Jawon Kang


Jawon is a Korean-Canadian theatre designer based in Toronto. Her theatre credits include set for This is how we got here (upcoming Persephone Theatre); costume for A Poem for Rabia (Tarragon Theatre); set for Mizushobai (Tableau D’Hôte); costume for Armadillos (Factory Theatre); set and costume for Cravings (Curveball Creative); set and costume assistance for Of the Sea (Tapestry Opera & Obsidian Theatre); set for Fairview (Canadian Stage); set for Redbone Coonhound (Tarragon Theatre & Imago Theatre); design assistance for Choir Boy (Canadian Stage); set designs for Mary Stuart, Ubu Roi and Fefu and her friends (Directors’ Workshop Project/ Stratford Festival); associate set design for Death and the King’s Horseman (Stratford Festival); costume design for Venus (NTS); costume design for Mother and Child and 3..2..1 (NTS); design assistance for 21 Black Futures (Obsidian Theatre and CBC). Jawon received the 2022 Tyrone Guthrie Award for theatre design study and was nominated for outstanding scenic/projection design at the 2023 Dora Mavor Moore Award with Frank Donato and Dezmond Arnkvarn.

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