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Kristen Robinson

Assistant Professor of Theatre Design/Technology

Kristen Robinson is a New York based set designer. Her work ranges from experimental opera, to regional theatre, and everything in between. Trained both in theatre and painting she constantly looking to re-imagine her own visual narrative of design, and the story of the human spirit. Selected design credits include: A flea In Her Ear (Westport Country Playhouse), Ethel, (Alliance Theater), Love’s Labour’s Lost  (Great Lakes Theatre/Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival) Porto (WP Theater), Company (Barrington Stage Company), Heart of Darkness (Baryshnikov Arts Center), Minor Character (Under the Radar Festival).  She has taught at City College of New York, Fordham University, and The Ira Brind School of Theatre Arts in Philadelphia. In 2015 She has was commissioned to redesign the Façade of the Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, which was completed successfully in 2018. Her design for Westport Country Playhouse’s Nora has been featured in Chance Magazine issue 4, and her design for Rapture Blister Burn at The Wilma Theatre won the 2015 Barrymore Award for Best Set Design. A multiple award winning Princess Grace Fellow, she holds her MFA from Yale and is a proud member of  USA 829.