Artist

Valerie Curtis-Newton

Director

Last at Playmakers in 2019 with Skeleton Crew, Valerie is currently Head of Directing & Playwriting at the University of Washington’s School of Drama. Valerie is the founding Artistic Director of The Hansberry Project – an African American Theatre Lab. She has previously served as the Artistic Director of Hartford Connecticut’s Performing Ensemble, Inc. and the Artistic Director for Seattle’s Ethnic Cultural Theatre. Her national credits include work with The Guthrie Theatre, Playmakers Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, Mark Taper Forum/Center Theatre Group, Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop and Southern Repertory Theatre.

Shows at PlayMakers