Joe C. Klug
Joe C. Klug is a live performance Scenic Designer whose goal is to re-engage an audience that is disconnected by a social media driven society. Through his work exploring, shifting, and challenging the traditional relationship between audience and performance, he aims to connect viewers in new ways with stage-based stories. Joe’s paradigm-changing scenic design work has been seen in theaters across the country. In 2018 Live Design acknowledged Joe’s impact in “30 Under 30,” a feature on the young movers and shakers rising to the forefront of their field. In 2020 Joe was honored with Live Design and USITT’s Rising Star Award, recognizing emerging professionals for their artistic achievement. Joe is a proud member of USA Local 829 and an Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at the School of Theatre, Film & Television at the University of Arizona.