SHANGHAI LOW is a non-profit Illinois Arts Organization based in Chicago. Formed in 2001 as a group of theatre craftspeople adapting literary works for the stage, in 2009 the company expanded into the creation of production-related graphics, conceptual art, and visual development.
Simply put, Shanghai Low develops theatrical projects in a unique way.
The company's purview is the history and impact of the world's popular culture, it's aim is to develop innovative scripts, stagecraft, and ideas - and its cause is the illumination of the written word.
Fred Baxter, David Blixt, Tom Kyzivat, Steve Pickering, and Tim Thilleman are the company's current members - often collectively working under the name Althos Low. Mr. Thilleman is General Manager for the group - Mr. Pickering is Project Manager.