Masterclass with Clint Ramos
Thursday, April 15 at 11am (CT)
CLINT RAMOS is a designer, educator, activist and creative producer.
He is the recipient of a TONY® Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for Eclipsed making him the first person of color to win that category. He is a current 2020 TONY® double nominee for his scenic design for Slave Play and costume design for The Rose Tattoo .
His lifelong advocacy is for an equitable landscape in theatre and film for Black, Indigenous and People of Color and for the rights of immigrants.
He has designed sets and/or costumes for over two hundred theater, opera and dance productions all over the US and around the world.
In addition to his many Tony nominations, he also is the recipient of two OBIE Awards, including one for Sustained Excellence in Design, 3 Lucille Lortel Awards , A Drama Desk Award, An Outer Critics Circle Award, 2 American Theater Wing Henry Hewes Awards, TDF Irene Sharraf Young Master Award, Helen Hayes Award, Craig Noel Award, among other honors. He is the recipient of the Ani ng Dangal Presidential Medal for dramatic arts from the President of the Philippines-he received this honor twice. He is the producing creative director for Encores! at New York City Center.
Film credits include production design for Lingua Franca by Isabel Sandoval for Netflix. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival which chronicled the daily struggles of an undocumented Filipina transwoman in New York. And his costume design for RESPECT, the Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson for MGM will be on the big screen in the Fall of 2021.
Clint is currently Assistant Professor of design and Head of Design and Production at Fordham University. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from New York University where he attended on the Gary Kalkin Memorial Scholarship.
He was born and raised in Cebu, the Philippines and lives in New York with his husband and daughter.