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media designer + creative producer

SEAN BYRUM LEO is a media designer and creative producer for live performance. He makes work that is deeply rooted in storytelling, that investigates the use of media as a performative tool, and uses technology to explore minimalist spectacle.

In addition to his practice as a designer, Sean has worked in New York City's cultural sector for several years. He has produced festivals of exciting genre-defying performances, managed venues and welcomed audiences all over New York, supported artists in the creation of new projects, and helped fill a hotel with bespoke murals in every room.


A born and raised New Yorker, he holds a BA from Bard College's Theater and Performance Program. Sean will be teaching at Sarah Lawrence College in the Fall of 2020 and has also taught at Carnegie Mellon University while pursing his MFA in Video & Media Design.

Photo by Maria Baranova

Brooklyn, NY - Pittsburgh, PA

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