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Clint Ramos

Clint Ramos is a designer, educator, activist and creative producer.

Clint Ramos is a designer, educator, activist and producer. He is the recipient of a TONY Award for Best Costume Design of a Play (the first person of color to win in his category) and has also been nominated twice for his designs for Once On This Island and Torch Song. He has designed sets and/or costumes for over two hundred theater, opera and dance productions. Film credits include Production Design for Lingua Franca by Isabel Sandoval for Netflix and his costume design for RESPECT, the Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson for MGM will be on the big screen in August 2021. Clint is the Producing Creative Director for Encores! at New York City Center, is professor of design and Head of Design and Production at Fordham University, and he serves on the American Theater Wing’s Advisory Committee. His lifelong advocacy is for an equitable landscape in theater and film for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and for the rights of immigrants.

Clint and Lindsay wearing semi-formal attire and smiling in front of a background with "Playwrights" all over it.
The Design of Change

The Design of Change

31 August 2021

Lindsay Jones and Clint Ramos discuss the intersection of art and activism, as well as the paths they take to create meaningful change for the next generation of theatremakers.