Melissa Maxwell

Clyde’s: Director

PlayMakers: Debut.

Melissa specializes in new play development. Credits include Imbroglio (Great River Shakespeare Festival); Clyde’s (George Street Playhouse); Trouble in Mind (Utah Shakespeare Festival); Safe House (Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis; received 6 St Louis Theatre Circle Award Nominations); Slashes of Light (The Kitchen Theatre/Civic Ensemble; world premiere); Tunnel Vision (Off the WALL Theatre, world premiere); American Slavery Project’s Unheard Voices (NY Historical Society and other venues); Show Way (Vital Theatre; received Off Broadway Theatre Alliance ‘Best Family Show’ nomination); Nathan the Wise (Pearl Theatre Company); world premiere of scientist Carl Djerassi’s (creator of the contraceptive pill)Taboos (Soho Playhouse).

Melissa is also an actor, award-winning playwright, and motivational speaker with two TEDx Talks to her credit (TEDxMosesBrownSchool: Taking Ownership; TEDxBarnardCollegeWomen: On Courage).

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