Artist Bio

Jillian Gryzlak

Jillian Gryzlak, she/her (Puppet Design & Creation) Along with props and puppets, Gryzlak creates installations, one-of-a-kind costumes and ceramics. Utilizing many materials, her process is often of discovery and intuition. She brings this process to the classroom when working with youth as a teaching artist. Theater collaborations include Redmoon, Dance Exchange, Illinois Caucus of Adolescent Health, Adventure Stage, The Gift Theatre and Newmoon. Gryzlak is prop artisan at Loyola University and teaches in their Teaching Artist minor program.