Stage Design

Dracula
Dracula

Lucy's Bedroom, Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Colwel Playhouse, Director: Tom Mitchell, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu, 1/2" model

Dracula
Dracula

Dracula's Castle, Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Colwel Playhouse, Director: Tom Mitchell, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu, 1/2" model

moorish wall
moorish wall

Dracula
Dracula

Lucy's Bedroom, Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Colwel Playhouse, Director: Tom Mitchell, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu, 1/2" model

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Fences
Fences

By August Wilson, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Fences (other angles)
Fences (other angles)

By August Wilson, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Fences
Fences

By August Wilson, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

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By Liz Lockhead

Krannert Center for Performing Arts

Colwel Playhouse

Director: Tom Mitchell

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Great Thanks to my mentor Regina Garcia

Dracula

Fences

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Great Thanks to my Mentor Scott Bradley

Glass protege
Glass protege

Written By Dylan Costello Directed by John Nasca Set Design by Tianyu Qiu Theater Wit Scale: 1/2"=1'-0

Master Ground Plan
Master Ground Plan

Glass protege
Glass protege

Written By Dylan Costello Directed by John Nasca Set Design by Tianyu Qiu Theater Wit

Glass protege
Glass protege

Written By Dylan Costello Directed by John Nasca Set Design by Tianyu Qiu Theater Wit Scale: 1/2"=1'-0

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Enchanted April Act 1
Enchanted April Act 1

Des Plaines Playhouse Dir. Peter Rasey Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu Act II Model Scale: 1/4"=1'-0

ACT1 Sketch and Color
ACT1 Sketch and Color

Des Plaines Playhouse Dir. Peter Rasey Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu Act I Model

Enchanted April Act 2
Enchanted April Act 2

Des Plaines Playhouse Dir. Peter Rasey Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Enchanted April Act 1
Enchanted April Act 1

Des Plaines Playhouse Dir. Peter Rasey Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu Act II Model Scale: 1/4"=1'-0

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2015 Broadway World Award Chicago: Best Set Design

Playwright: Dylan Costello

Theater Wit

Director: John Nasca

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

 

 

Glass Protege

Enchanted April

Playwright: Matthew Barber

Des Plaines Playhouse

Director: Peter Rasey

Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

 

 

Cabaret
Cabaret

Citadel Theater Director: Robert Estrin Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Cabaret
Cabaret

Citadel Theater Director: Robert Estrin Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Cabaret sign
Cabaret sign

Citadel Theater Director: Robert Estrin Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Cabaret
Cabaret

Citadel Theater Director: Robert Estrin Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

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Don't Dress for Dinner
Don't Dress for Dinner

Written by Marc Camoletti Citadel Theater Directed by Robert Estrin Set Designed by Tianyu Qiu

Don't Dress for Dinner
Don't Dress for Dinner

Written by Marc Camoletti Citadel Theater Directed by Robert Estrin Set Designed by Tianyu Qiu

Don't Dress for Dinner
Don't Dress for Dinner

Written by Marc Camoletti Citadel Theater Directed by Robert Estrin Set Designed by Tianyu Qiu

Don't Dress for Dinner
Don't Dress for Dinner

Written by Marc Camoletti Citadel Theater Directed by Robert Estrin Set Designed by Tianyu Qiu

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Composer: John Kander

Playwright: Joe Masteroff

Lyricist: Fred Ebb

Citadel Theater

Director: Robert Estrin

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

 

Cabaret

Don't Dress for Dinner

Playwright: Marc Camoletti

Citadel Theater

Director: Robert Estrin

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

 

From White Plains
From White Plains

By Michael Perlman, Greenhouse Theatre, Director: Spenser Davis, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu, "A sharp and relevant Chicago Premiere" and "Winner of the 2013 GLAAD Media Award"

From White Plains
From White Plains

From White Plains
From White Plains

From White Plains
From White Plains

By Michael Perlman, Greenhouse Theatre, Director: Spenser Davis, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu, "A sharp and relevant Chicago Premiere" and "Winner of the 2013 GLAAD Media Award"

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By Michael Perlman 

Greenhouse Theatre, Chicago

Director: Spenser Davis 

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

 "Winner of the 2013 GLAAD Media Award"

From White Plains

Playwright: Terrence McNally

Pride Plays and Films

Director: David Zak

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

 

Some Man

The Clean House
The Clean House

By Sarah Ruhl, Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago, Director: Emmi Hilger, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

The Clean House
The Clean House

By Sarah Ruhl, Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago, Director: Emmi Hilger, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

The Clean House
The Clean House

By Sarah Ruhl, Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago, Director: Emmi Hilger, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

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Lydie Breeze
Lydie Breeze

By John Guare, Greenhouse Theatre, Director: Jeremy Garrett, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Lydie Breeze
Lydie Breeze

By John Guare, Greenhouse Theatre, Director: Jeremy Garrett, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Lydie Breeze
Lydie Breeze

By John Guare, Greenhouse Theatre, Director: Jeremy Garrett, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Lydie Breeze
Lydie Breeze

By John Guare, Greenhouse Theatre, Director: Jeremy Garrett, Set Designer: Tianyu Qiu

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By Sarah Ruhl 

Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago

Director: Emmi Hilger 

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

The Clean House

By John Guare

Greenhouse Theatre, Chicago

Director: Jeremy Garrett

Scenic Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Lydie Breeze

La Traviata
La Traviata

Photo right reserved to Lyric Opera of Chicago

Traviata table rendering
Traviata table rendering

La Traviata Lyric Opera of Chicago Set Designer: Riccardo Hernandez Prop Designer: Tianyu Qiu

Traviata cake A
Traviata cake A

La Traviata Lyric Opera of Chicago Set Designer: Riccardo Hernandez Prop Designer: Tianyu Qiu

La Traviata
La Traviata

Photo right reserved to Lyric Opera of Chicago

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La Traviata

Composed by Giuseppe Verdi

Adapted from The Lady of Camellias

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Scenic Designer: Riccardo Hernandez

Prop Designer: Tianyu Qiu

La Traviata