Michal Janicki

resident graphic designer

Blood on the Cat's Neck

Ever since seeing The Shoemakers in college, Michal has been a dedicated fan of the Trap Door Theatre, and is thrilled to be the resident graphic designer. He has worked on posters and photography for The Fourth Sister, Alice in Bed, and Emma, among others. His photos of Trap ensemble have appeared in publications including Time Out, UR Chicago, and The Chicago Sun Times. He strives to create bold and original works that channel the focus and mission of the theatre.


Poster credit: Michael Janicki

Michal is a graduate of University of Illinois at Chicago, and has also studied visual arts in Switzerland and the UK. He works as a graphic designer for a variety of clients, and more of his work can be found on www.studiobema.com.

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The Balcony

Eva Peron

Congratulations Jeff Awards Nominees 2017: Rachel Sypniewski,
Victor Quezada-Perez
and "ARTURO UI Ensemble"

Trap Door welcomes
Associate Ensemble members:

Adam Huizenga
Sami Ismat
David Kaplinsky
Vic Kuligoski
Eddie Lynch
Josh Pennington
Christopher Prchal
Alex Stien
Alexander Trice
Nora Lise Ulrey
Kristin Davis*
(*Resident Stage Manager)


Congratulations to our amazing Danny Rockett for recent Joseph Jefferson Award - Original Music in a Play for "How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients"
Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

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