David Korins is a multi-award-winning scenic and production designer who made his San Francisco Opera debut with 2013's The Gospel of Mary Magdalene. He is the founder of David Korins Design—a multi-faceted firm that designs everything from theater, film, and television to rock concerts, photo shoots, custom furniture, and private, commercial, and public spaces. Winner of the 2009 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Design, Korins has designed shows on and off-Broadway, throughout the U.S., and internationally. He has created productions at the Lincoln Center Theater, Guthrie Theatre, Santa Fe Opera, Center Theatre Group, Alliance Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, and Toho Theatre in Japan. He received the Lucille Lortell Award for When the Rain Stops Falling at Lincoln Center Theater, and the Drama Desk and Henry Hewes Design Awards for Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them at the Public Theater. Film credits include Coach, Winter Passing, and Blackbird. Korins founded the Obie Award-winning Edge Theater Company in 2001 to foster innovative work with an emphasis on new plays. Recent opera credits include set designs for La Bohème at Denver’s Central City Opera and the world premiere of Morrison’s Oscar at the Santa Fe Opera.