Illana Stein – Director
Ms. Stein is a freelance theatre director in NYC. She is known for her work on new plays and making classics accessible.
Select credits include: Off-Broadway credits: Associate Director: Tamburlaine the Great (dir. Michael Boyd), Pericles (dir. Trevor Nunn) at Theatre for a New Audience.
Regional credits: Associate Director: Fingersmith (dir. Bill Rauch) at American Repertory Theatre. Assisting credits: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Signature Theatre, Yale Rep, Pearl Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, and 20+ productions at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. She won an Overall Award for Excellence in directing for or what she will by Charly Evon Simpson (FringeNYC ‘12). Recipient of a 2018 Drama League First Stage Residency, member of LCT Directors Lab ’12, and League of Professional Theatre Women.
Recently, she directed the tour of Julius Caesar for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (2019). Upcoming, she is directing Stupid Fu**ing Bird at Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute at NYU. illanastein.com
SDC Associate Member
LCT Directors Lab Member