David Korins Biography

 
Gender: Male
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David Korins Biography

Gender: Male

David Korins is an award-winning scenic and production designer based in New York City. He is founder and principal designer of David Korins Design a multi-faceted firm that designs everything from theater, film, and television to rock concerts, immersive experiences, photo shoots, restaurants, and hospitality spaces.



His Broadway credits include Hamilton; Misery; Motown; Annie; Bring It On; Chinglish; Vanya and Sonia...; An Evening with Patti LuPone & Mandy Patinkin; Magic/Bird; Godspell; The Pee-Wee Herman Show; and Passing Strange. Opera credits include world premieres of The Gospel of Mary Magdalene at San Francisco Opera and Oscar at Santa Fe Opera. He has worked extensively both Off-Broadway and in regional theatre.



As Creative Director, David has worked with Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Bruno Mars, and Andrea Boccelli. He has collaborated with Gagosian on gallery and restaurant projects. He has designed installations for music and arts festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza, SXSW, Bonnaroo, and Outside Lands.



Mr. Korins has received Emmy and Tony nominations, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards, three Henry Hewes Design Awards, and an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Design.

David Korins Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical)
David Korins, Misery
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
David Korins, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Set Design
David Korins, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Scenic Design
David Korins, Here Lies Love
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical)
David Korins, Here Lies Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Set Design
David Korins, Chinglish
David KorinsAssistance
 
The Hewes Awards - 2012 - Hewes Design Award
David Korins, Chinglish
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Set Design
David Korins, Lombardi
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Scenic Design
David Korins, When the Rain Stops Falling
David KorinsWhy Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play
David Korins, Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them
 
Obie Awards - 2009 - Design
David Korins Sustained excellence of set design
 
The Hewes Awards - 2009 - Scenic Design
David Korins, Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play
David Korins, Hunting and Gathering
David Korins, Essential Self-Defense
David Korins, Jack Goes Boating
 
Kevin Kline Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Set Design
David KorinsAce
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Scenic Design
David Korins, Jack Goes Boating
David Korins, Swimming in the Shallows
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Set Designs - Play
David KorinsBlackbird
 
The Hewes Awards - 2004 - Scenic Design
David KorinsBlackbird