Christopher Acebo

CHRISTOPHER ACEBO (Set Designer) is the Associate Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon and is thrilled to finally be working with Dámaso at Artists Rep! 

Christopher has designed several world-premiere plays including All The Way (OSF/ART/BROADWAY 2014 Tony Award for Best Play), Head Over Heels by Jeff Whitty and the Go Go's, Fingersmith by Alexa Junge, The Great Society, The Clean House, Cloudlands, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabbler, My Wandering Boy, Hold Please, The Beard of Avon, Electricidad (Garland Award – Best Costumes), Equivocation (OSF/Seattle Rep/Arena Stage), Throne of Blood (OSF/BAM Next Wave Festival), Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, The Tenth Muse, Living Out, and Peace, Water & Power, Border Town, Palestine New Mexico, Zorro in Hell and Chavez Ravine by Culture Clash, among others.

For seven years he was an ensemble member of the nationally acclaimed Cornerstone Theatre Company and has had the privilege of designing at many major regional theatres including the Goodman, Guthrie, Lincoln Center, CTG, ART, Yale Rep, Seattle Rep, South Coast Rep, Denver Center, Portland Center Stage, Artists Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, and Berkeley Rep to name a few.

He currently serves as a Commissioner with the Oregon Arts Commission, on the Board of Directors for Theatre Communications Group, and has served on the Steering and Advisory Committees for the Latino Theatre Commons. He's also been on panels for the National Endowment for the Arts and for The Playwrights Center in Minneapolis and produces the Latina/o Play Project at OSF.

He is a recipient of an NEA/TCG fellowship and several awards. He received his MFA from the University of California, San Diego and his BA in Political Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.