Carey Wong has worked for over 30 years as a stage designer and arts administrator in the United States and Canada. He has designed sets and/or costumes for nearly 250 productions of operas, plays, musicals, and theatrical entertainments. Currently a freelance designer and theatre consultant based in the Pacific Northwest, he was General Production Manager and Resident Designer of Portland Opera for 8 seasons, and Artistic Administrator and Resident Designer of Opera Memphis for two seasons during the first decade of his career.
Among the regional opera companies that Mr. Wong has designed new productions for are Seattle Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Kentucky Opera, Opera Carolina, Opera/Omaha, Edmonton Opera, Calgary Opera, San Francisco’s Western Opera Theater, New York’s Valhalla Wagnerfest, Orlando Opera, Anchorage Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Tacoma Opera, Knoxville Opera, Augusta Opera, Piedmont Opera Theatre, Sugar Creek Symphony and Song, Long Beach Opera, and Eugene Opera.
Additionally, Carey Wong has designed environmental and commercial installations for art galleries and non-profit organizations including the American Institute of Architects—Portland Chapter, the University of Oregon Art Museum, the Corvallis Arts Center, the 1992 Anchorage Winter Olympics Organizing committee, and Tacoma’s Opera Alley business consortium.
Visit Carey Wong’s website at careywong.com