Joshua Grossman ASTC


Joshua is a creative planner and consultant with strong connections to the professional theatre community.  He joined Schuler Shook in 2000, after ten years of working as a scenic designer, production manager and technical director in an array of fields, from theatre and special events to television and architectural restoration.

Passionate about graceful, sustainable and efficient design, Joshua brings to every project the ability to think laterally to find solutions, drawing on his considerable working knowledge of the multitude of systems that comprise a contemporary performance facility.


  • BFA - Emerson College


  • American Society of Theatre Consultants
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology
  • ETCP Certified Rigger – Theatre


  • DePaul University, The Theatre School
    • USITT Honor Award, 2016
    • AIA Chicago Honor Award, 2015
    • Chicago Building Congress CBC/COAA Owners' Choice Award, 2014
  • Lookingglass Theatre Company
    • USITT Merit Award, 2005
    • AIA Chicago Design Excellence Award, 2004
    • Chicago Building Congress Merit Award, 2004
    • Friends of Downtown Adaptive Reuse Award, 2004
    • Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence, 2003