T. Erin Gruber
T. Erin Gruber is an artist and educator working professionally as a visual storyteller. She is currently an MFA Theatre Design student at the University of Alberta and living in Amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton). An award-winning theatre designer with experience in set, lighting, costume and projected media design and a member of the board of directors of the Associated Designers of Canada, her theatre projects have toured locally and internationally. In June 2019 her design work was featured at the Prague Quadrennial International Design Exhibition. She is committed to combining the powers of visual communication with the passion and emotion of live performance. The projects that excite her most connect her core values of compassion, empathetic awakening and joyful experience with the public.
Bears and Minosis (Environment Designer, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate Theatre, Dora Mavor Moore Nominations for Lighting and Video Design), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (Set, Lighting and Costume Design, Citadel Theatre and Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Sterling Award for Lighting Design), Café Daughter (Production Design, Workshop West Playwright’s Theatre, Canadian Tour), Witch Hunt at the Strand (Set, Lighting and Projection Design, Workshop West Playwright’s Theatre, Sterling Nomination for Projection Design), Category E (Production Design, Maggie Tree Collective, Sterling Awards for Lighting and Projected Media Design), A Bomb in the Heart (Production Designer, Downstage Theatre, Betty Mitchell Nomination), Monstrosities (Video and Lighting Designer, Maggie Tree Collective, Sterling Nomination), TOMMY (Assistant Video Designer, Stratford Festival), Ring of Fire (Set and Video Designer, Chemainus Festival Theatre), DELETE (Media Designer, Prague Quadrennial Exhibition, Birdland Theatre).