Theater Latté Da, 2019
Photo by Dan Norman
Eli Sherlock is a freelance designer currently based in Los Angeles working in theater and entertainment media. He has worked with companies such as The Fifth Avenue Theater, Theater Latté Da, Flint Repertory Theater, Park Square Theatre, History Theatre, Artistry Theater, Yellow Tree Theatre, Walking Shadow Theatre Company, Torch Theater, The Public Theater of Minnesota, and Theatre in the Round.
He was recognized for "Outstanding Scenic Design" at the 2018 Minnesota Theater Awards for his design of Assassins with Theater Latté Da. His design at the University of Michigan for Almost, Maine was awarded the KCACTF Region III Scenic Design Award, and won Second Place for Excellence in Scenic Design at the National Festival. He has worked as an intern in the studio of Broadway scenic designer Derek McLane, at The Children's Theatre Company, Seven Devils Playwriting Conference, and Cirque du Soleil's KÁ in Las Vegas. Eli holds an MFA in scenic and production design from UCLA, and a BFA in Theater Design and Production from The University of Michigan. He is a lecturer at UCLA, teaching MFA and BA courses in model making, drafting, and design skills.