Theatre and Dance


Sweeney Todd
Idaho Shakespeare Festival 2013

Great Lakes Theater 2012

Sondheim on Sondheim
Great Lakes Theater 2012

Jeff Herrmann

Jeff Herrmann is a Professor of Theatre at Baldwin Wallace University. As the resident scenic and lighting designer for the program, production design work for BWU has included Rent, La Bohème, Follies, Noises Off and Miss Elizabeth Bennet. Outside of BWU, Professor Herrmann has designed for Cain Park in Cleveland Heights where productions have included Tintypes, Bye-Bye Birdie, Damn Yankees, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Oliver, Songs for a New World, HairDreamgirls and the Cleveland premiere of tick...tick...Boom! . For Dobama Theatre in Cleveland Heights, he has designed the Cleveland premieres of Closer, Wit, Refuge, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Take Me Out, Blackbird, The Last Five Years and Blue Door.  For the Beck Center in Lakewood he designed scenery and lighting for Spring Awakening and Next To Normal, both joint productions with BWU. A resident designer for Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland, he has designed Bat Boy: The Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Cabaret, Into the Woods and Sweeney Todd, all joint productions with Idaho Shakespeare Festival.  For Great Lakes Theater he designed the lighting for Stories by Heart, written and performed by John Lithgow. Also for GLT and Playhouse Square, he designed the scenery for Sondheim on Sondheim, the first national production performed outside of NY. Other Idaho Shakespeare Festival designs include I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, The Spitfire Grill, Little Shop of Horrors and Noises Off. Professor Herrmann holds an MFA in scene and lighting design from Southern Illinois University and is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.  To learn more about Professor Herrmann's work click on the following links  The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Noises Off.

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