Britton Mauk is a Pittsburgh-based scenic designer. He was recently profiled as a “theatre person to watch” by AmericanTheatre.org. His design credits span musicals, straight plays, operas, and special events. Britton designs regularly for Pittsburgh Playhouse, where he earned rave reviews for shows such as Heads, Of Mice and Men, Urinetown, Into The Woods, and Wig Out!, and many more. During his time as Resident Scenic Designer at Quantum Theatre, some of his favorite designs were Chickens in the Yard and The River. He enjoys collaborating on new works, having designed the world premier of Night of the Living Dead (Microscopic Opera Co), the devised play JH: Mechanics of a Legend (The Hiawatha Project), and Tenshu Monogatari (Shadowbox Live, Columbus, OH). Britton has also designed for local companies City Theatre, Prime Stage, CLO Cabaret, and Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh, and for regional theatres CATCO in Columbus, OH, and West Virginia Public Theatre in Morgantown, WV. Britton earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Scenic Design from Carnegie Mellon University and a BFA from California Institute of the Arts. He has taught Scenic Design at Point Park University and enjoys mentoring young theater makers as part of the USITT Gateway program.