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Ao Li is a set designer and visual artist that has worked internationally. His recent designs include: Kiss (Yale Repertory Theatre), Lucretia (HERE), A Summer’s Day (Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center), Scraps (Flea Theatre), Real (The Tank), As You Like It (Columbia University), Waiting for Godot (Alfred University), The Tempest (Alfred University), Where is My Maple Town (Theatre Row), Blind (Shanghai International Arts Festival), 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (Yale School of Drama), Titus Andronicus (Yale School of Drama), Yale Cabaret credits include: The Apple Tree, Xander Xyst, Dragon:1 and The Styx Songs, Cao Zhi (Academy Theatre), Everything in the Garden (Duanjun Theatre) among others. Ao associate designed Soft Power (The Public Theatre), The Orphan of Zhao (Beijing Poly Theater) and assisted on productions including Judgement Day (Park Avenue Armory), Tamerlano (Frankfurt Opera), Le Nozze Di Figaro (Theatre Des Champs-Elysses) and Scenes From Court Life (Yale Repertory Theater) etc. His artwork has received three solo exhibitions including Expression2009 and Childhood.   He holds an MFA in Set Design from Yale School of Drama and a BFA in Stage Design from Shanghai Theatre Academy.  He is the co-founder and former president of the Intercultural Performance Studio in Shanghai. He is the receiver of Donald and Zorca Oenslager Travel Fellowship Award in Design, Richard Harrison Senie Scholarship and Donald M. Oenslager Scholarship in Stage Design

李奥是一位旅美舞台设计师,师从世界当代舞台设计泰斗李名觉先生,以全额奖学金获得耶鲁大学戏剧学院舞台设计硕士学位,本科毕业于上海戏剧学院舞台设计专业,创作领域跨越话剧、音乐剧、歌剧舞台设计与视觉艺术。 近期主要设计作品包括:《吻》(耶鲁汇报剧院 Yale Repertory Theatre);《一个夏日》(上海话剧艺术中心);《卢克茜娅》(HERE艺术中心);《残渣》(跳蚤剧院 Flea Theatre);《真实》(The Tank); 外百老汇首部全亚裔班底话剧《枫梓乡》。 他受邀为哥伦比亚大学和阿尔弗莱德大学设计《皆大欢喜》,《等待戈多》以及《暴风雨》。为十六届上海国际艺术节受邀剧目《亡目》设计舞台、面具、平面并担当主演之一。 执行设计作品包括:黄哲伦音乐剧《软实力》(公共剧院 The Public Theatre); 陈世争执导音乐剧场《赵氏孤儿》(北京国际音乐节)等。 助理设计作品包括:《审判日》(帕克大道军械库 Park Avenue Armory);《费加罗的婚礼》(巴黎香榭丽舍剧院 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées);《塔梅兰诺》(法兰克福歌剧院 Oper Frankfurt); 音乐剧《盖里》(Gary) (百老汇布斯剧院 Booth Theatre); 《宫廷生活》(耶鲁汇报剧院)。 他举办三次个人画展,包括《表情》,《我的2009》,《童年》 在耶鲁期间获得奖项包括 Donald and Zorca Oenslager Travel Fellowship Award in Design, Richard Harrison Senie Scholarship and Donald M. Oenslager Scholarship in Stage Design