Michael Ganio joins director Kate Buckley and The Clarence Brown Theatre for the first time as scenic designer for this production of The Trip to Bountiful. Most recently he has designed Romeo and Juliet for the Denver Center Theatre Company, Other Desert Cities for Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis, and Henry V for Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Later this spring he will be designing The Pirates of Penzance for Portland Opera.  His work has been seen at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, The Denver Center Theatre Company, Chicago Opera Theatre, and Virginia Opera, among other American performing arts companies. He was recently named  Head of Scenic Design at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University California, Irvine.