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

Chicago Reader names Trap Door Theatre as runner up for Best Off Loop Theatre Company! Best of Chicago 2018

Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

Trap Door welcomes
New Resident Director: Monica Payne
and New Resident Sound Designer: Danny Rockett

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