Heather Gilbert

is a Chicago based lighting designer, who is glad to be a part of this production. She made a new year’s resolution to see more of playwright Aaron Weissman’s work and here she is doing his work. Recent Chicago credits include: Rent (ATC/About Face Theatre), The Better Half (Lucky Plush Productions at the MCA), and Immediate Family with Martian Productions. Other Chicago theatres include: Writers Theatre, Next Theatre, Court Theatre, The Hypocrites, About Face, Strawdog, Steppenwolf, Chicago Children’s Theatre, American Blues Theatre, Remy Bumppo, others. Heather is excited about her upcoming projects, some of which include: Then One Night (Hearts and Minds-Chicago), Equivocation (Victory Gardens Theatre-Chicago), A Raisin in the Sun (Milwaukee Rep), and Our Town (Broad Stage-LA, Huntington Theatre-Boston). Heather was a 1999-2001 recipient of the NEA/TCG Development Program Award.  She serves as the Head of Lighting Design at Columbia College, and received her MFA from The Theatre School at DePaul.

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