Vivienne Liu is a New York based Scenic Designer and Visual Artist. She is passionate about creating visual experiences that will excite people’s imagination. She believes that strong and sophisticated design has the potential of creating lasting impact, which makes her job both challenging and full of excitement.
Vivienne always goes above and beyond with her design, trying to push the limits of theatrical experiences through her imagination. She also has a strong attention to detail and constant pursuit of excellence, as she regards the execution equally important as the design.
Her recent theatre credits include: Tiger at the Gates (Carnegie Mellon), New Work Series (City Theatre), Zémire et Azor (Carnegie Mellon). She also assisted Tony Award-winning scenic designer Rachel Hauck, Helen Hayes Best Set Design Nominee Paul Tate dePoo III and world-famous opera and ballet set and costume designer Robert Perdziola.
In addition to her work in theater, Vivienne also has designed sets for fashion shows and editorials. Her works have been published in Creem Magazine, Lucy’s Magazine and NYFW: Men’s. Her interest in developing strong and unforgettable visual experiences remains true in her fashion set design works.
Before completing her MFA in Scenic Design at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, Vivienne received her BFA from Washington University in St. Louis, majoring in Fine Arts. She was born and raised in China, and speaks both Mandarin and Japanese.