Neil Patel (designer)
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|Residence||New York City, New York|
|Education||Yale University (BA)|
University of California, San Diego (MFA)
Neil Patel is an American production designer and set designer. He designs for theatre, opera, film and television, and has been awarded the Helen Hayes Award and two Obie Awards for his work. Productions have included Side Man and Oleanna, on Broadway, Mughal E Azam in National Centre for the Performing Arts (India) Mumbai and Delhi , Dead Man’s Cell Phone, and Dinner with Friends.
He is a graduate of Yale College and the University of California, San Diego. Patel has designed productions for theater, opera and dance throughout the world. He designed Warren Leight’s Tony Award winning play Side Man on Broadway, London's West End, and the Kennedy Center; 'night, Mother, Oleanna, (title of show) and Time and the Conways  on Broadway and Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize winning Dinner With Friends off-Broadway and on national tour.
Patel has designed at the Guthrie Theater, the Steppenwolf Theater, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court Theatre, the Gate Theatre, the Edinburgh International Festival, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music among many regional companies in the United States and abroad. Since 1997 he has been a member of Anne Bogart’s SITI Company.
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