Lee Keenan is a freelance Lighting and Scenic Designer and Senior Lecturer at Loyola University Chicago. He holds an MFA from Northwestern University, is a company member of The House Theatre of Chicago, a founding member of Sandbox Theatre Project, and an Artistic Associate for Silk Road Rising. Lee has designed lights for Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Centerstage Baltimore, Kansas City Repertory, Court Theatre, The House Theatre of Chicago, 500 Clown, The Building Stage, Silk Road Theatre Project, Next Theatre, The Griffin Theatre, Eclipse Theater Company, Apple Tree, About Face Youth Theatre, Bailiwick Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Bailiwick Chicago, Theatre Seven, Buzz22 and Circle Theatre. He has designed scenery for The Hypocrites, Silk Road Theatre Project, Collaboraction, The Building Stage, The House Theatre of Chicago, Infamous Commonwealth Theatre Company, and Adventure Stage.
Lee Keenan, MFA Northwestern 2005 in Lighting and Scenic Design, Instructor of Lighting Design at Loyola University Chicago since 2006. Company Member: The House Theater of Chicago, a founding member of Sandbox Theatre Project, and Silk Road Rising.
Lighting Designs include: The House Theatre of Chicago: The Nutcracker (2010 and 2011), Rose and the Rime, Hatfield and McCoy, The Attempters, Hope Springs Infernal, Ellen Under Glass, Odradek, Star Witness; Lookingglass Theatre Company: Around the World in 80 Days (remounted with Centerstage Baltimore and Kansas City Rep); Court Theatre: Sizwe Banzi is Dead, Steppenwolf SYA: FML: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life; Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Short Shakespeare! The Taming of the Shrew, Short Shakespeare! Macbeth; Silk Road Theatre Project: Caravaggio (After Dark Award), The DNA Trail; The Next Theatre Company: The Misanthrope, The God of Hell; Griffin Theatre: Spring Awakening, Company, The Hostage, Time and the Conways, Be More Chill; The Building Stage: Noir (After Dark Award), The Ring Cycle, Hansel und Gretel; Milwaukee Repertory Theatre: A Polish Diva from Milwaukee; Eclipse Theatre: The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, Circle Theatre: A Perfect Wedding, Stone Cold Dead Serious; Apple Tree Theatre: Third; Bailiwick: Dorian; 500 Clown: 500 Clown and the Elephant Deal, 500 Clown Trapped, and various tours of 500 Clown Frankenstein and 500 Clown Macbeth.
Scenic Designs include: The House Theatre of Chicago: All the Fame of Lofty Deeds, Thieves Like Us, Star Witness; Silk Road Theatre Project: Golden Child, Back of the Throat, Merchant on Venice, Caravaggio, Silk Road Cabaret 2010, Our Enemies, Yohen, The DNA Trail; The Hypocrites: The Three Penny Opera; Collaboraction: The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow; Adventure Stage: Still Life with Iris, I Dream in Blues.
Costume Design with The House Theatre of Chicago: Death and Harry Houdini. Puppet Design with Justin Roberts And His Players.