Faculty Biography - Anthony Churchill

Faculty Biography - Anthony Churchill

Anthony Churchill

Lecturer

A.A. Oakton Community College
B.F.A. Northern Illinois University
M.F.A. Academy of Art, San Francisco

847.635.1901
achurchi@oakton.edu
Room 1369 Des Plaines

Personal Statement

A graduate of Oakton Community College, Tony also has a BFA in Theater Design & Technology from Northern Illinois University and an MFA in Interior Architecture from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. Tony is an award winning artist, writer and educator; teaching and designing projects at Oakton Community College as the Technical Director of its Performing Arts Center.

In addition to his work at Oakton, Tony is a designer of sets and media, a writer, filmmaker, and director. Based in Chicago, he collaborates on more than 200 plays, spaces and events a year throughout the Midwest, United States and Europe. Working from a foundation of classical storytelling, spectacle and the communal experience of live performance, Tony designs each project with an eye for magic and memorable experience. His primary goal is developing a bond between audience and players through unique and visceral experience. Tony is driven by projects with story, heart and a lesson. He loves a challenge to his abilities and the notions of a traditional American audience.