selected liGHTING DESIGNS:

2019

The Scarlet Ibis
Chicago Opera Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director-Eilzabeth Margolius

George Washington’s Teeth
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director –Greg Vinkler
 
2018

Cosmologies
The Gift Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director-Michael Patrick Thornton 

Salvage
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director –Greg Vinkler

The Pavilion
Open Door Rep; Oak Park, Il
Director –Jason Gerace

2017

Cal in Camo
Rivendell Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director-Hallie Gordon 

The Bridges of Madison County
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director – Eilzabeth Margolius

Boeing, Boeing
Indiana Repertory Theatre; Indianapolis, In
Director- Laura Gordon

The Tall Girls
SHATTERED GLOBE THEATRE; CHICAGO, IL
Director-Louis Contey

The Nutcracker
Salt Creek Ballet; Westmont Il
Choreographer: Sergey Kozadayev
2005-present

The Story
University of Illinois @ Chicago; Chicago, Il
Director-Hallie Gordon

THE GRAPES OF WRATH
The Gift Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director - Erica Weiss

2016

DRY LAND
Rivendell Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director-Hallie Gordon 

BYE BYE BIRDIE
DRURY LANE OAKBROOK; OAKBROOK IL
Director – Tammy Mader

SLOWGIRL
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre; Milwaukee, Wi
Director – C. Michael Wright

2015

GOOD FOR OTTO
The Gift Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director–Michael Patrick Thornton

DIAL M FOR MURDER
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director – Joe Foust

INANA
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director- Kimberly Senior

MURDER BALAD
Baliwick Chicago; Chicago , Il
DIRECTOR- JAMES BEAUDRY

2014

THE CLEAN HOUSE
Remy Bumppo; Chicago, Il
Director- ANN FILMER

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES
THE ROYAL GEORGE CABARET CHICAGO IL (ASSOC DES)
Director – MARC BRUNI

SLEEPING BEAUTY
DRURY LANE OAKBROOK; OAKBROOK IL
DIRECTOR-TAMMY MADER

WOODY SEZ!
MILWAUKEE REPEERTORY THEATRE; MILWAUKEE WI
DIRECTOR-NICK CORLEY

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director – GREG VINKLER

Carrie
Baliwick Chicago; Chicago , Il
DIRECTOR-MICHAEL DRISCOLL

SAUDADE:DREAMS AND LONGING
THE MUSIC THEATRE COMPANY; HIGHLAND PARK, IL
DIRECTOR-JESSICA REDISH

MillFire
SHATTERED GLOBE THEATRE; CHICAGO, IL
DIRECTOR-SANDY SHINNER

2013

TO MASTER THE ART
Chicago Commercial Collective / Broadway in Chicago
Director-William Brown

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES
THE ROYAL GEORGE CHICAGO IL (ASOC. DESIGN; DES. JEFF CROITER)
Director – MARC BRUNI

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director – GREG VINKLER

What a Glorious Feeling
Theatre At The Center; Munster, In
Director-Bill Pulinsi

Creditors
Remy Bumppo; Chicago, Il
DIRECTOR-SANDY SHINNER

Mahal
Baliwick Chicago; Chicago , Il
Director-Erica Weiss

The Pajama Game
THE MUSIC THEATRE COMPANY; HIGHLAND PARK, IL
DIRECTOR-JESS MCLOED

Fight girl Battle World
Infusion Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Mitch Golob

2012

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL
MILWAUKEE REPEERTORY THEATRE; MILWAUKEE WI
DIRECTOR-LAURA GORDON

FUGITIVE SONGS
THE MUSIC THEATRE COMPANY; HIGHLAND PARK, IL
DIRECTOR-JESS MCLOED

ILLEGAL USE OF HANDS
AMERICAN BLUES THEATRE; CHICAGO, IL
DIRECTOR-SANDY SHINNER

LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA
WESTSIDE THEATRE;  NYC (ASST. DES,DES. JEFF CROITER)
DIRECTOR-ANDY SANDBERG

HAIRSPRAY
DRURY LANE OAKBROOK; OAKBROOK IL
DIRECTOR-TAMMY MADER

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE; SARASOTA, FLA
PHILADELPHIA THEATRE CO, PHILADELPHIA, PA
SAN JOSE REP, SAN JOSE, CA
DIRECTOR-KAREN CARPENTER

CHICAGO
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director – GREG VINKLER

PIPPIN
THE MUSIC THEATRE COMPANY; HIGHLAND PARK, IL
DIRECTOR-JESSICA REDISH

ORPHEUS DESCENDING
SHATTERED GLOBE THEATRE; CHICAGO, IL
DIRECTOR- JULIEANNE EHRE

A WRINKLE IN TIME
FIRST STAGE CHILDRENS THEATRE; MILWAUKEE WI
DIRECTOR-MARK METCALF

KEEP A SONG IN YOUR SOUL
OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC; CHICAGO, IL
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

2011

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
FIRST NATIONAL TOUR (ASSOC DESIGN-DES. JEFF CROITER)
DIRECTOR-KAREN CARPENTER

PITMEN PAINTERS
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director- BJ JONES

TREE
Victory Gardens Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

DO THE HUSTLE
Writers’ Theatre; Glencoe; Il
Director-William Brown

ECLIPSED
Northlight Theatre; Skokie; Il
Director-Hallie Gordon

A FEW GOD MEN
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director- Kimberly Senior

BAD DATES
Fox Valley Repertory; St. Charles, il
Director- Kimberly Senior

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Fox Valley Repertory; St. Charles, il
Director-John Gawlik

 2010

THIEVES LIKE US
House Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Kimberly Senior

Soul Samauri
Infusion Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Mitch Golob

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Indiana Repertory Theatre; Indianapolis, In
Director-William Brown

BLUE DOOR
Victory Gardens Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

2009

RHYMES WITH EVIL
Infusion Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Mitch Golob

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Peninsula Players Theatre; Fish Creek, Wi
Director – Tom Mula

ALL MY SONS
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director- Kimberly Senior

THE OVERWHELMING
The Next Theatre; Evanston, Il
Director- Kimberly Senior

CURTAINS
Drury Lane Oakbrook; Oak Brook, Il
Director-William Brown

OLD GLORY
Writers’ Theatre; Glencoe, Il
Director-William Brown

TOPDOG UNDERDOG
American Theatre Company; Chicago, il
Director- Derek Sanders

TRUE WEST
American Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director- PJ Paparelli

2008

WELL
The Next Theatre; Evanston, Il
Director -Damon Kiely

WEEKEND
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director -Damon Kiely

PURSUED BY HAPPINESS
Steppenwolf Theatre ; Chicago, Il
Director- Tim Hopper

PERFECT MENDACITY
Steppenwolf Theatre ; Chicago, Il
Director- David Cromer

FAIR USE
Steppenwolf Theatre ; Chicago, Il
Director- Meredith McDonough

As you like it
Writers’ Theatre; Glencoe, Il
Director-William Brown

Speech And Debate
American Theatre Company; Chicago, il
Director- PJ Paparelli

Macbeth
Greasy Joan and Company; Chicago, Il
Director- Julieanne Ehre

Dolly West’s Kitchen
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director- Kimberly Senior

2007

The defiant Muse
Victory Gardens Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

Creole
Infusion Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Mitch Golob

She Stoops To Conquer
Northlight  Theatre;  Skokie, Il
Director-William Brown

The Court Marshal At Fort Devens
Victory Gardens Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

Half Of Plenty
American Theatre Company; Chicago, il
Director- William Payne

Harmless
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director- Ed Sobel

2006

Lilian
TimeLine Theatre; Chicago, il
Director- Louis Contey

Helen
The Next Theatre; Evanston, Il
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

The Last Supper
Infusion Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Mitch Golob

Heritage
American Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director- Ed Sobel

The Cross town Teen Ensemble
Steppenwolf Theatre ; Chicago, Il
Director- Kimberly Senior

The Chalk Garden
Northlight  Theatre;  Skokie, Il
Director-William Brown

Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom
TimeLine Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director-Nick Bowling

2005

Dessa Rose
Apple Tree Theatre; Highland Park, Il
Director- Mark Lococo

A Man for All Seasons
TimeLine Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director- Ed Sobel

Orpheus Descending
American Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director -Damon Kiely

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Teatro Vista; Chicago, Il
Director-Sandra Marquez

Death Of a Salesman
The Hypocrites; Chicago, Il
Director- Sean Graney

Do I Hear a Waltz?
Theatre At The Center; Munster, In
Director-Bill Pulinsi

Martin Furey’s Shot
TimeLine Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director-Anna Bahow

Jolson and Company
Theatre At The Center; Munster, In
Director David Perkovich

Shoes
Victory Gardens Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Andrea J. Dymond

 2004

This Happy Breed
TimeLine Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director-Nick Bowling

Loves Labors Lost
Loyola University Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Ann Shanahan

 Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Loyola University Theatre; Chicago, Il
Director- Jonathan Wilson

 Seagull
Writers’ Theatre; Glencoe, Il
Director-Michael Halberstam

The Doctor’s Dilemma
Writers’ Theatre; Glencoe, Il
Director-Michael Halberstam

It’s All True 
TimeLine Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director-Louis Contey

Paragon Springs
TimeLine Theatre Company; Chicago, Il
Director-William Brown

TEACHING CREDITS

Hinsdale Central High-School Drama, Hinsdale, Il; 2002-present. Duties include teaching students theatrical design and production techniques including sound, properties, stage management, stage lighting, scenic construction and scenic painting. Students are introduced to the basics of stage design and occasionally serve as designers or design assistants on school productions.

Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Il; 2004-2005 Visiting lecturer in Lighting Design. Duties included teaching basic stage lighting, ( concept, light plot, and paperwork techniques), as well as mentoring and supervising student designers in the studio and mainstage theatres.

AWARDS AND HONORS:

2016 Joseph Jefferson Winner, (non equity) Best Lighting Design for MURDER BALLAD

2014 Joseph Jefferson Nomination, (Equity -Midsize) Best Lighting Design for MILL FIRE

2009 Nominee Michael  Maggio Emerging  Designer Award

2008 Joseph Jefferson Nomination, (non equity) Best Lighting Design for SUENO

2006 After Dark Award Best Overall Design For ORPHEUS DESCENDING

2006 Joseph Jefferson Nomination , (non equity), Best Lighting Design for THE GARDENS OF FRAU HESS

2005 Joseph Jefferson Nomination , (non equity), Best Lighting Design for IT’S ALL TRUE

2004 Joseph Jefferson Nomination (non equity), Best Lighting Design for PARAGON SPRINGS

2004 After Dark Award Best Overall Design For PARAGON SPRINGS

2003 Joseph Jefferson Nomination (non equity) Best Lighting Design for AWAKE AND SING!

 

AFFILIATIONS:

Member: United Scenic Artists, Local 829; June 2005-present

Associate Artist Of TimeLine Theatre Company ; June 2005-present

Resident Designer at Bailiwick Chicago ; June 2014-present

Education:

B.A., with honors, DePaul University

 

RELATED SKILLS:

Lightwright; CAD (Vector works) and Hand-Drafting; Model Building; Rendering; Programming (ETC, Strand, Colortran); MS OFFICE; Mac os10; can read sheet music; cpr and aed certified.

REFERENCES:

Elizabeth Margolius
Freelance Director
‭773-490-3700
emargolius@msn.com

Kimberly Senior
Freelance Director
312-636-9763
Kimberly.senior@gmail.com

Greg Vinkler
Artistic Director-Peninsula Players Theatre
‭732-447-3705
ajdymond@gmail.com

Michael Halberstam
Artistic Director-Writers’ Theatre
847-242-6009
mhalberstam@writerstheatre.org

P.J. Powers
Artistic Director-TimeLine Theatre
773-281-8463
pj@timelinetheatre.com