Artist Profiles

Nan Cibula-Jenkins

Nan Cibula-Jenkins has designed costumes for theatre, film, television, opera and dance. At Steppenwolf Theatre Company she has designed costumes for The Way West, Good People, Clybourne Park, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, American Buffalo, Glengarry Glen Ross, Topdog/ Underdog and The Dresser, among many others. Other Chicago credits include Court Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Goodman Theatre and Writers Theatre. Regional credits include costume designs at Arena Theatre in Washington, D.C., Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Repertory Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Hartford Stage Company, Dallas Theatre Center, Alley Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, Public Theatre, ACT Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club and Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts. She was the original costume designer for the American premiere of Glengarry Glen Ross (Goodman Theatre); and also did the original Broadway and tour productions of Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed the Plow. Nan is a recipient of the Michael Merritt Award for Design and Collaboration, Hollywood Dramalogue Critics Award and the Joseph Jefferson Award for Costume Design. She is the head of the Costume Design program at The Theatre School at DePaul University.