Set Designer by David Rockwell

David Rockwell was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1956, but moved around a lot when he was younger because his Mum was a dancer and choreographer. He moved to New Jersey, Mexico and Guadalajara. He always enjoyed the theatre because he grew up with his mum who was always choreography dances. He sometimes even got cast in community plays. When he was older he studied Architecture at Syracuse University where he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree. He then went to the Architectural Association in London.

David Rockwell created his own firm called Rockwell Group who work together to create structures, for example Dolby Theatre and 50 Biscayne. Not only that, David Rockwell is a set designer and has set designed some famous show like Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde and of corse Hairspray.

David Rockwell talking about the theatre in 2005 in the button below.


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