Loyola University Chicago


Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Faculty and Production Staff

Tim Mann, M.F.A.

Title/s:  Senior Lecturer of Theatre

Office #:  MUND 1317

Phone: 773.508.8324

Email: tmann1@luc.edu


Mr. Timothy Mann is an instructor of Scene Design in Loyola University's Department of Theatre. He teaches Introduction to Design as well as Scene Design and Scene Painting. During the 2006-2007 school year, he designed scenery for Hedda GablerA Midsummer Night's DreamThe Visit , and Cinderella. He also serves as Mentor to the Studio Student Scene Designers.

In the 2005-2006 school year, Mr. Mann designed  the scenery for Loyola University's production of Joe Turner's Come and Gone as well as the lighting for House of Mirth and The Laramie Project. As a theatre designer, he has designed David Bell's American Vaudeville. Other scene design credits include The Secret GardenAll the Way Home, and The Magician's Nephew. Mr. Mann spent eight years as the Art Director for The Late Show with David Letterman. He also designed for various television shows such as The Rosie O'Donnell Show and The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilbourne. Mr. Mann's film credits include HoodlumLet's Go to Prison! and Roll-Bounce.


M.F.A., Northwestern University
B.S., Illinois State University 


Emmy Award: Late Show with David Letterman 

  • Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 1998
  • Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 1999
  • Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2000
  • Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2001
  • Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2002

Daytime Emmy Award: The Rosie O'Donnell Show 

  • Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design - 1996