T.J. Gerckens

T.J.  Gerckens

Lighting Designer, Guys and Dolls 

In one season at OSF: The White Snake

Other theatres: Broadway: Metamorphoses. Off-Broadway: Metamorphoses (Second Stage Theatre); The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (Second Stage Theatre, Lincoln Center’s Serious Fun! Festival); Measure for Measure (New York Shakespeare Festival); Arabian Nights (Brooklyn Academy of Music). Regional: The White Snake, The Jungle Book, Candide, A Civil War Christmas, Pericles, Arabian Nights, Metamorphoses, at such theatres as Guthrie Theater, Goodman Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre Company, La Jolla Playhouse, Arena Stage, Mark Taper Forum. 

Opera: La Sonnambula (Metropolitan Opera); Lucia di Lammermoor (La Scala, Milan, and Metropolitan Opera); Galileo Galilei (Brooklyn Academy of Music). 

Awards: Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Jefferson Award (Metamorphoses); Jefferson Award (The Odyssey); Drama Desk nomination (The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci); Jefferson Award nominations (The White Snake, The Old Curiosity Shop, Pericles, Silk, Secret in the Wings); Helen Hayes nominations (Candide, Pericles); Eddy Award, “Exemplifying the Art of Collaboration” with Daniel Ostling and Mara Blumenfeld. 

Other credits: Teaching, assistant professor, Otterbein University. 

Education: MFA, Boston University; BFA, Otterbein University.