Theatre Arts:Scenic Design & Scene Painting, Theatre History, Play Analysis
Shelley Barish specializes in production design for theatre with an emphasis on scenic design and secondary specializations in lighting and scene painting. Shelley designs actively in Boston at companies including The Lyric Stage Company of Boston (Dear Elizabeth, Becky’s New Car, Camelot, Murder for 2), The Greater Boston Stage Company (The Irish and How They Got That Way), Bad Habit Productions and New Exhibition Room. Shelley works actively as a designer and scenic artist for numerous other theaters including The Ohio Light Opera, Eastman School of Music, Geva Theatre (Scenic Charge Artist), Berkshire Theatre Festival, Mercury Opera, Boarshead Theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre and Bristol Valley Theatre. She is an active member of USITT. Recent design credits include Unnecessary Farce (premier), Boom, Barefoot in the Park, Next Fall, HMS Pinafore, Urinetown, Born Yesterday, The Real Thing, Der Vogelhandler and the Off-Broadway premier of Mare in the Men’s Room.