Princess Grace Statue Award, 2004

Princess Grace Award
Theater Fellowship, 1993
Arena Stage



Paul Tazewell has over twenty-six years of experience designing. He has designed extensively in the United States and internationally for theatre, dance and opera. Paul most recently received an Emmy Award for his costume design for “The Wiz! Live.”.  Other selected credits include: Film: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Cine Mosaic/HBO); Broadway: Hamilton (Tony Award Winner), Side Show, Doctor Zhivago, Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk (Tony Nomination), Memphis (Tony Nomination), In the Heights (Tony Nomination), The Color Purple (Tony Nomination), A Streetcar Named Desire (Tony Nomination), On the Town, Def Poetry Jam, Elaine Strich at Liberty, Fascinating Rhythm. Off-Broadway: Flesh and Blood, Harlem Song, Dina Was, City Center Encores! Li’l Abner, Once Around the City, Before It Hits Home, Playboy of the West Indies (Lincoln Center Theatre). The Public Theatre: Privacy, Barbecue, Boston Marriage, One Flea Spare, Henry V, Venus, Blade to the Heat. Regional: Arena Stage, The Guthrie Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Center Stage, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Seattle Rep, Trinity Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, The Alliance Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Glimmerglass Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Boston Ballet. Paul is a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and NYU Tisch School of the Arts.