Clint Ramos is the recipient of a Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for Eclipsed. He has won an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Design, 3 Lucille Lortel Awards and 6 nominations, 2 American Theater Wing Henry Hewes Awards and 8 nominations, TDF Irene Sharraf Young Master Award, Helen Hayes Award, Craig Noel Award, and 2 Drama Desk nominations, among other awards.
He is also the recipient of the Ani ng Dangal presidential medal for dramatic arts from the President of the Philippines-he received this honor twice.
He has designed sets and/or costumes for over a hundred theater, opera and dance productions. Selected credits include the Broadway productions of Six Degrees of Separation with Allison Janney, Sunday in the Park With George with Jake Gyllenhaal, In Transit, Eclipsed with Lupita Nyong’o, Violetwith Sutton Foster and The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper (also West End). Highlights also include Bella, Kid Victory, Sweet Charity, Here Lies Love (NY, Seattle and at the National Theatre, London), Dry Powder with Claire Danes and John Kazinsky, Barbecue, The Good Person of Szechuan, Appropriate, Angels in America, Wild With Happy, Bootycandy and many more. He is the principal costume designer for City Center Encores! Off-Center, having designed The Runaways, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, Wild Party with Sutton Foster, Little Shop Of Horrors with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene, A New Brain with Jonathan Groff, Cradle WIll Rock, I’m Getting My Act Together…, Randy Newman’s Faust, tick, tick…Boom! with Lin Manuel Miranda and Pump Boys and Dinettes.
In addition to his work in the theater, he sits on the board of SLAM NYC–working towards creating NYC’s first ever recovery high school and most recently sat on the board of FIERCE NY, an organization that is devoted to building the leadership and power of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color.
T2c’s Magda Katz sat with the amazing designer to learn more about him and his phenomenal work.