Lindsey LaRissa Kuhn is a costume and scenic designer from Avon, Minnesota currently living and working in New York City. She is a recent graduate of the MFA program in design at the University of Iowa. In addition to her work as a designer, Lindsey has also worked as a scenic charge artist, props artisan, mask and puppet artist and director.
In addition to her work at the University of Iowa and her freelance work, Lindsey was also the recipient of the Erik Ulfers/Margaret Hall Scholarship and the Stanley Graduate Award for International Research in 2017. The purpose of her research was to study traditional and modern styles of Japanese theatre while living in the Tokyo-metro area of Japan. There, she worked at the international intern for the Yokohama Theatre Group, where she helped to design and create a new work for a young, multilingual audience.
Prior to beginning her studies at the University of Iowa, Lindsey lived in Fargo, North Dakota, where she worked as a freelance designer and guest artists for community and professional theatres.
Lindsey graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota in 2014 with a B.A. in Theatre Arts (Directing) and Psychology, as well as a focus in Women and Theatre and Gender Studies. In her free time, Lindsey likes to draw, write, and spend time with her beloved cat, Misha.