Jeff Herrmann is a Professor of Theatre at Baldwin Wallace University. As the resident scenic and lighting designer for the program, recent production design work for BW has included Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Chorus Line, La Finta Giardiniere and Saturday Night Fever.
Professionally, Professor Herrmann has designed for Cain Park in Cleveland Heights and 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, Hair, Dreamgirls and the Cleveland premiere of tick...tick...Boom! For Dobama Theatre, his designs have included 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. At Beck Center for the Arts, he designed the scenery for Mary Poppins. For Cleveland Public Theatre, he designed the scenery for Exact Change. As resident designer for Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland, his designs have included Bat Boy: The Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Cabaret, Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Les Miserables and The Secret Garden, all joint productions with Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Also for Great Lakes Theater and Playhouse Square, he designed the scenery for Sondheim on Sondheim, the first national production performed outside of NY. Additional Idaho Shakespeare Festival designs include I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, The Spitfire Grill, Little Shop of Horrors and Noises Off. For Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, he designed the lighting for The Fantasticks during the 2015 summer season.
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.