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Miranda Friel

Third-year MFA Scenic Design Candidate


Miranda Friel is a third-year MFA candidate from Sacramento, CA. She holds a BA from Brown University and has a background in scenic art and properties fabrication, having worked in several LORT theatres—most recently The Old Globe. UC San Diego credits: Do the Stars Gaze Back? (digital), Orestes 2.0, The Underground (MFA Dance), The Gradient (WNPF ‘19), winterWORKS ‘19, An Iliad (co-design), The Misanthrope (ASD), Mother Courage and her Children (ASD). Professional design credits: Loch Ness (ASD) at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Calafia at Liberty at La Jolla Playhouse's WoW festival, Mother Russia (ASD - 2021) at La Jolla Playhouse.

UC San Diego credits


Do the Stars Gaze Back?

Orestes 2.0

The Underground

The Gradient (WNPF ‘19)

winterWORKS ‘19 (SD)

An Iliad, (Co-SD)

Mother Courage and her Children (ASD)

The Misanthrope (ASD)


BA in Theater, Brown University