Angela McMahon

Theatre Specialist

A love of live performance led Angie to a successful career in technical theatre for many years. Through her experience in scenic construction and technical direction, Angie brings skills in project management and engineering, along with a unique understanding of the multitude of ways in which live performance venues are used.

As a technical director at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Angie was actively involved in the build and operation of The Yard, experiencing the construction of a new theatre space from the client’s side of the table. As a theatre planner, Angie uses her experiences in the theatre to help create performance spaces that truly support theatre artists in their many pursuits.

Significant Projects

  • Loyola Academy

    Wilmette, IL

  • Streator High School

    Streator, IL

  • Deerfield High School

    Deerfield, IL

  • DAR Constitution Hall

    Washington DC

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • SIX The Musical, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Technical Director

  • Macbeth, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Technical Director

  • Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Summer 2016-2019

  • Rent, Arizona Repertory Theatre, Technical Director

  • Frankenstein, Arizona Repertory Theatre, Technical Director

Education

  • BA - Western Michigan University
  • MFA - University of Arizona

Organizations

  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology