Mr. Tazewell has designed extensively for theatre, dance and opera.
Selected credits: Broadway: Noise/Funk (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! Liíl Abner, Once Around the City, Before It Hits Home, Playboy of the West Indies (Lincoln Center Theater). Joseph Papp Public Theater: Boston Marriage, One Flea Spare, Henry V, Venus, Blade to the Heat. Regional: Arena Stage, Guthrie Theater, Goodman Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Center Stage, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Seattle Rep, Trinity Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Alliance Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, Glimmerglass Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Boston Ballet.
Award and honors: Lortel Award (On the Town), two Helen Hayes Awards (African Company, Richard III, Peer Gynt), a Michael Merritt Award and the AUDELCO Award (Harlem Song), the TDF Irene Sharaff Young Master Award and a Princess Grace Fellowship.
Graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and NYU Tisch School.