Brett J. Banakis
Brett J. Banakis is a Set Designer for theatre, opera and film based in Brooklyn, NY. Most recently, Brett’s work has been seen on the West End’s Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined, co-designed with Christine Jones. Recent NY credits include in Big Love at the Signature Theater, directed by Tina Landau (Lucille Lortel Nomination for Outstanding Set Design), O.P.C. at American Repertory Theater, and Whorl Inside a Loop at Second Stage, co-designed with Christine Jones. Brett has served as an Associate Set Designer for dozens of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and musicals, including Old Times, Doctor Zhivago, The Last Ship, If/Then, Hands on a Hardbody, and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo on Broadway, and Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera.