Artist Bio

Eric Shimelonis

(Bio as of September 2009)

Eric Shimelonis most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Stoop Stories during the 2009/2010 Season. His New York credits include That Pretty Pretty, Lady, War and American Sligo at Rattlestick Theater; Fuerza Bruta at Daryl Roth Theatre; Too Much Memory at New York Theatre Workshop; Ghosts and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone at The Juilliard School; Red Light Winter at Barrow Street Theatre; and Kindness and Essential Self Defense at Playwrights Horizons, for which he received a 2007 Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Sound Design. His regional credits include The Year of Magical Thinking and Stoop Stories at The Studio Theatre; Shotgun and Sick at Southern Repertory Theatre; and The Cry of the Reed at Huntington Theatre Company. Mr. Shimelonis composed score and soundtrack music for the film Winter Passing, as well as for numerous award-winning documentaries for the National Audubon Society and for the Houston Zoo. He also worked on the Emmy Award-winning Discovery show Project Discovery with Bill Nye. Mr. Shimelonis was assistant director for the performances of Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat with the Philadelphia and Boston Symphony Orchestras, and he is the director of Voice of the City Ensemble in New York.

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