ANDRE PLUESS

Pluess, Andre

Artistic Associate

Andre Pluess is a composer/sound designer based in Chicago. His credits include composition and sound design for numerous productions for Lookingglass, Court Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, About Face Theatre and many other Chicago and regional theaters. Broadway credits: MetamorphosesI Am My Own Wife33 Variations and The Clean House (Lincoln Center).

Andre has received multiple Jeff Awards, an LA Ovation Award, Barrymore Award, Drama Critics Circle Award, and Drama Desk/Lortel nominations for composition and sound design. Recent projects include: Life Sucks, Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth, Treasure Island, Title and Deed, Eastland: A New Musical, Cascabel, In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, Metamorphoses, and Peter Pan (A Play) (Lookinglass); Equivocation (Arena Stage); Stage Kiss and Jungle Book (Goodman Theatre); Endgame (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Milk Like Sugar (La Jolla Playhouse/Playwrights Horizons); The Arabian Nights and Argonautika (Lookingglass, subsequent regional productions); Ghost LightWhite Snake, King Lear, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); and Macbeth and Titus (California Shakespeare Festival).

Bio as of 2017

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CREDITS AND AWARDS

  • THEATRE CREDITS

    Broadway:

    • Metamorphoses
    • I Am My Own Wife
    • 33 Variations
    • The Clean House

    Regional:

    • Equivocation (Arena Stage)
    • Milk Like Sugar (La Jolla Playhouse/Playwrights Horizons)
    • Ghost Light, White Snake, King Lear, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Oregon Shakespeare Festival)
    • Macbeth, Titus (California Shakespeare Festival)
  • FILM CREDITS

    • The Business of Being Born (sound composition)
  • AWARDS

    • LA Ovation Award
    • Barrymore Award
    • Drama Critics Circle Award
    • Jeff Award for New Adaptation for Winesburg, Ohio (About Face Theatre)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for Hephaestus (Lookingglass Theatre Company)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for after the quake (Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for Red Herring (Northlight Theatre)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for Pulp (About Face Theatre)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for Knies and Hens (Strawdog Theatre Company)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for Hamlet (Street Signs)
    • Jeff Award for Original Incidental Music for Orestes (Roadworks Productions)
    • Jeff Award for Sound Design for Blind Mouth Singing (Teatro Vista)
    • Jeff Award for Sound Design for Macbett (Division 13 Productions, greasy joan & company)
    • Jeff Award for Sound Design for Dream Boy (About Face Theatre)
    • Jeff Award for Sound Design for In the Heart of America (About Face Theatre)
    • Jeff Award for Sound Design for Treasure Island (Lookingglass Theatre Company)
    • Jeff Award for Sound Design for columbinus (American Theatre Company)