Aaron Copp

Aaron  Copp

Aaron Copp

Aaron's most recent projects include designs for Natalie Merchant's 2014 US tour, Sinead O'Connor's Gospel Sessions at Lincoln Center, Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (Off-Bway, tour, and DVD release), a new concert DVD by Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble at Tanglewood, Where We Live by SO Percussion at BAM, and The Goat Rodeo Sessions US tour with Yo-Yo Ma and Chris Thile.

He has designed plays for The Old Globe, The Kennedy Center, Dallas Theater Center, and other major theaters around the country. Mr. Copp has worked extensively in the dance world, and in 2008, received his second Bessie Award for Jonah Bokaer's The Invention Of Minus One. He had a long association with Merce Cunningham, designing such pieces as Ground Level Overlay, Windows, and Biped, the lighting for which also won a Bessie. Mr. Copp received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama where he studied with Jennifer Tipton, Steve Strawbridge, and Ming Cho Lee, and a BA from SUNY-Binghamton where he studied with John Vestal, John Bielenberg, and Sharon Perlmutter.

He has been a freelance designer in New York for over 25 years and an incorporated business owner for the past three.