Claire 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 opprotunity to travel nationally and internationally on tour.

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Season 2018-2019

Light Design
Light Design

Season 2016-2017

Light Design

Season 2015-2016

Light Design

Season 2014-2015

Light Design

Photography by Jon Cole Media
Production photo by Chris Ocken
Photo by KBH Media
Photo by Donald Cardiff
Photo by John Flak
Photo by Dave Brennan
Photo by Heath Hays
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