Kevin Rigdon is a Houston based, award winning, scenic, lighting and costume designer for theatre. Audiences around the world have seen his work in venues that include Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Theatre Royal Bath, Donmar Warehouse, and the Peter Hall Company, as well as theatres in Israel and Australia. In the United States he has created designs for more than 350 productions for organizations that include Steppenwolf Theatre, Alley Theatre, Goodman Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Mark Taper Forum, American Repertory Theatre, Atlantic Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, and many more. He is the recipient of two Tony Award nominations, four Drama Desk Award nominations, two American Theatre Wing awards, two Houston Theater Awards, and seven Joseph Jefferson Awards.
Kevin is the Vice President for International Activities of USITT, and is the head of the US OISTAT Centre. He is the Associate Director/Design of Houston’s Alley Theatre and a Moores Professor of Theatre at the University of Houston, where he is the head of the Graduate Design Program.