Karen Perry has long been considered a master in her profession. Within a three decade career, Karen has built an incredible body of work on stage and screen. A native New Yorker, she began designing for the stage in the late 80s.
Her earlier film and stag works include The Brother from Another Planet directed by John Sayles, a hit musical Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk at the Public Theater NBC's Saturday Night Live, HBO's Strapped directed by Forrest Whittaker in which she recieved a Costume Designer Guild nomination.
Her recent theater credits include Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine and Two Trains Running at Two River, Autumn's Harvest and Trouble in Mind at Lincoln Center Theater, Happiest Song Plays Last at Second Stage, The Piano Lesson, My Children, My Africa at Signature Theatre and Things of Dry Hours at New York Theatre Workshop. Her regional credits include eight of the two August Wilson's plays.
Karen is a recipient of 6 AUDELCO Awards as well as a Lucille Lortel and Costume Designer Guild Award.