Mordecai Gorelik

Mordecai Gorelik

Fellow: Awarded 1935
Field of Study: Theatre Arts
Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Theatre Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

GORELIK, MORDECAI:  Appointed for a study of the influence, in the theatre, of scientific and industrial technique upon methods of scene design and staging, abroad; tenure, twelve months from December 1, 1935.

Born August 25, 1899, in Russia. Education: Pratt Institute School of Fine Arts, 1917–20.

Instructor, 1921–22, School of the Theatre, New York City; Instructor, 1925, Cornish School, Seattle; Scenic Director, 1928–32, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York City; Designer, 1931—, Group Theatre.

Theatrical productions designed:  The Bitter Fantasy, 1923; King Hunger, 1924; Processional, 1925; Sister Beatrice, 1925; The Last Love, 1926; Nirvana, 1926; The Moon is a Gong, 1926; Loud Speaker, 1927; The Final Balance, 1928; God, Man and Devil, 1928; Shylock, 1930; Uncle Moses, 1931; 1931—, 1931; Success Story, 1932; Big Night, 1933; Little Ol’ Boy, 1933; Men in White, 1933; All Good Americans, 1933; Gentlewoman, 1934; Sailors of Cattaro, 1934.

Publications:  Articles in The Arts, Contempo, New Theatre, New Masses, Theatre Arts Monthly.

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