Internationally acclaimed scenic designer Cameron Anderson has designed extensively at the world's leading theatre and opera companies. Recent opera credits include work for Glimmerglass Opera, The Seattle Opera, San Francisco Opera, Gotham Chamber Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Minnesota Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Central City Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera Boston, and On Site Opera (NYC).
Cameron recently designed productions of Simon Boccanegra at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, West Side Story for Vancouver Opera, and West Side Story for the Kilden Performing Arts Center in Norway. Cameron has enjoyed many successful collaborations with stage director Ken Cazan with whom she has created productions of Gianni Schicchi, Seven Deadly Sins, Les Mamelles de Tiresias, Three Decembers, and A Little Night Music all at Central City Opera. Other projects with Mr. Cazan include The Barber of Seville at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis and Das Liebesverbot at the Bing Theatre, USC. Cameron has also collaborated with such noted opera directors as Eric Einhorn, Kevin Newbury, Jose Maria Condemi, Ned Canty, Jeff Buchman, James Marvel, Joshua Major, and Sandra Bernhard.
Theatre credits include work with Playwrights Horizons, LAByrinth, The Roundabout, The Huntington Theatre, New Georges, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Ars Nova, Shakespeare and Company, Capitol Rep, and South Coast Rep. Cameron's design for A Midsummer Night's Dream was nominated for a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, and she was the subject of a Los Angeles Times feature about her design. The LA Weekly noted "The real star is Cameron Anderson's intense yet functional set," while StageSceneLA noted "Anderson's sets…are such feasts of imagination that the accompanying production stills must take the place of the thousands of words necessary to describe them."
Cameron's production of The Screwtape Letters received 309 performances at the West Side Theater in NYC and enjoyed runs in Chicago and Washington D.C. as well. The production is still on a National Tour. Cameron began her collaboration with two-time Tony nominated director Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Rocky, and Peter and the Starcatcher) on the acclaimed experimental production of Heddatron in 2006, which featured robots in the telling of Hedda Gabler. They went on to work many innovative productions together including projects at The Roundabout and BAM.
Other recent theater credits include Emilie for South Coast Rep; A Feminine Ending, directed by Blair Brown for Playwrights Horizons; Underground for David Dorfman Dance at BAM; Massacre (Sing to Your Children), directed by Kate Whorisky at LAByrinth Theatre Company; Dead City, directed by Daniela Topol for New Georges; andMAM Fault Lines, by Stephen Belber, directed by David Schwimmer. Cameron has also collaobrated with famed director Nicholas Martin on a production of My Wonderful Day at Two River Theater Company.
Upcoming projects include the North American premiere of the award winning opera The Rosenbergs, composed by Joachim Holbek and directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky; the premiere of Into the Breeches! by George Brant at Trinity Rep, Brazen, directed by Melia Bensussen, and the world premier of Clorilli to be performed throughout the NYU campus in Florence, Italy. Cameron received her M.F.A. in scenic design at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and her B.A. at Wesleyan University.