Artist Bio

John Culbert

(Bio as of March 2018)

John Culbert returns to the Goodman, where his credits include Objects in the Mirror, Two Trains Running, Rock ‘n’ Roll, HughieTrojan WomenBoy Gets GirlJacob Marley’s Christmas Carol and Mirror of the Invisible World (Jeff Award). Chicago designs include lighting for Arcadia at Writers Theatre and scenery for Man in the Ring, Satchmo at the Waldorf and The Hard Problem at Court Theatre. He designed scenery for Faceless and White Guy on the Bus (Northlight Theatre), Chimerica (TimeLine Theatre Company) and Regina (Lyric Opera of Chicago). Regional work includes productions at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Boston Lyric Opera and The Shakespeare Theatre. He has also designed for L’Opéra National du Rhin and Singapore Repertory. He serves as the dean of The Theatre School at DePaul University.