Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Faculty and Staff Directory

Richard Gilbert, M.A.

Title/s:  Instructor of Theatre

Office #:  Mundelein 1302



Richard Gilbert (he/him) is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department at Loyola University Chicago.  He studies representations of violence in contemporary drama, as well as adaptation theory and theory of representation.  He received an M.A. in English from Loyola, an M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago, and his B.A. in theatre from Brandeis University.

Rick is also a professional violence designer and founding member of R&D Choreography, with whom he has designed over 300 productions at theaters around Chicago, including Akvavit, ATC, Chimera, Factory, Lifeline, Oak Park Festival, The Paramount, Pegasus, Piven, Steep, Strawdog, and Theo Ubique. His credits also include She Kills Monsters and Mr. Burns: A Post-electric Play here at Loyola.


M.A. English, Loyola University Chicago

M.A. Humanities, University of Chicago

B.A. Theatre, Brandeis University