Artist Bio

Arnel Sancianco

(Bio as of April 2021)

Arnel Sancianco (Set Designer) is an award winning set designer who designed the sets for various Chicago companies, including Lyric Opera, Steppenwolf Theatre, Writer’s Theatre, Court Theatre, Lookingglass, and Northlight Theatre to name a few. Designs outside of Chicago include People’s Light Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, American Player’s Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and We Happy Few DC. Arnel is currently the Assistant Professor of scenic design at Arizona State University. For more of his work visit