69 seconds with … award winning set and costume designer Drew Facey

Spend 69 seconds with two time Jessie Award winning Set and Costume designer Drew Facey, whose work next appears in the Studio 58/The Virtual Stage production of 1984 at The Cultch March 25 to April 3.

01Your first job.
Paperboy.

02The job you wanted as a child.
Architect.

03The three things you would want with you on a deserted island.
My boyfriend, a mini bar and Matthew Fox.

04Your hero.
Vivienne Westwood.

05Your biggest indulgence.
Design and decorating magazines.

06One thing no one knows about you (and you’re willing to share).
I’m addicted to my iPhone.

07Complete this sentence: I first kissed a boy …
… when I was 17. It was mind blowing. And complicated.

08The #1 item on your bucket list (the one thing you want to experience/do before you die).
Design a set for the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.

09 One word your best friend would use to describe you.
Passionate.

10 The one thing you simply cannot miss doing when you come to Vancouver.
The Spanish Banks. Low tide.

MEET drew facey

Drew Facey

Drew Facey is a two time Jessie Award winning Set and Costume designer. Since graduating from Studio 58 four years ago, he has worked as a designer on over 60 shows. He also trained extensively in English Literature at Concordia University and as a visual artist both at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and through a private apprenticeship in Montreal as a glass sculptor.

Highlights from his design career include:

Production Design: The Story of My Life (Best Friends Theatre Co-op), Visiting Mr. Green, (Presentation House), L’ Hypocrite (Théâtre la Seizième), Love Fights (Solo Collective), Cinderella (Vancouver Opera), Kismet 1-100 (The Chop), La Périmètre, Comment Devenir Parfait en Trois Jours, Ecran de fumée & Des flocons pour Alicia (Théâtre la Seizième), A Picasso (Presentation House).

Set Design: 1984 (the Virtual Stage and Studio 58), Munscha Meeyah (Carousel Theatre), Playland (Pacific Theatre), Much Ado & Antony and Cleopatra (Bard on the Beach), Annie, Brighton Beach Memoirs & Thoroughly Modern Millie (Gateway), Jack Pine (Vancouver Opera), The Hobbit, Footloose, Romeo and Juliet & The Threepenny Opera (Capilano University), Sparrows (Leaky Heaven Circus).

Costume Design: A Beautiful View (Ruby Slippers), Demon Voice & The Dissemblers (Touchstone), Munsch Alley (Carousel Theatre), Holy Mo (Pacific Theatre), The Thing About Men, (Arts Club), Provincial Essays (Lola Dance), Three Viewings (Presentation House).

Visit http://www.drewfacey.com.

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