Heather Gilbert


Lighting Designer

At Actors Theatre: The Pirates of Penzance and H.M.S. Pinafore with The Hypocrites. Regional Theatre: Studio Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Repertory Theater, Magic Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Kansas City Repertory, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Huntington Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Alley Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Olney Theatre Center. Chicago Theatre: Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Steep Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Drury Lane Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Writers Theatre, A Red Orchid Theatre and countless storefronts all over the city. International Theatre: Almeida in London and Singapore Repertory Theatre. Additional Credits: Gilbert was a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Grant and the 3Arts Award. She serves as the head of lighting design at Columbia College Chicago and received her M.F.A. at the Theatre School at DePaul.


The Corpse Washer
How to Defend Yourself
We've Come to Believe