David Kyhn Staff Bio : The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

David Kyhn


Resident Scenic Designer

David has a BA in Theatre from Linfield, and a MFA in Scenic Design from the University of Arizona. Prior to moving to Kalamazoo, he designed for theatres throughout the Pacific Northwest as well as in Arizona. David originally moved to Michigan to assume the position of Scenic Designer for the Pit and Balcony Theatre, in Saginaw. Since joining the Civic staff, David has designed over sixty productions and supervised the scenic design on all productions he hasn't personally designed. Some of his favorite designs have included Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical, The Women, The Baker's Wife, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

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Civic Credits

War Paint

Madagascar JR

The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr Abridged

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Hello, Dolly!

Billy Elliot the Musical


Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein

Sister Act

Disney's Beauty and the Beast JR

Side Show

A Christmas Story, The Musical

Much Ado About Nothing



4000 Miles

Hands on a Hardbody

Mary Poppins


Crazy for You

Richard III

The Hobbit

Shrek, the Musical

My Fair Lady

Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun

Irena's Vow

Into the Woods

Peter Pan

Nancy Drew: Girl Detective

Les Misérables

Robin Hood

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Broadway Bound

Grey Gardens; the Musical

The Night Before Christmas


A Wrinkle in Time

The Imaginary Invalid

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

King Lear

The Drowsy Chaperone

Wait Until Dark



Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Is He Dead?

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Fiddler on the Roof

The Full Monty

The Baker's Wife

Willy Wonka

Esperanza Rising


A Chorus Line

Little Women, the Musical

Hollywood Arms

The Wizard of Oz

Ragtime, the Musical

My Favorite Year

The Women


The Nerd

The Sound of Music

Charlotte's Web

42nd Street

Anything Goes


A Midsummer Night's Dream




Elizabeth Rex

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Little Shop of Horrors

Blithe Spirit

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

The Music Man

West Side Story

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Noises Off

Sweeney Todd

Peter Pan

Buddy: the Buddy Holly Story

Guys and Dolls


Chicago, the Musical

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Henry V


The Comedy of Errors

La Cage aux Folles

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Christmas Story



Damn Yankees


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged

Amahl and the Night Visitors