|Education|| King's College, Pennsylvania (BA)|
Yale University (MFA)
|Occupation||Production designer, scenic designer, costume designer|
Santo Richard Loquasto (born July 26, 1944) is an American production designer, scenic designer, and costume designer for stage, film, and dance.
His work has included the films Big , Radio Days , Cafe Society , Blue Jasmine , Desperately Seeking Susan , Alice , and Zelig . His work on stage is extensive and includes Hello, Dolly! , Movin' Out , Fosse , Ragtime , The Cherry Orchard, Grand Hotel , Cafe Crown , the ballet Don Quixote , Glengary Glen Ross , and Fences .
Loquasto has won a British Academy Film Award, five Drama Desk Awards, and has garnered four Tony Awards. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a total of twenty-three Tony Awards. In 2004, Loquasto was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.
Loquasto has a bachelor's degree in English literature from King's College, Pennsylvania and a master's of fine arts from Yale Drama School. He started his career as a designer at the Showcase Theatre in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
After working in regional theater since 1969, Loquasto has worked on approximately 100 Broadway productions, either as scenic designer, costume designer, or both. His first Broadway production was Sticks and Bones in 1972, and his most recent productions have been Carousel and The Iceman Cometh , both in 2018.He has received 21 Tony Award nominations for his work as either costume or scenic designer, and has won four times. He has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design three times, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design once.
Loquasto has been a production designer for many Woody Allen films,and was nominated for the Academy Award for his production design for Allen's Bullets over Broadway and Radio Days , and for costume design for Zelig .
Loquasto is a first cousin of Indy car driver Al Loquasto and a distant cousin of civil engineer and author Angelo F. Coniglio. The family is descended from Libertino lo Guasto, a foundling born in Serradifalco in 1796.
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