Sibyl Wickersheimer

Associate Professor of Scenic Design

Head of Design

Portrait of Sibyl Wickersheimer


Sibyl Wickersheimer resides in Los Angeles where she is head of design and an associate professor of scenic design at the USC School of Dramatic Arts.

In the past few years, she spent a lot of time in Oregon, most recently designing Julius Caesar — directed by Shana Cooper, Richard 2 — directed by Bill Rauch, both at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Wild & Reckless and Lauren Weedman’s Doesn’t Live Here Anymore at Portland Center Stage. Wickersheimer will continue her work at OSF in 2018, designing Oklahoma! directed by OSF’s Artistic Director Bill Rauch.

Other regional set design credits include productions at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, ACT, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Seattle Repertory, Portland Playhouse, Berkeley Repertory, Arizona Theatre Company, Center Theatre Group, The Geffen Playhouse, and South Coast Repertory.

Wickersheimer’s local work in Los Angeles includes over 10 productions at The Actors’ Gang, designs for many amazing smaller theatre companies in L.A. such as Bootleg Theatre, Circle X and Theatre @ Boston Court. Some of her favorite projects have included work for children such as designing the dinosaur puppet stage at the Natural History Museum of L.A. County and a touring production for Keiser Educational Theatre program. Her art installations have also been exhibited in a variety of Southern California gallery spaces.



MFA, University of California – Los Angeles
BA, Washington University

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