Artist Bios

Heather Gilbert

(Bio as of March 2016)

Heather Gilbert returns to the Goodman, where she designed Pedro Paramo. Her designs have been seen on many Chicago stages including The Hypocrites, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Steep Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Writers Theatre and About Face Theatre. Regional credits include work with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Repertory, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Huntington Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Alley Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Actors Theatre of Louisville. International credits include work with the Almeida Theatre in London. Ms. Gilbert received the NEA/TCG Career Development Grant and the 3Arts Award. She serves as the head of lighting design at Columbia College Chicago and received her MFA at the Theatre School. She is a member of The Hypocrites community.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Carlyle Carlyle
    1516 Season
    Play by Thomas Bradshaw
    Directed by Benjamin Kamine
  • King of the Yees King of the Yees
    1617 Season
    Play by Lauren Yee
    Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody