Steven C. Kemp is a NYC based set designer for theatre and opera. His designs have been seen Off-Broadway at Keen Company, The Mint Theatre, Second Stage, the Cherry Lane Theatre and Playwright’s Realm. Other NYC credits include work at 59E59, Clubbed Thumb, Studio 42, Hudson Stage Company, Poliglot Theatre, NYMF, Fringe and the New School For Drama. He has designed internationally on The Physicists (Hungarian Theatre of Cluj), the recent European tour of Ain’t Misbehavin’ directed by Richard Maltby and the tour of Dixie’s Tupperware Party.
His regional and opera credits include designs at La Jolla Playhouse, Royal George Theatre, ReVision Theatre, Stages Rep, UC San Diego and Opera San Jose where his designs include the acclaimed production of Idomeneo presented by the Packard Humanities Institute and also the west coast premiere of Anna Karenina.
He has worked extensively as an associate designer for Robert Brill, David Gallo and Walt Spangler on Broadway, national tours, The Metropolitan Opera, Disney Theatricals, Dreamworks, Norwegian Cruise Lines and many other companies.
His work was selected for exhibition in the USA student exhibit in the 2007 Prague Quadrennial and was the 2008 USITT Rose Brand Scenic Design award winner. Mr. Kemp received his MFA from UC San Diego.