Artist Profiles

Josh Schmidt

Steppenwolf Theatre Company: Between Riverside and Crazy, The Herd, Tribes, The Birthday Party, The March, Time Stands Still, among others. New York: Therese Raquin (Roundabout Theatre Company/Studio 54); House of Blue Leaves (Walter Kerr Theatre); Brighton Beach Memoirs (Nederlander Theatre); Water by the Spoonful (Second Stage Theater); Dinner with Friends (Roundabout Theatre Company); When the Rain Stops Falling (Lincoln Center Theater); 3 Kinds of Exile, Dying For It (Atlantic Theater Company); About Alice (TFANA); among others. Chicago: The First Deep Breath, Pipeline (Victory Gardens Theatre); How I Learned to Drive (Raven Theatre); Twelfth Night (Writers Theatre, associate artist). Schmidt is the award-winning composer of ADD1NG MACH1N3 (Minetta Lane Theatre, Next Theatre); A Minister’s Wife (Lincoln Center Theater, Writers Theatre); Midwestern Gothic (Signature Theatre); and Gift of the Magi (American Players Theatre). Upcoming commissions: The Metropolitan Opera. Upcoming film: The End. Teaching: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.