Sean Fanning is a Southern California based set designer specializing in scenic design for the stage.
Current & upcoming work: Silent Sky (Lamb's Players), Shockheaded Peter (Cygnet Theatre), Damn Yankees (San Diego Musical Theatre), Cirque Electrique (SeaWorld San Diego) Animal Crackers, The Legend of Georgia McBride (Cygnet Theatre), Evita, Black Pearl Sings (San Diego Repertory Theatre).
He received the first Craig Noel Award for Designer of the Year for his body of work in 2016. Recent designs: Bad Jews, On the Twentieth Century, Seven Guitars & King Hedley II, Gypsy (Cygnet Theatre Company), Manifest Destinitis, The Oldest Boy (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Full Gallop (The Old Globe), #supershinysara POP tour (La Jolla Playhouse), My Mañana Comes (Marin Theatre Company), Mystery of Love and Sex, The Boy Who Danced on Air, Now or Later (Diversionary Theatre), Brownsville Song (b-side for tray) (Moxie Theatre). Honky (San Diego Repertory Theatre, 2014 Craig Noel Award Nomination), The Little Mermaid, Rock of Ages, Titanic (Rocky Mountain Repertory) Menopause the Musical (Harrah's Las Vegas).
Sean is a member of USA Local 829. He has taught at UC San Diego, and holds an MFA in Scenic Design for Theatre, Television, and Film from San Diego State University, as well as a B.A. in Technical Theatre from Sonoma State University.