Kurtis Boetcher

Kurtis Boetcher, Yale School of Drama

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.

THUNDERBODIES | KURTIS BOETCHER

THUNDERBODIES – by Kate Tarker, Directed by Dustin Wills – 2014 Yale School of Drama, photo by T. Charles Erickson

HOUSE OF GOLD | KURTIS BOETCHER

HOUSE OF GOLD – West coast premier by Gregory Moss, Directed by Gates McFadden – 2011 Ensemble Studio Theatre LA

THE BACCHAE | KURTIS BOETCHER

THE BACCHAE – Adapted by Allain Rochel, Directed by Michael Matthews – 2007 Celebration Theatre LA, 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

ORLANDO | KURTIS BOETCHER

ORLANDO by Sarah Ruhl – 2014 Scenic/Projection/Costume design paper project