Artist Profiles

Barry G. Funderburg

Barry is pleased to return to Steppenwolf and to be working again with Eric Simonson. Previous Steppenwolf productions include Carter’s Way (2008 Jeff Award for Sound Design), Mother Courage and Her Children and Mizlanksy/Zilinsky. Regional theatre design and/or composition credits include over 45 productions at Milwaukee Rep, including recent productions of Pride and Prejudice, The Cherry Orchard with Ben Barnes and Mirandolina with László Marton; Eric Simonson’s Carter’s Way and Work Song (Kansas City Rep); and productions at Arizona Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works, City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, Centerstage in Baltimore, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, American Players Theatre and Indiana Repertory Theatre. Other Chicago credits include Next Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Theatre at the Center and Oak Park Festival Theatre. He has received four Jeff Award nominations, two Jeff Awards and an MFA in Theatrical Sound Design from Purdue University. In addition to theatre, Barry also designs sound and mixes live events for several corporate clients, including AARP.