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Email Bill at bill@billbywater.com or call 845-567-9792 

About Bill Bywater


Professional bio: Experienced commercial sculptor

For the last ten years Bill has been the lead sculptor for DKI. An architectural restoration company producing cast stonework and GFRC (Glass reinforced concrete). He has replicated numerous sculptures on historic and landmark buildings, mostly in Manhattan.

If you have been to Disney World or a Broadway show in the last twenty years, or if you watch television, chances are you have seen theatrical sculptures by Bill Bywater. Bill earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Studio Arts with a concentration in sculpture from the College of Saint Rose in New York in 1988. Since 1987 he has worked for theatrical sculpture companies, creating stage sets, props, and costumes for Broadway and television shows, restaurants, theme parks, and myriad other clients. He has created theatrical sculptures for clients as diverse as the New York City Opera, the soap opera All My Children, and the World Wrestling Federation. Bill first turned his sculpting talents on ice in 1990 and is a twenty year member of the National Ice Carvers Association.

Partial list of Broadway shows for which Bill created theatrical sculptures:

  • Sound of Music, 1998
  • Jekyll and Hyde, 1997
  • Busker Alley, 1995
  • Moon over Buffalo, 1995
  • Grand Hotel, 1994
  • Beauty and the Beast, 1994
  • Sunset Boulevard, 1994
  • Crazy for You, 1993
  • Oh Kay, 1990
  • Nick and Nora, 1991
  • Shogun, 1990
  • Artist Descending a Staircase, 1989
  • Crazy for You, 1993
  • Phantom of the Opera, 1989
  • Into the Woods, 1989

Television, stage and other productions for which Bill received production credits:

  • Alberta Dragon, Alberta Canada
  • Rugrats National Tour
  • Titanic National Tour
  • Cat in the Hat
  • Universal Studios
  • Jekyll and Hyde, New York
  • Wizard of Oz, Paramount Theater
  • Visit from an Old Lady, New York City Opera
  • Wishbone Commercial Television Campaign
  • Treasure Trove Splendor of the Seas
  • RCC Toy Story Ice Show, National Tour
  • Fudz Restaurant Bronx
  • Once Upon a Mattress, New York

1995

  • Busker Alley, New York
  • Ten Commandments, Discovery Channel
  • Oz on Ice National Tour
  • Moon over Buffalo, New York

1994

  • Dollywood Nashville
  • Sunset Boulevard, New York
  • Jerky Boys Movie
  • Cinderella, Pacific Northwest Ballet
  • Christmas Carol, Paramount Theater
  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold, New York
  • Grand Hotel, New York

1993

  • Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat National Tour
  • Lucas Live International Stage Show
  • Sunset Boulevard California (US Premier)
  • Beauty and the Beast, New York and International
  • All My Children, ABC
  • Crazy for You, New York

1992

  • Great Expectations, Papermill Playhouse
  • Four Baboons Worshiping the Sun, Lincoln Center
  • Copellia, Seattle Opera Company
  • Nutcracker

1991

  • West Point Visitors Center
  • Nick and Nora, New York
  • Miss Saigon, New York
  • Captain America Movie Promotional
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1990

  • Warlord
  • WWF Mystery Egg, World Wrestling Federation
  • A Little Night Music, New York City Opera
  • Oh Kay, New York
  • Roar of the Greasepaint..., Papermill Playhouse
  • Shogun, New York
  • Pajama Game, New York
  • City Opera Gypsy, New York
     

 

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