Jessie Austrian

Director Jessie Austrian is a theater-maker, educator, activist and parent thrilled to be making her Playmakers’ debut. She is one of the co-artistic directors and […]

Risa Brainin

Risa Brainin has directed at many theatres across the country including Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theatre Company, Great Lakes Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Milwaukee […]

Preston Lane

THE CHRISTIANS: Director Preston in his 17th season at Triad Stage as Founding Artistic Director where he has directed over 50 productions. In 2017, Preston […]

Saheem Ali

TARTUFFE: Director PlayMakers: Debut. Originally from Nairobi, Kenya, Saheem is a director of plays and musicals with an emphasis on new work. Recent credits include […]

Nicole A. Watson

Director PlayMakers: Debut. Recent credits include Mr. Joy (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), the world premiere of Kara Lee Corthron’s Welcome to Fear City (Contemporary […]

Taibi Magar

PlayMakers: Debut. New York: Ars Nova (Underground Railroad Game, NYT Critics Pick, TONY Critics Pick), The Foundry, TFANA, and the Women’s Project Theatre. She is […]

Michael Perlman

Director PlayMakers: Directed Bye Bye Birdie for the Summer Youth Conservatory and Ray Dooley in A Christmas Carol. Michael returns to PlayMakers where he served […]

Tyne Rafaeli

Tyne is a British-American Director who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Columbia University. She has directed classics, new plays and […]

Jean-Michele Gregory

Jean-Michele Gregory works as a director, editor, and dramaturg, focusing on extemporaneous theatrical works that live in the moment they are told. Working primarily with […]