T.J. Gerckens

T.J. Gerckens

T.J. Gerckens

(Bio as of July 2016)

T.J. Gerckens most recently collaborated with the Goodman on The White Snake. Mr. Gerckens' previous design work for the Goodman also includes The Jungle BookCandide, Pericles (Jeff Award nomination), Silk (Jeff nomination), the Mary Zimmerman/Philip Glass opera Galileo Galilei, The Odyssey (Jeff Award), Oo-Bla-Dee, All’s Well That Ends Well, Black Star Line, Journey to the West and The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci. Chicago credits include Blood Wedding, Treasure IslandThe Arabian Nights, The Old Curiosity Shop (Jeff nomination), The Secret in the Wings (Jeff nomination) and Metamorphoses (two Jeff Awards) for Lookingglass Theatre Company; The School for Wives and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Court Theatre and Cymbeline at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (Jeff nomination). His New York credits include Metamorphoses on and off Broadway (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards), La Sonnambula and Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera, Measure for Measure at New York Shakespeare Festival, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci at Second Stage Theatre (Drama Desk Award nomination) and Galileo Galilei at Brooklyn Academy of Music. His regional and international designs include Guys and Dolls at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Wallis Annenberg Center in Los Angeles,  Paula Vogel’s A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration at the Huntington Theatre Company and Pericles at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., as well as productions at The Guthrie Theatre; La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy; Berkeley Repertory Theatre; The Old Globe Theatre; the Mark Taper Forum; La Jolla Playhouse; Seattle Repertory Theatre; the Barbican Center in London; The Melbourne Theatre Company in Melbourne, Australia; The Wuzhen Festival in Wuzhen, China; the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Kansas City Repertory Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center and Actors Theatre of Louisville. Mr. Gerckens also serves as a lighting design professor at Otterbein University

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