KURTIS BOETCHER is a recent graduate of the Yale School of Drama. In 2011 he was awarded the Los Angeles Drama Critic’s Circle Award for Career Achievement in Set Design, as well as the LA Weekly Award for Best Production Design. His designs have been nominated for NAACP, Ovation, and Falstaff awards, and have received multiple Garland Award honorable mentions. He has designed a number of world premier productions, including Sheila Callaghan’s ELEVADA, Steve Yockey’s HEAVIER THAN, and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s MEANINGLESS, among others. West Coast premiers include Bruce Norris’s THE PAIN AND THE ITCH, Neil Bartlett’s GREAT EXPECTATIONS, and Gregory Moss’s HOUSE OF GOLD. He was born in Flint, Michigan, and holds a BFA in Scenic Design from The Theatre School of DePaul University.