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Es Devlin

 
Bio:
ES DEVLIN IS AN ARTIST AND DESIGNER. SHE IS KNOWN FOR CREATING LARGE-SCALE PERFORMATIVE SCULPTURES AND ENVIRONMENTS THAT FUSE MUSIC, LANGUAGE AND LIGHT. MEMORY PALACE (PITZHANGER MANOR, LONDON 2019) MAPPED A HISTORY OF SHIFTS IN HUMAN PERSPECTIVE OVER 73 MILLENNIA. MIRRORMAZE (PECKHAM, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
ES DEVLIN IS AN ARTIST AND DESIGNER. SHE IS KNOWN FOR CREATING LARGE-SCALE PERFORMATIVE SCULPTURES AND ENVIRONMENTS THAT FUSE MUSIC, LANGUAGE AND LIGHT. MEMORY PALACE (PITZHANGER MANOR, LONDON 2019) MAPPED A HISTORY OF SHIFTS IN HUMAN PERSPECTIVE OVER 73 MILLENNIA. MIRRORMAZE (PECKHAM, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Designer
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Set Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Set Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Set Designer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2015]
Set Design
 
[West End, 2014]
Production Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2013]
Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[London Fringe, 2001]
Production Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer

Photos

Es Devlin - New Amsterdam Theatre Photo

Es Devlin - New Amsterdam Theatre

From: 
Date:
09/25/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Designer

[Broadway, 2021]
Scenic Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Set Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Set Designer

[West End, 2017]
Set Designer

[Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Designer

[West End, 2015]
Set Design

[West End, 2014]
Production Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Designer

[West End, 2013]
Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[London Fringe, 2001]
Production Design

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

Es Devlin Biography

ES DEVLIN IS AN ARTIST AND DESIGNER.

SHE IS KNOWN FOR CREATING LARGE-SCALE PERFORMATIVE SCULPTURES AND ENVIRONMENTS THAT FUSE MUSIC, LANGUAGE AND LIGHT.

MEMORY PALACE (PITZHANGER MANOR, LONDON 2019) MAPPED A HISTORY OF SHIFTS IN HUMAN PERSPECTIVE OVER 73 MILLENNIA.

MIRRORMAZE (PECKHAM, LONDON 2016), EXPLORED IDENTITY THROUGH REFLECTIVE LABYRINTHINE GEOMETRIES.

HER FLUORESCENT RED FIFTH LION ROARED AI-GENERATED COLLECTIVE POETRY TO CROWDS IN LONDON’S TRAFALGAR SQUARE IN SEPTEMBER 2018.

SINGING TREE, A COLLECTIVE CHORAL INSTALLATION AT THE V&A, LONDON MERGED MACHINE-LEARNING WITH SOUND AND LIGHT IN 2017;

DEVLIN COLLABORATED WITH THEORETICAL PHYSICIST CARLO ROVELLI ON AN INTERPRETATION OF THE ORDER OF TIMEREAD BY BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH IN 2018.

SHE HAS CONCEIVED STAGE SCULPTURES WITH BEYONC√Č, BILLIE EILISH, THE WEEKND AND U2 AS WELL AS TWO DECADES OF OPERA, DRAMA AND DANCE WORLDWIDE.

HER PRACTICE WAS THE SUBJECT OF THE NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ABSTRACT: THE ART OF DESIGN, AND SHE HAS BEEN NAMED ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE 2020 LONDON DESIGN BIENNALE.

DEVLIN HAS BEEN AWARDED THE LONDON DESIGN MEDAL, THREE OLIVIER AWARDS, A UNIVERSITY OF KENT DOCTORATE AND A UAL FELLOWSHIP. SHE HAS BEEN NAMED RSA ROYAL DESIGNER FOR INDUSTRY AND WAS MADE OBE IN 2015.

DEVLIN SPOKE AT TED2019 ON SCULPTING MUSIC, TRANSIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. HER TALK CAN BE VIEWED HERE.

SHE DESIGNED THE LONDON OLYMPIC CLOSING CEREMONY IN 2012, THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES, AND IS DESIGNING THE UK PAVILION AT EXPO 2021 DUBAI. THE POEMPAVILION WILL CONTINUE THE WORK IN AI-GENERATED COLLECTIVE POETRY FIRST CONCEIVED WITH HANS ULRICH OBRIST AT THE SERPENTINE GALLERY IN LONDON IN 2017.

Es Devlin Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical)
Es Devlin, The Lehman Trilogy
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Scenic Design of a Play Gold Star
Es Devlin, The Lehman Trilogy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play
Es Devlin, Girls & Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Set Design for a Musical
Es Devlin, American Psycho
 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Set Design
Es DevlinHamlet
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Es Devlin, American Psycho
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Set Design Gold Star
Es DevlinThe Nether
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Design Gold Star
Es DevlinAmerican Psycho
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Set Design Gold Star
Es DevlinChimerica
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical)
Es Devlin, Machinal
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Scenic Design of a Play
Es Devlin, Machinal
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Best Design
Es DevlinChimerica
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Costume Design Gold Star
Es DevlinThe Dog In The Manger

Es Devlin News

Full Cast Announced For THE CRUCIBLE At The National Theatre As Rehearsals Begin Photo Full Cast Announced For THE CRUCIBLE At The National Theatre As Rehearsals Begin
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Lyndsey Turner (Under Milk Wood) will direct Arthur Miller's The Crucible in the Olivier theatre from 14 September until 5 November. The full cast is announced as rehearsals begin at the National Theatre. 

Sam Mendes to Direct Play About the Making of HAMLET With Richard Burton, John Gielgu Photo Sam Mendes to Direct Play About the Making of HAMLET With Richard Burton, John Gielgud & Elizabeth Taylor
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022

Oscar and Tony winning director Sam Mendes will direct a new play that follows how actors Richard Burton and John Gielgud brought a production of Hamlet to Broadway in 1964 with  help from Elizabeth Taylor. Jack Thorne wrote the new play, titled The Motive & the Cue, which will reunite several creatives from The Lehman Trilogy.

National Theatre Live Adds THE SEAGULL, THE CRUCIBLE, and OTHELLO to Winter Season Photo National Theatre Live Adds THE SEAGULL, THE CRUCIBLE, and OTHELLO to Winter Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022

The National Theatre announced three new National Theatre Live productions that will be broadcast to audiences in cinemas in the UK and beyond, with tickets now on sale.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Return to the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for Limited Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Return to the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for Limited Run in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

The London return of the five-time Tony Award winning epic THE LEHMAN TRILOGY will play for a limited 17-week season at the Gillian Lynne Theatre from 24 January 2023, with an opening night set for 8 February.

Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National T Photo Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The National Theatre has announced two further productions to be staged this winter, Shakespeare's Othello and Kerry Jackson a new play by April De Angelis, both going on sale to the public on 21 July.

Gary Barlow's A DIFFERENT STAGE Adds Extra Dates Photo Gary Barlow's A DIFFERENT STAGE Adds Extra Dates
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

Acclaimed singer, songwriter, composer and producer, Gary Barlow is bringing his theatrical one man stage show, A Different Stage, to London's West End, with more dates now on sale, due to unprecedented demand.  Gary will now perform at The Duke of York's Theatre from 30 August to 25 September 2022.

Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Miss a speech from the 75th Annual Tony Awards? As winners take the stage this evening, stay tuned to BroadwayWorld as we bring you full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between.

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. We've got the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, has announced the winners of the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

Es Devlin Videos

VIDEO: Netflix's Debuts Trailer + Key Art for New Docuseries ABSTRACT: THE ART OF DESIGN
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 18, 2017

ABSTRACT: THE ART OF DESIGN, a Netflix original docu-series, takes you beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world. Go inside the minds of the world's greatest designers

VIDEO: Bartlett Sher Directs Verdi's 'Otello' on PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2016

Verdi's late masterpiece based on Shakespeare's tragic drama of jealousy and deceit, OTELLO, airs on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met today, February 21 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) Get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: First Look - Bartlett Sher Directs Verdi's 'Otello' on PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES, 2/21
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 12, 2016

Verdi's late masterpiece based on Shakespeare's tragic drama of jealousy and deceit, OTELLO, airs on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 21 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) Get a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch First Trailer for Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET, to be Released in Cinemas Worldwide
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2015

The National Theatre Live has released the first trailer for HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. The production started performances on 5 August and officially opened 25 August at the Barbican Theatre for an exclusive run through 31 October 2015. The play is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. Below, check out the trailer for the production, to be screened in cinemas worldwide starting 15 October through the National Theatre Live! Click here to find a screening near you.

VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Urges Fans to Not Record HAMLET Performances
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 9, 2015

Following a recent performance, the HAMLET star addressed the audience directly. "I can see cameras, I can see red lights in the auditorium," he told the crowd at the London stage door. "It's mortifying and there's nothing less supportive." Watch his full speech below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Rebecca Hall and the Cast of MACHINAL- Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall as 'Young Woman' in a new Broadway production of Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Lyndsey Turner. The cast will include Suzanne Bertish as 'Mother', Michael Cumpsty as 'Husband',Morgan Spector as 'Lover' and Damian Baldet, Ashley Bell, Jeff Biehl, Arnie Burton, Ryan Dinning, Scott Drummond, Dion Graham, Edward James Hyland, Jason Loughlin, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Daniel Pearce, Henny Russell, Karen Walsh,Michael Warner. The cast met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Check out what they had to say about the production below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at BATMAN LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2011

BATMAN LIVE, which will begin a full arena tour in the UK in July. The show will follow Dick Grayson, an orphaned circus performer who is looked after by Bruce Wayne. In his search for justice, he discovers the true identity of Batman and joins him as his crime-fighting sidekick, Robin. Watch a full trailer for the theatrical event by clicking below!


Es Devlin Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Es Devlin been nominated for?
Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Lehman Trilogy , Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Lehman Trilogy , Outstanding Set Design of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Girls & Boys , Outstanding Set Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for American Psycho , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet , Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for American Psycho , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for The Nether , Best Design (Evening Standard Awards) for American Psycho , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Chimerica , Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Machinal , Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Machinal Best Design (Evening Standard Awards) for Chimerica and Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for The Dog In The Manger .

What awards has Es Devlin won?
Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Lehman Trilogy, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for The Nether, Best Design (Evening Standard Awards) for American Psycho Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Chimericaand Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for The Dog In The Manger.