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Projection Designer

Sean Nieuwenhuis

Last updated: October 17, 2022

Sean Nieuwenhuis is a Canadian projection and media designer whose work encompasses a wide variety of stage, screen, and event projects. Nieuwenhuis' work adapts ever evolving presentation technology and tools to help tell stories.

Theatrical credits include SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, Dr. Zhivago and Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway, The Who’s Tommy, JCS, Wanderlust, Evita and Cabaret at the Stratford Festival, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, JCS, SUMMER and Sideways at the La Jolla Playhouse, Christopher Plummers’ one man show A Word or Two for the Ahmanson Theatre and The Stratford Festival, Rear Window at the Hartford Stage, The Mountaintop, Little Prince and Mary and Max for Theatre Calgary and Anne of Green Gables for the Charlottetown Festival.

Past opera credits include Faust for the Metropolitan Opera, Macbeth at the L.A. Opera, The Manchurian Candidate for Minnesota Opera, Vancouver Opera’s production of Nixon In China which has also been presented by the San Francisco Opera, Kanas City, W.O.O. Dublin, and the Royal Swedish Opera. Nieuwenhuis also designed the projections for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star.

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