Stephanie Cluggish is a Chicago, IL based designer for theater and opera; she received her MFA from Northwestern University in June of 2015.
Upcoming projects include Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Yale Dramatic Association); a site-specific production of Philip Glass's In the Penal Colony (Chicago Fringe Opera); and assistant design with Mara Blumenfeld on a new production of Rusalka at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, directed by Mary Zimmerman.
Recent projects include the US premiere of Laura Wade's Posh, directed by Jon Berry (Steep Theatre); the world premiere of David Rabe's new play Good For Otto, directed by Michael Patrick Thornton (The Gift Theatre); a new production of Le Nozze di Figaro at the Wolf Trap Opera in Vienna, VA; a chamber musical of Sarah Ruhl's Melancholy Play with Piven Theater (Evanston, IL), directed by Polly Noonan; Traces: a new play by Shannon Pritchard based on a 16th century Scottish epic poem, directed by Jessica Fisch and premiering at Jackalope's Frontier space (Chicago, IL). She also assistant/associate designed for Mara Blumenfeld on such projects as Frank Galati's new adaptation of East of Eden (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), directed by Terry Kinney; The Secret Garden (Court Theatre), directed by Charles Newell; Brigadoon (Goodman Theatre), directed by Rachel Rockwell; Mary Zimmerman's The White Snake (Goodman, Guthrie, Old Globe), Guys and Dolls (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), and others.
Stephanie has also worked for such companies as the Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Court Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Shakespeare Theater Company (Washington, DC), and the Blue Man Group.