Brett Banakis is a set designer for theatre and opera based in Brooklyn, NY. Brett is excited to be continuing his collaboration with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set designer Christine Jones. Collaborations with Christine include the design of the auditoriums, lobby spaces and external marquees for productions of Harry Potter in New York, Melbourne, San Francisco and Hamburg. Additionally, they have co-designed The Cher Show and the upcoming The Devil Wears Prada (Broadway). Other collaborations: Let the Right One In (NTS, St. Ann’s Warehouse), What’s It All About? (NYTW, West End) and Whorl Inside a Loop (Second Stage). Brett’s recent New York credits include Ghost Light (LCT3), Big Love (Signature) and Sunday (Atlantic). As associate set designer: The Glass Menagerie, Old Times, Doctor Zhivago, The Last Ship, If/Then, Hands on a Hardbody and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Broadway), as well as Rigoletto and La traviata (Metropolitan Opera).