Mimi Lien

Details
Mimi Lien is a designer of sets/environments for theater, dance, and opera. She is an artistic associate with Pig Iron Theatre Company, and co-founder of JACK, a performance/art space in Brooklyn. Her work has been presented at Lincoln Center Theater, Signature Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, the Public Theater, Soho Rep, St. Ann’s Warehouse, and The Kitchen, among others. Recent projects include Appropriate (Mark Taper Forum), Preludes, The Oldest Boy (Lincoln Center), An Octoroon (Soho Rep/TFANA), Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812. In 2012, she received an OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence, and she is a 2015 recipient of a MacArthur fellowship.
 
Credits

Designer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 War Claire Tow Theater 06/06/2016 Set Designer
2 Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro Pershing Square Signature Center-The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 05/22/2016 Set Designer
3 Smokefall Lucille Lortel Theatre 02/22/2016 Set Designer
4 John Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage 08/11/2015 Set Designer
5 Preludes Claire Tow Theater 06/15/2015 Set Designer
6 The World of Extreme Happiness New York City Center-Stage I 02/24/2015 Set Designer
7 The Oldest Boy Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 11/03/2014 Set Designer
8 The Great Immensity Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/24/2014 Set Designer
9 Stop Hitting Yourself Claire Tow Theater 01/27/2014 Set Designer
10 Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Kazino 05/16/2013 Set Designer
11 The Dance and the Railroad Pershing Square Signature Center-The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/25/2013 Set Designer
12 Luck of the Irish Claire Tow Theater 02/11/2013 Set Designer
13 The Whale Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 11/05/2012 Set Designer
14 Milk Like Sugar Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 11/01/2011 Set Designer
15 The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World Playwrights Horizons 06/07/2011 Set Designer
16 Mahida's Extra Key to Heaven Peter Norton Space 09/26/2009 Set Designer
17 Palace of the End Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 06/23/2008 Set Designer
18 Queens Boulevard (the musical) Peter Norton Space 11/06/2007 Set Designer
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards Nomination, Outstanding Scenic Design2016 Drama Desk Awards Nomination, Outstanding Set Design for a Play John Set Designer
2 WON 2013 Henry Hewes Design Award, Scenic Design 2014 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Scenic Design Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Set Designer
3 NOMINATED 2008 Henry Hewes Design Award Nomination, Scenic Design Queens Boulevard (the musical) Set Designer
4 NOMINATED 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards Nomination, Outstanding Scenic Design Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro Set Designer
5 NOMINATED 2014 Henry Hewes Design Nomination, Scenic Design Stop Hitting Yourself Set Designer
6 NOMINATED 2013 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Set Design The Whale Set Designer