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List of Famous Theatrical Set Designers

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List of famous theatrical set designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top theatrical set designers in the world? This includes the most prominent theatrical set designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable theatrical set designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic theatrical set designers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned theatrical set designers.

List is made up of many different scenic designers, including Robin Wagner and Robert Wilson. Featuring theatre set designers, stage designers, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known theatrical set designers to the lesser known theatrical set designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the theatrical set designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous theatrical set designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous theatrical set designers?" then you're in the right place. 
  • Heidi Ettinger is a scenic designer....  more
  • James Cotterill

    James Cotterill is a theater designer....
  • Tyler K. Smith is presently an illustrator, sculptor, theatrical set designer, and college professor, teaching studio art and art history. He began his lengthy film career after meeting Nick Zedd, in New York City. The rest is GEEK MAGGOT BINGO history. After creating the monsters and effects for SCARED STIFF and SPACE FREAKS FROM THE PLANET MUTOID, he went on to art direct countless music videos, commercials, and theatrical productions....  more
  • Peter Mumford

    Peter Mumford is an international lighting designer who trained at the Central School of Art in London. He won Laurence Olivier Awards for his work, in 1995 and 2003....  more