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Heather Gilbert

HEATHER GILBERT designed Gem of the OceanWater by the Spoonful, Home, The Comedy of Errors, The Mystery of Irma Vep, and What the Butler Saw at Court Theatre. Her work as a lighting designer has been seen on many other Chicago stages including The Hypocrites (community member)Steppenwolf Theatre, Goodman Theatre,  Steep Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Remy Bumppo, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Writers Theatre, TimeLine Theatre, About Face Theatre, and countless storefronts all over the city. Regional credits include Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Repertory Theatre, Kansas City Rep, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Huntington Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Alley Theatre, Berkeley Rep, and Actors Theatre of Louisville. International credits include the Almeida in London and Singapore Repertory Theatre. Heather was a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Grant and the 3Arts Award. Heather serves as the Head of Lighting Design at Columbia College Chicago, and received her MFA at the Theatre School at DePaul.