Biography

James Schuette

James Schuette’s work at Steppenwolf includes set designs for Time to Burn, Space, Berlin Circle, The Royal Family (Jeff Award) and Homebody/Kabul, as well as costume designs for Mother Courage, Purple Heart and Time of Your Life. Recent work includes set or costume designs for Of Thee I Sing directed by Tina Landau (Papermill Playhouse), Frank Galati’s Oedipus Complex (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Nixon in China directed by James Robinson (Opera Theatre of St Louis), Intimations for Saxophone directed by Anne Bogart (Arena Stage) and Doug Varone’s Deconstructing English. His work has been seen at the Goodman Theatre, Old Globe Theatre, Berkeley Rep, Seattle Rep, A.C.T, Long Wharf, Yale Rep, Prince Music Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, The Public Theatre, Glimmerglass Opera, Seattle Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Minnesota Opera, New York City Opera and Santa Fe Opera. Upcoming projects include Rigoletto and Marriage of Figaro at Opera Colorado and After the Quake at Steppenwolf.