Designer Kristen Robinson (NYC) will develop a theatrical multimedia installation exploring Orson Welles’ unproduced screenplay of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
Princess Grace Foundation-USA Works-in-Progress Resident Artist
Born in the wilds of Ohio, 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 credits Include: Gold (Ma-Yi Theater Company/Asia Society), The Other Place (Weston Playhouse), Nora (Westport Country Playhouse), Three Translations of Uncle Vanya: Acts 1&2 (The Invisible Dog), Sisyphus (Experiments in Opera at Abrons Art Center), All That Dies and Rises (M-34), Rapture Blister Burn (The Wilma Theater), Last Days of Mankind (Bard College, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts), My Friend's Story (International Festival of Arts and Ideas), American Night the Ballad of Juan Jose (Yale Repertory Theatre), The Princess Play's 2&1 (New Haven, site specific project): Yale School of Drama MFA, Princess Grace Theatre Fellowship: Pierre Cardin Award, 2013, Barrymore Award Best Scenic Design 2015. Her work on Nora has been featured in Chance Magazine issue 4.
All photos: Solomon Weisbard