Santo Loquasto

Production designer, Costume designer, Scenic designer
An outstanding costume and scenic designer who freely moves between stage and feature work, Santo Loquasto studied first at Kings College in his native Wilkes-Barre, PA, and then at Yale, where he earned an MFA. His ... Read more »
Born: 07/25/1944 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Art Department (38)

Irrational Man 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Blue Jasmine 2013 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

I Don't Know How She Does It 2011 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Whatever Works 2009 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Vicky Cristina Barcelona 2008 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Melinda and Melinda 2005 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Anything Else 2003 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

From Broadway: Fosse 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Set Designer

Hollywood Ending 2002 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 2001 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Small Time Crooks 2000 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Sweet and Lowdown 1999 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Celebrity 1998 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Deconstructing Harry 1997 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Wrecker's Ball: Three Dances by Paul Taylor 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Everyone Says I Love You 1996 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Don't Drink the Water 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Mighty Aphrodite 1995 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Bullets Over Broadway 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Manhattan Murder Mystery 1993 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Tribeca 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Husbands and Wives 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Paul Taylor's Speaking in Tongues 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Shadows and Fog 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Alice 1990 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Crimes and Misdemeanors 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

New York Stories 1989 (Movie)

("Oedipus Wrecks") (Production Designer)

She-Devil 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Another Woman 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Big 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Bright Lights, Big City 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Radio Days 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

September 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Falling in Love 1984 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

So Fine 1981 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Fan 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Sammy Stops the World 1977 (Movie)

(Set Designer)
Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup (8)

Creating Ragtime 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Variety & Virtuosity: American Ballet Theatre Now 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Baryshnikov By Tharp With American Ballet Theatre 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Costumes

Zelig 1983 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy 1982 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Simon 1980 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Stardust Memories 1980 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Sammy Stops the World 1977 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)
Actor (2)

Broadway 98: Launching the Tony Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 43rd Annual Tony Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

An outstanding costume and scenic designer who freely moves between stage and feature work, Santo Loquasto studied first at Kings College in his native Wilkes-Barre, PA, and then at Yale, where he earned an MFA. His first professional designs were for productions at the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival. Loquasto has designed costumes for ballets at the American Ballet Theatre, served as resident designer at several major theaters (Arena Stage in Washington, DC, the Hartford Stage Company and the New York Shakespeare Festival). Among his more notable designs were Jason Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning "That Championship Season" (1972), David Mamet's "American Buffalo" (1977), the New York Shakespeare Festival's acclaimed version of "The Cherry Orchard" (also 1977), the stage version of "Singin' in the Rain" (1985), Tommy Tune's musicalization of "Grand Hotel" (1989, costumes only), and Neil Simon's Pulitzer-winner "Lost in Yonkers" (1993). Loquasto has won three Tony Awards for his work.

Relationships

Ruth

Mother
divorced Loquasto's father in 1959

EDUCATION

Moravian Preparatory Academy

Bethlehem , Pennsylvania

Kings College

Wilkes-Barre , Pennsylvania

Yale University

New Haven , Connecticut 1969

Milestones

2005

Designed the set for David Mamet's play "Glengarry Glen Ross"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Scenic Design of a Play

2002

Provided the Scenic Design for "Movin' Out," a Musical composed with the songs of Billy Joel

1999

Served as Production Designer for Allen's "Sweet and Lowdown"

1999

Scenic and Costume Design for the musical "Fosse"

1998

Costume Design for the award winning musical "Ragtime"

1995

Again collaborated with Allen as production designer for the award winning "Mighty Aphrodite"

1994

Garnered second Best Art Direction Academy Award nomination for Allen's period comedy "Bullets Over Broadway"

1993

TV series debut as production designer "Tribeca" (Fox)

1989

Served as production designer on Seidelman's "She-Devil"

1986

First Allen film as production designer, "Radio Days"; earned Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction

1985

First collaboration with director Susan Seidelman, was production designer on "Desperately Seeking Susan"

1984

Created costumes for two ballets presented on "Baryshnikov by Tharp with the American Ballet" (PBS)

1983

Earned first Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design for Allen's "Zelig"

1980

First collaboration with Woody Allen, designed costumes for "Stardust Memories"

1978

First film as set and costume designer, "Sammy Stops the World", and adaptation of stage musical "Stop the World--I Want to Get Off" starring Sammy Davis Jr

1972

Designed set for "La Dafne" for the New York Pro Musica at Spoleto Festival

1972

First Broadway productions: "Sticks and Bones" (March 1) and "That Championship Season" (September 14); both plays had originated at NYSF before transferring to Broadway

1970

Became principal designer for the New York Shakespeare Festival (NYSF)

1970

Resident designer with the Arena Stage in Washington, DC

1969

Off-Broadway debut (April 1) with "The Unseen Hand" and "Forensic and the Navigator"

1968

Spent three seasons as principal designer with Hartford Stage Company

1967

Designed costumes for American Ballet Theatre

1965

First professional designs created for productions at Williamstown Theatre in Williamstown, Massachusetts

1960

Fashioned his first sets (for "Picnic" and "Gigi") and also acted at Ross Common Playhouse in the Poconos (date approximate)

Served as resident designer at Yale Repertory Theatre

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