Will Lowry is a multidisciplinary designer, a Creative Partner with Flux Theatre Ensemble (NYC), and an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Lehigh University (PA). He has designed scenery, costumes, and lighting for regional theaters and colleges around the country, including: Mill Mountain Theatre (VA), Warehouse Theatre (SC), Playhouse on Park (CT), Birmingham Children's Theatre (AL), Red Mountain Theatre Company (AL), Palace Theatre/Spirit of the Dance Productions (SC/UK), Glow Lyric Theatre (SC), Curtain Call Theatre (NY), California Theatre Center (CA), Furman University (SC), Southeast Missouri State University (MO), Lehigh University (PA), Lafayette College (PA), College of Southern Nevada (NV), and numerous productions off-off Broadway in NYC. He served as assistant to the costume designer for After Midnight and Motown: the Musical, and he contributed to multiple other Broadway and off-Broadway productions as the studio assistant for six-time Tony-award winning Broadway costume designer William Ivey Long. In addition to design work, he has created commissioned graphics for the Broadway costume design teams of Big Fish, Cabaret, Baby It's You, and Addams Family as well as illustrations for the private sector.
AJAX IN IRAQ
Will Lowry's set is the best "mash-up" of Iraq and Troy in the entire production. A blood-soaked tent fits easily into either world, and a map of Iraq drawn in sand on the ground, which is then effaced during the play, symbolizes the messiness of war in a simple but arresting manner. - Backstage
With a set design by Will Lowry that is so elegant it creates the world while giving the chorus so much free space to move [. . .] Ajax in Iraq is a true achievement in ensemble, performance, and technical theatre.
- Broadway World
ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Director Richard St. Peter, a Clemson University professor, has completely re-invented the wheel for this incarnation and set the musical in a 1970s night club designed by the amazing Will Lowry. His impressive two-story set features a catwalk and cabaret seating, lamé stage curtains and multiple points of entry including a staircase, trap door, ladder and a fire (or stripper) pole, which provides some of the show’s more memorable and entertaining entrances. - The Greenville News
THE THREEPENNY OPERA
The show looks terrific. The design team — Will Lowry (sets), Margaret Rose Caterisano (costumes), Kevin Frazier (lighting and sound), Taylor Jensen (props) and Dakota Adams (make-up) — does first-rate work in evoking a grungy Victorian setting amid wooden scaffolding. - The Greenville News
Will Lowry's fanciful costumes are superb.
- The Greenville News
Costumer Will Lowry has really dug deep into barrel of innovation for the multitude of costumes. In addition to all of those costumes for the main roles described previously, he has laced the entire production with sweet touches of artistry [. . .]
- Carolina Curtain Call
JANE THE PLAIN
Will Lowry’s ingenious set design works hand in hand with the script’s narration, taking us from the halls of a high school to the depths of a forest and the middle of a lake. - New York Theatre Review
I also want to point out the amazing scenic design by Will Lowry. Both low-fi and wonderfully clever, he set up a stage that’s somehow several high school memories all blended together. - The Arts Wire Weekly
HEARTS LIKE FISTS
Flux Theater Ensemble, including director Kelly O’Donnell, the design team featuring Will Lowry (scenes), Janie Bullard (sounds), Stephanie Levin (costumes), Kia Rogers (lights), and Adam Swiderski (fights) have produced such a tight, well envisioned and executed performance that you may forget you’re in Long Island City and not on Broadway. - Cultural Capitol
Will Lowry’s scenic design is impressive, all pipes and frames that suggest a gritty urban feel without being too obtrusive. - Broadway World
And Will Lowry wins the pot brownie prize for his production design and lighting. The entire Playhouse is decorated with flower power and Day-Glo colors including its arena style stage with its playful merry-go-round. [. . .] His lighting cues are vast and really spectacular, particularly in the second act when Claude has a bad trip. - Carolina Curtain Call
Will Lowry’s minimalist set design [. . .] is wonderfully evocative. - New York Press
The set [...] was kept brilliantly and elegantly simple by designer Will Lowry. - The New York Review of Science Fiction
The technical elements are startlingly detailed, from Janie Bullard's Sound Design, Will Lowry's detailed Costume Designs, Charles Murdock's impressionistic yet livable set, Kia Rogers' Lighting Design, and Sarah Slagle's Prop Design, all are at the top of their game. - Broadway World
[Playwright Gus Schulenburg] is aided by the impressive attention to detail provided by set designer Will Lowry. Lowry takes the modest Losaida Center performance space and transforms it into a lived-in office/lounge. - Theatre is Easy