timgsetdesign timgolebiewski scenic designer
Since falling in love with the theater in 1992, Tim Golebiewski has designed scenery for over 300 productions and directed, designed other areas, or has otherwise been involved in many more. He received his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh (Theatre Arts major, Studio Arts minor) and went on directly to complete his M.A. in Production/Design, also from Pitt. While working toward his M.A., he had the opportunity to design scenery, lights, costumes, and direct numerous productions while also studying theatre history and theory.
Upon completion of his M.A., he relocated to New York City, where he freelanced extensively as a set designer, scenic artist, lighting designer, director and event designer for ten years. During this time, he had the pleasure of working as assistant to multiple Daytime Emmy Award winner Bob Phillips on numerous theatrical productions. He then went on to join the faculty of Connecticut College as a Lecturer, where he taught full time while also serving as Resident Set Designer, Scenic Charge and props advisor for five years.
In 2011, he left that position to work towards his M.F.A. in Design (Scenic Design Concentration) at the University of Connecticut. While there he was able to hone his craft while acquiring new perspectives on design and receiving extensive training with modern technologies. He was able to become proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop and Vectorworks while also receiving training in additional programs utilized for producing content for projection design.
In 2014 he returned to New York, where he immediately began working professionally again. In the last three years he has gained numerous regional credits, opened two Off Broadway shows, designed for the PlayStation Theater, assisted Broadway designer Jim Youmans, worked as a draftsman for numerous broadcast projects, including the 2018 Winter Olympics. Starting in 2015, Tim joined the faculty of Five Towns College, where he helped develop and launch a Design/Tech concentration within their Theatre Arts BFA program. He is excited to see what's next.