Artist Bio

Michelle Habeck

(Bio as of October 2002)

Michelle Habeck most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Lobby Hero during the 2002/2003 Season. She includes among her Broadway credits projection design for Thoroughly Modern Millie, and assistant lighting design for Movin’ Out, as well as the regional and Broadway productions of King Hedley II. At the Goodman, her work has been seen in The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t. Other Chicago cred­its include Ten Percent Of Molly Snyder at Steppenwolf; Faulkner’s Bicycle and Indulgences in the Louisville Harem with Rivendell Theatre Ensemble; A Skull In Connemara at Northlight Theatre; They All Fall Down and The Richard Nickle Story with Lookingglass Theatre Ensemble; Ivona, Princess of Burgundia with Strawdog Theatre; By The Bog of Cats with Irish Repertory Theatre of Chicago; Egyptian Ratscrew and Alcestis with Uffish Theatre Company; The Lark with Eclipse Theatre Company; Sounds From The Vaults at the Chicago Field Museum and the upcoming production of The Romance Cycle: Pericles & Cymbeline at Court Theatre. Regional credits include lighting design for Amber Waves and scenic design for An Almost Holy Picture at Indiana Repertory Theatre and Waiting for Godot at the Swine Palace Repertory Theatre. Associate design credits include the exhibit, “Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire” at the National Museum, the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus-Blue Group 2002 and the Earth Cen­ter Gallery Interactive Multi-Media Environmental Mu­seum in Doncaster, England. Ms. Habeck is the 2002 recipient of the Michael Merritt Emerging Artist Award and has recently been awarded 2002-2004 NEA/TCG Ca­reer Development Program Grant for Designers. She holds an MFA in lighting and scenic design from Northwestern University and is an artistic associate for Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.

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