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Bad Sandy Set Design

Sandy Yaklin

Sandy (Saundra) Yaklin is a freelance scenic designer, art director & fabricator.  She is the resident designer for Gideon Productions, runs The Sand Box and has started a web database for trading theater & film goods, the Sh.I.T. List (  Sandy is also a lawyer and has a keen interest in reducing waste and improving our environmental practices.


Current projects include A Flea in Her Ear (Lee Stasberg Theatre & Film Institure) and Merchant of Venice (Secret Theatre).

Sandy Yaklin


Recent theatrical set design includes Universal Robots (Gideon, Sheen Center); Romeo & Juliet (Stages on the Sound, tour); The Honeycomb Trilogy (Gideon, The Gym at Judson); The Importance of Being Earnest (Titan, Queens Theater); Office Politics (Longview, Abingdon's June Havoc, 2016 IT Award nom-Set Design); Lickspittles, Buttonholers & Damned Pernicious Go-betweens (Boomerang,Teatro Circulo); The Temple or Lebensraum (Tin Drum, The Brick, 2015 IT Award nom-Set Design); The Estrogenius Festival (manhattantheatersource, 4th Street Theatre); The Understudy (Secret Theatre); Richard 3 (Queens Players, Secret Theatre); Frankenstein Upstairs (Gideon, Secret Theatre, 2014 IT Award nom-Outstanding Production); and Advance Man (Gideon, Secret Theatre, IT Award-Outstanding Play Premiere). 


Recent film & video projects include Alina (Myopia, production designer, feature); spec commercial (Gingersnap, production designer); Rani Float (We Fly Coach, props master, commercial)Joe (art director, short); Gotham Awards 2013 - 2015 (IFP awards set, technical director/fabricator); Avant Gardner (Lindsay Katt, art director, music videos); April Flowers (Polyphony Creative/MozzleStead, production designer, feature); The Song of Two Suns (art director/model fabricator, short); The Paper Store (Front Wheel Productions, scenic designer, feature); Freak Me (art director, pilot).


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