St. James Infirmary

creator & performer: Blair Thomas

marionettes & puppet theater: Blair Thomas

music and all instrumental performances: Blair Thomas

sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen

animation: Erin Pleake & Joe Burke

additional art and direction: John Boesche

Rightlynd

author: Ike Holter

performer: Robert Cornelius

original art: Stacey Robinson

original music & sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen

animation & direction: John Boesche

 

La Havana Madrid 

song: No Dejen Que Te Quiten Tu Historia

composer & author: Sandra Delgado

performer: Sandra Delgado

congas: Guiro Acevedo

sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen

animation: Joe Burke

direction: John Boesche

To Be In Love

writer: Gwendolyn Brooks
performer: Cheryl Lynn Bruce
original art: Kerry James Marshall
© Kerry James Marshall. Courtesy of the artists and Jack Shainmann Gallery, New York

original music & sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen
animation & direction: John Boesche

The Tempest

author: Williamm Shakespeare

performer: Nick Sandys

original music & sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen

animation: Joe Burke & John Boesche

direction: John Boesche

 

Smokefall

author: Noah Haidle

performer: Mike Nussbaum

original art: Yeaji Kim

original music & sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen

animation: Erin Pleake & Joe Burke

direction: John Boesche

solo ensemble

writer, original music & performer: Julia Rhoads

sound design: Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen
animation: Joe Burke & John Boesche

additional art & direction: John Boesche 

From Broadway theater productions to performances by premiere dance companies, John Boesche is an acclaimed Chicago-based media designer with a diverse creative background. Locally, he has worked on productions at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Goodman Theatre, Joffrey Ballet Chicago, Steppenwolf Theatre and many more. He has also worked on dozens of productions nationwide, including “The Glass Menagerie” on Broadway at the Roundabout Theatre. Since 2012, Boesche has been Chair of Digital Media for Live Performance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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