Artist Profiles

Joey Wade

Joey Wade recently moved to Washington, D.C. and designed Kafka's Metamorphosis (Woolly Mammoth Theatre) and is thrilled to be back "home" in Chicago and designing for Yasen at Steppenwolf Theatre Company again. Previous Steppenwolf credits include The Dazzle by David Cromer, Uncle Vanya directed by Sheldon Patinkin, The Duel with Yasen Peyankov (produced in association with European Repertory Company), and last season's production of Russian Transport. Joey assisted renowned master designer Ralph Koltai on designs with Nottingham Playhouse (United Kingdom), Scottish National Opera, Teatre de l'Orange (Italty), Ralph Koltai Retrospective Exhibition at Lethaby Gallery (London) and Timon of Athens (Chicago Shakespeare Theater). Joey has been honored to receive Joseph Jefferson Awards for his scenic designs for A Month in the Country (Bailiwick Chicago); and Impossible Marriage (Strawdog Theatre Company); as well as nominations for The Fall of the House of Usher (The Hypocrites) and The Price (Writers Theatre).