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Lighting design by Claire Chrzan.

Claire Chrzan

Clair Chrzan.

Claire Chrzan grew up in the suburbs and has lived in Chicago for the last 10 years. For Strawdog she has designed The Night Season and After Miss Julie, and collaborations between Strawdog and the Forks and Hope Ensemble, including The Pied Piper and Best Beloved: The Just so Stories.

As a full-time freelance lighting designer, Claire has also had the pleasure of designing with A Red Orchid, Haven, Manual Cinema, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Sideshow, Jackalope, First Floor Theatre, About Face, The Gift, and more.

Claire also works as a production stage manager for various dance companies, affording her the opportunity to travel nationally and internationally on tour.

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Strawdog Creative Team

The Effect (Season 32)
Lighting Designer

The Revolutionists (Season 31)
Light Design

Masque Macabre (Season 31)
Light Design

The Night Season (Season 29)
Light Design

After Miss Julie (Season 28)
Light Design

The Pied Piper (Season 27)
Light Design