/ Production History (THEATER DESIGN)
/ IMDB (film)
Koch has designed projections for over a hundred plays, musicals, films and immersive art events. Koch created two nights of music videos to play alongside the Magnetic Fields' new tour 50 Song Memoir and released a dozen of the works as official music videos. In film; creative lead for feature film title sequences, DoP and producing, directing and editing work for narrative shorts and music videos. In 2016 Koch's projection design work was featured in two films premiering at the Sundance film festival, Norman Lear: Just Another Version Of You, directed by Academy Award nominated filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady; and Miles Ahead, directed by and starring Don Cheadle.
Koch's work as director can be seen in the short film Who Knows? mixing projection, puppetry and live action, and a number of music videos for artists including Randy Newman and the Magnetic Fields. His work as a film producer and editor has been seen at the Tribeca Film Festival among others. He has worked as director of photography and editor for a series of shorts, My America Too, with director Kwame Kwei-Armah premiering at Centerstage in Baltimore in 2016.
Besides the above (and mostly a long time ago) Koch worked as an Aquarium Guide in Boston (and fed the penguins several times), was a Locations P.A. at "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", drove across the country six (or seven?) times (meandering a bit), lived in a yert for a summer in Bonny Doon, got lost in the Atacama, worked as an art handler (mostly without incident), and spent nine weeks backpacking across the Hawaiian islands with neither money nor towel.
On Broadway: Irena’s Vow at the Walter Kerr, 2009.
Off-Broadway & Downtown highlights: Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick Theatre & Barrow St. Theatre); The Liquid Plain (Signature Theatre); Bullet for Adolf (New World Stages); GOODBAR (The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival; P.S. Jones and the Frozen City, Feeder (TerraNOVA Collective at the New Ohio and HERE Arts Center); En el Tiempo de las Mariposas, La Casa de los Espiritus (Repertorio Espanol); ReEntry, The Oxford Roof Climber's Rebellion (Urban Stages); Lenin's Embalmers (Ensemble Studio Theatre).
Regional, International & Tours highlights: Marley (Center Stage); Buyer & Cellar (National Tour and London Premiere); The world premiere stage adaptation of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (Court Theatre, Studio Theatre, Huntington Theatre); ReEntry (Center Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Roundhouse Theatre); La Casa de los Espiritus (Teotro Espressivo, Costa Rica; Mori Theater, Chile).
Koch has been nominated for a Jeff Award and two New York Innovative Theatre Awards.
He is a member of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 and a founding member and partner of Imaginary Media and Ghost Corporeal.