James J. Burwinkel, M. Arch.
Professor of Theatre
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
St. Louis University
Burwinkel Production+Design has been a part of a broad range of projects from scenic and lighting design for theatre to production of sets and special effects for industrial videos and live business meetings.
Offers full services from initial conceptualization to complete shop documents. Clients include: Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Suzanne Sessions, Inc., The Bi-State Development Agency, The St. Louis Art Museum, Celebrate St. Louis, Our Lady of the Snows Shrine, Southwestern Bell, Maritz Corporation, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, The St. Louis Black Repertory Company, Theatre Project Company, Theatre Factory St. Louis, Mt. Holyoke College Summer Theatre, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Mankato State University and The St. Louis Conservatory and School for the Arts.
BPD has provided architectural planning services for theatre renovations for The City of Edwardsville, IL, The St. Louis Conservatory and School for the Arts, Mt. Holyoke College Summer Theatre and The St. Louis Black Repertory Company.
In association with Suzanne Sessions, Inc: 12 at The Ferrari Experience, Abu Dhabi, Ice Castle at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Voyage to Atlantis at Sea World San Diego, Lemans at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Irish Village at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Launchpad Luncheonette at Water Country USA
The Woody Award for Outstanding Scenic Design, 2004:
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
The Woody Award for Outstanding Lighting Design, 2004:
The Woody Award for Outstanding Scenic Design, 1999:
Screened In Porch
The Woody Award for Outstanding Scenic Design, 1998:
The Tap Dance Kid
The Woody Award for Outstanding Scenic Design, 1996:
The Woody Award for Outstanding Lighting Design, 1996:
The American Institute of Architects Medal for Excellence in the Study of Architecture, 1992
The American Institute of Architects/Ranft Scholarship, 1991-92
Pella Architectural Scholarship, 1990-91
The Missouri Architectural Fellowship, 1990-91,1989-90
Washington University Dean's Scholarship, 1989-90
The Otto Kvapil Award for Distinctive Contributions to the Xavier University Theatre Program, 1983
The Ohio Board of Regents Scholarship, 1979-1983
Xavier University President's Scholarship, 1979-1983
Master of Architecture, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 1992
Bachelor of Arts, Theatre, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984