Derek has designed over 350 productions on Broadway, off-Broadway, international and regional, and television. A few of his award winning designs include:
TONY AWARD Best Scenic Design of a Play 2009 33 VARIATIONS
EMMY AWARD 2014 The 86th OSCARS
DRAMA DESK AWARD 2011 ANYTHING GOES
ART DIRECTORS GUILD AWARD 2015 + 2016 The 86th & 87th OSCARS
LUCILLE LORTEL AWARD 2007 THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE
TONY AWARD NOMINATION Best Scenic Design/Musical 2010 RAGTIME
TONY AWARD NOMINATION Best Scenic Design/Musical 2006 THE PAJAMA GAME
2017 UPDATE: Along with designing The Oscars for the 5th consecutive year, Derek has one new show on Broadway (Arthur Miller's 'The Price'), two new shows Off-Broadway ('If I Forget' + 'Evening at the Talk House’) and Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’ in the West End of London.
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SELECTED CREDITS: BROADWAY: The Price, Noises Off, Fully Committed, Beautiful, Gigi, China Doll, Anything Goes, The Heiress, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Best Man, Follies, How to Succeed In Business Without Even Trying, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Million Dollar Quartet, Ragtime, 33 Variations The Pajama Game, I Am My Own Wife. OFF-BROADWAY: If I Forget, Evening at the Talk House, Into The Woods, Love, Love, Love, Sweet Charity, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Buried Child, The Spoils, Sticks and Bones, The Last Five Years, A Lie of the Mind, Ruined, Hurlyburly. TELEVISION: He designed the 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Academy Awards as well as the NBC LIVE! Musicals The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The WIZ & HAIRSPRAY. AWARDS: Winner of 1997, 2004 OBIE Awards, 2004, 2005, 2007 Lortel Awards; 2009 Tony Award, 2011 Drama Desk Award, 2015, 2016 Art Directors Guild Award, 2014 Emmy Award.