Artists

Lucky Stiff

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Lucky Stiff Installation: Chanté Winwood. Photo: Katherine Holmes.

Artist Bio

Lucky Stiff is a director and performer working in Chicago and New York. They build original experiences that often combine nightclub culture with performance art, as well as classic stories. Their work spans theater, burlesque, and performance art and takes inspiration from Weimar, Germany, Pierrot clowns, and golden age musicals. Their performances have been featured at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Disco Dining Club and Bushwig Festival of Drag, among many others. They are a coproducer of GODDESS at Berlin Nightclub and a cohost of The Tea Podcast. They hold an MFA in directing for theater from Northwestern University.