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Ricky Lurie is a New York-based costume designer, specializing in theater and dance.
Some of Ricky's favorite New York design credits include Life Could Be A Dream (Cortland Repertory), Godspell (The Gallery Players), The Singapore Mikado (Theater 2020), and Churchill, the play (Off-Broadway at New World Stages). Ricky spent 1 year working at the Stella Adler Acting Studio, designing productions of Peer Gynt, Fen, and Lysistrata. Before moving to New York, Ricky designed and assisted on over 60 shows in the Chicago area. He had the privilege of working with Redtwist Theater, Fox Valley Repertory, Light Opera Works, Bailiwick Theater, Red Tape Theater, Oak Park Festival Theatre, CityLit Theater, American Blues Theater, and Route 66.
Ricky is the associate costume designer on Anastasia. Opening at the Hartford Stage in 2016, the musical transferred to Broadway in 2017, earning a Tony Award nomination for Best Costume Design in a Musical. He Ricky has also served as the associate designer on various regional theater productions including October Sky (Old Globe, San Diego), A Raisin in the Sun (Timeline Theater, Chicago), and Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West (Timeline Theater, Chicago).
Additionally, Ricky has designed several dance pieces for the University of Hartford Hartt School of Dance. He has also had the pleasure of being the the assistant designer on numerous ballets including Whipped Cream (American Ballet Theater), The Nutcracker (Charlotte Ballet and Kansas City Ballet), Swan Lake (Kansas City Ballet, additional costumes), and The Enchanted Toyshop (Richmond Ballet). Ricky can also be seen serving as the costume consultant at American Dance Machine for the 21st Century and the Chita River Awards.
Ricky, a proud member of USA 829, received his MFA in Production and Costume Design from Ohio University and his BA in Theater Design from Columbia College Chicago. He also completed a professional internship with Gregg Barnes Studio, where he gained valuable costume design experience working on the Broadway production of Aladdin.