Artist Profiles

Mara Blumenfeld

Mara's previous designs for Steppenwolf include Up, Kafka on the Shore, after the quake (also at Long Wharf, La Jolla and Berkeley Rep), Man from Nebraska, Homebody/Kabul (also at Mark Taper Forum and BAM), The Royal Family, The Violet Hour, The Berlin Circle, Space, Time to Burn, Skylight and The Cryptogram. Elsewhere in Chicago, she has designed numerous productions for Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Lookingglass Theatre Company, where she is an ensemble member. New York credits include Mary Zimmerman's Tony Award-winning production of Metamorphoses, as well as her productions of Lucia di Lammermoor and La Sonnambula for the Metropolitan Opera.