Sully Ratke (she/her/hers) (Costume Design; Artistic Associate) is a Chicago-based theatre maker, and an artistic associate at Lookingglass Theatre Company and The Actors Gymnasium in Evanston. She has worked with various Chicago theatres including Steppenwolf, Drury Lane, Marriott, Irish Theatre of Chicago, and the Gift, among others. Her work has been nominated for awards in Chicago, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and St. Louis. She continues to write, create, and design in Chicago while teaching design at various institutions in and around the city, including The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, DePaul University, Columbia College, and North Central College. Follow her @sully.ratke and see more of her artwork and design at sullyratke.com and sullyratkestudios.com.
Bio as of 2023.
Sully Ratke is grateful to be back at Lookingglass. A theatre world-maker with a knack for moon language, Sully’s work has been seen at various Chicago theatres including Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Drury Lane Theatre, The Actors Gymnasium, Adventure Stage Chicago, Griffin Theatre, The Gift Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Northwestern University, Chicago Fringe Opera, and others, as well as across the country at Alliance Theatre, Arena Stage, and South Coast Repertory. She has been teaching design at The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Columbia College, and North Central College. To see more of her art and designs, visit sullyratke.com