, wigs, and makeup director at Lyric since 2007, Scott Marr serves as a liaison between Lyric’s stage management and the company’s directors and designers. During the 2013/14 season he curated the company’s retrospective exhibit devoted to the work of its designer of La traviata, Cait O’Connor. Besides his designs for Lyric’s mainstage and several productions for the company’s Ryan Opera Center, the Illinois native’s stage designs include The Count of Luxembourg (Light Opera Works), Help, Help, the Globolinks (Madison Opera), Noye’s Fludde (Chicago Opera Theater), and both Candide and the American premiere of Philip Glass’s Marriages Between Zones 3, 4, and 5 (DePaul Opera Theatre, where Marr is an adjunct faculty member and has designed for more than a decade). Also a painter/mixed media artist, Marr presented a major exhibit of his works in summer 2015.   


Previously at Lyric: Scenic and Costume Designer/Hansel & Gretel in the Park (2020/21); Twilight: Gods (costume coordinator, 2020/21); El Pasado Nunca Se Termina (costume designer, 2014/15); La fanciulla del West (costume designer and scenic redesign, 2010/11); set and costume designer for The Magic Victrola (2014/15), Ernani (2009/10), The Pearl Fishers (2008/09); Ring cycle (designer of new set pieces and costumes, 2004/05).


Updated: May 18, 2021