Artist Bio

Nan Cibula-Jenkins

(Bio as of October 2003)

Nan Cibula-Jenkins most recently collaborated with the Goodman on The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? during the 2003/2004 Season. Other Goodman credits include Dinner With Friends, Wit, Boy Gets Girl, All The Rage, Arcadia, All’s Well That Ends Well, Riverview, Uncle Vanya, The Speed of Darkness, Romeo & Juliet, Sunday in the Park with George, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Time of Your Life, Gardenia and the New Theatre Company productions of The Cherry Orchard in the Goodman Studio and The Shawl at the Briar Street Theatre. Additional Chicago theater credits include Glengarry Glen Ross, Topdog/Underdog, Molly Sweeney, Time of My Life, Playland and Talking Heads for Steppenwolf Theatre; The Tempest, Merchant of Venice, Merry Wives of Windsor, The Herbal Bed, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida and Antony and Cleopatra at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; and The Piano, My Fair Lady, Travels with My Aunt, The Misanthrope and Célimène and the Cardinal at Court Theatre.  She won a Joseph Jefferson Award for her costume designs for Shakespeare Repertory Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing.  Ms. Cibula-Jenkins designed the Broadway production of David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow starring Madonna and also designed the Broadway and touring productions of Mr. Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross.  Other theater credits include costume designs for the Alliance Theatre (Atlanta), A.C.T.  in Seattle, Public Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, American Repertory Theatre and Arena Stage.  Film credits include David Mamet’s House of Games, Things Change and Homicide. A recipient of the Michael Merrit Award for Design Collaboration, Ms. Cibula-Jenkins heads the costume design department and is chair of the design/tech area at The Theatre School, DePaul University.

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