Artist Bio

Heather Gilbert

(Bio as of February 2022)

Heather Gilbert (Lighting Designer) returns to the Goodman, where she designed LAYALINA; NIGHTWATCH; CARLYLE and KING OF THE YEES. She is a Chicago based lighting designer, returning to TimeLine for RELENTLESS, having previously designed NOT ENOUGH AIR, MASTER HAROLD…AND THE BOYS, and THE FRONT PAGE. Broadway credits include THE SOUND INSIDE (Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Tony Nominee). In Chicago, Heather has designed at Steppenwolf, Writers, Northlight, Victory Gardens, Court, Steep, and many storefronts near you. Regional credits include work with Center Theatre Group, Studio Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre, American Repertory Theater, Magic Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Pasadena Playhouse, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and Olney Theatre Center. She is the Head of Lighting Design at Columbia College Chicago and received her MFA degree at The Theatre School at DePaul University.