Artist Profiles

Heather Gilbert

Heather Gilbert is a Chicago-based lighting designer. Her designs have been seen on numerous Chicago stages including Goodman Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Court Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Writers’ Theatre, Lucky Plush Productions, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Hypocrites and Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Off-Broadway and other regional credits include Barrow Street Theatre, The Broad Stage, Huntington Theatre Company, Alley Theatre and Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Heather received the 2012 3Arts Award and the1999 – 2001 NEA/TCG Development Program Award. She serves as Head of Lighting Design at Columbia College Chicago.