Music Programs

Joe Beumer

Adjunct Faculty, Scenic and Lighting Designer, Theatre Program

Joe Beumer is a New York based Designer for Theatre, Opera, and Dance. Recent designs include The Barber of Seville (Opéra Colorado); Yardbird (Atlanta Opera); Peter and the Starcatcher (Playhouse on Park); Tosca (Long Island Lyric Opera); What We Wanted (Clurman Theatre - Off Broadway); Piece by Piece (Dixon Place – NYC); Mamma Mia, Pippin, and The 39 Steps (SRT – Sonoma, CA); Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake (Dayton Ballet); and Tosca (Permian Basin Opera – Midland, TX). Other Highlights: La bohéme (Crested Butte Music Festival), Mary Poppins (Syracuse Stage w/Thomas Hase), Ghost: The Musical (Brazilian Premiere w/Paul Miller), Angela Johnson’s Mahalo & Good Night (Epix Films), and multiple productions for Norwegian Cruise Lines. Joe has designed over twenty shows for Xavier Theatre, including the scenic and lighting designs for Chicago, Next to Normal, Mr. Burns, Buried Child, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and the lighting for Curious Incident..., The Wolves, and Cabaret among others. Additional companies include: The Public Theatre, Geva Theatre Center, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Networks National Tours, Opéra National Bordeaux, Chicago Lyric Opera, Opéra de Montréal, Michigan Opera Theatre, Bard SummerScape, Cincinnati Opera, and Cincinnati Ballet. Joe is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.