No photo available. Represent Jennifer Tipton? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 5,245,107 this week

Jennifer Tipton

Jennifer Tipton was born in 1937 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. She is known for her work on The Pirates of Penzance (1980), The Catherine Wheel (1982) and Don Quixote (Kitri's Wedding), a Ballet in Three Acts (1984). See full bio »

Awards Central

Check out IMDb's full coverage of all the major awards events, including the Critics Choice Awards, Gotham Awards, and more.

Visit our Awards Central section

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jennifer Tipton's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Pirates of Penzance
The Pirates of Penzance Camera and Electrical Department
The Catherine Wheel
The Catherine Wheel Camera and Electrical Department
Don Quixote (Kitri's Wedding), a Ballet in Three Acts
Manon Lescaut
Manon Lescaut Camera and Electrical Department


Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (12 credits)
 2008-2015 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (lighting designer - 5 episodes)
- Verdi: Il Trovatore (2015) ... (lighting designer)
- Donizetti: Maria Stuarda (2013) ... (lighting designer)
- Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (2012) ... (lighting designer)
- Verdi: Il Trovatore (2011) ... (lighting designer)
- Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel (2008) ... (lighting designer: stage)
 2000-2013 Great Performances (TV Series) (lighting designer - 4 episodes)
- Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris (2013) ... (lighting designer)
- Il Postino (2011) ... (lighting designer)
- The Merry Widow (2002) ... (lighting designer)
- 'Jewels' from the Paris Opera Ballet (2000) ... (lighting designer)
 2011 Die Zauberflöte il Flauto Magico (lighting designer)
 2010 Don Giovanni (lighting designer)
 1985-2004 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (lighting designer - 2 episodes)
- Acts of Ardor: Two Dances by Paul Taylor (2004) ... (lighting designer)
- Baryshnikov by Tharp (1985) ... (lighting designer)
 1998 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1997 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1997 Breakfast with the Arts (TV Series) (lighting designer - 1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1997) ... (lighting designer: archive footage)
 1984 Don Quixote (Kitri's Wedding), a Ballet in Three Acts (TV Movie) (lighting designer)
 1982 The Catherine Wheel (TV Movie) (original production lighting)
 1980 The Pirates of Penzance (TV Movie) (lighting design)
 1977/I The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (lighting designer - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Art department (1 credit)
 1994 Rave Review (assistant props)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 2009 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1989 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Design Awards (1989) ... Herself
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Winner: Best Lighting Design
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Winner: Best Lighting Design

Personal Details

Other Works:

She designed the lighting for American Ballet Theatre's production of "In the Upper Room", with music by Philip Glass. See more »

Did You Know?


She is Principal Lighting Designer for the Paul Taylor Dance Company. See more »

Message Boards

Discuss Jennifer Tipton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page