Bozkurt “bozzy” Karasu
Bozkurt “bozzy” Karasu began working on stage in 1991 in Istanbul, Turkey as a production crew member of the Istanbul Festivals organized by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts… After working as a free-lancer production manager and designer there for 13 years he moved to NYC in 2003 to join The Wooster Group as a company member and later moved to MIT Theater Arts as a technical instructor in October 2012. Besides The Wooster Group he collaborated with and designed for a wide array of artists and ensembles within last decade such as Wesley Savick, Findlay//Sandsmark, Armitage Gone! Dance, Richard Maxwell and the New York City Players, The Watermill Center and Robert Wilson, Butch Morris (1947 – 2013), Mestre Joao Grande, Sarah Michelson, Bruce Odland, No Theater, Radiohole, The Collapsable Giraffe, American Repertory Theater, Dan Graham, Cynthia Hopkins and Jack Warren. Recent works include Technical Direction of the International Summer Program of The Watermill Center by Robert Wilson (July and August 2014); Lighting and Video Design for the “The Saint Plays” written by Erik Ehn, Directed by Wesley Savick (November 2014); Sound and Video Design for “Bride, Widow and Hag” written by Kim Rosenstock, directed by Shira Milikowsky (January 2015); Consulting in the construction of Performances Venues within Koc Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul – Turkey (ongoing), Videography for Paddy Saul Band (ongoing) and Technical Supervision for Findlay // Sandsmark, Stavanger – Norway (ongoing).