Andrew Jackness

Adjunct Teacher

Film and television: Currently shooting season three of the series Blindspot for NBC, and recently completed the feature film The Chaperone. Previously he has designed pilots Members Only for ABC and Blindspot for NBC, and Untitled Wall Street Project TV movie for CBS. The Blacklist pilot and season 1, The Masters of Sex for Showtime- Emmy nominated for outstanding art direction, Everybody's Fine starring Robert DeNiro, Killshot, directed by John Madden, Stanley Tucci's films Big NightThe Impostors, and Joe Gould’s Secret, as well as RecklessPrelude to a KissLongtime Companion, and Blue Window, directed by Norman Rene; The Love LetterThe Associate with Whoopi Goldberg; Ethan Frome and Golden Gate. His work has been seen on Broadway in the 2010 musical revival of Bye Bye BirdieThe Scarlet PimpernelPrecious SonsSpoils of War, Jules Feiffer’s GrownupsThe Little Foxes starring Elizabeth Taylor, Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang, WhodunnitMichael Feinstein on Broadway, Arthur Kopit’s Wings, as well as the Hal Prince production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Whistle Down the Wind. The Kennedy Center Revivals of Carnival!  and Mr. Roberts.  He has worked with choreographer Ulysses Dove on the ballets VespersDancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, and Urban Folk Dance.  The television series Life As We Know It, Pilot episodes of Light's Out, and Off The Map; In The Gloaming for HBO.  Regional: the Charles Ludlam production of Die Fledermaus and Cosi Fan Tutte at Santa Fe Opera, Strauss’ Intermezzo at New York City Opera, Salome for Glimmerglass Opera, South Pacific for Los Angeles Civic Light Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Savageland at Washington Opera, Frida for Houston Grand Opera, and work for the Arena Stage, the Mark Taper Forum, the American Repertory Theatre, Long Wharf Theater, Seattle Rep, ACT Seattle, Hartford Stage Co., The Folger Shakespeare Theater, Yale Repertory Theater, St. Louis Rep., Dallas Theater Center, Center Stage, Virginia Stage Co., and the Williamstown Theater Festival. Off-Broadway: Jam on the Groove with Ghetto Original dance group; for the New York Shakespeare Festival; Salonika, Cinders, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream; as well as work for the Music Theater Group; Manhattan School of Music, the American Place Theater; the Roundabout Theater; Manhattan Theater Club; Circle in the Square; the Dodgers; BAM Theater Co.; Circle Rep., and the Westport Country Playhouse.   He has served as artistic associate for the Second Stage and for Playwrights Horizons, where he designed Geniuses and Wendy Wasserstein’s Isn’t it Romantic. He has been the recipient of the Obie and Carbonell awards and has been nominated for the Drama Desk and Maharam awards. As an illustrator, he has collaborated with playwright Wendy Wasserstein on a children’s book titled Pamela’s First Musical