LAURA SAVIA - DIRECTOR
LAURA SAVIA is the Associate Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Williamstown Theatre Festival. Directing credits include the world premieres of Lucy Thurber’s Once Upon a Time in the Berkshires and Orpheus in the Berkshires (Williamstown), Unstuck (59E59/Throughline) and Bareknuckle (Vertigo Theatre), as well Ryan Haddad’s Hi, Are You Single? (The Public Theater – Under the Radar), Jonathan Caren’s The Recommendation (IAMA – Ovation Awards for Best Production and Best Actor) and Josh Koenigsberg’s The Mnemonist of Dutchess County (Theatre Row).
She has directed radio plays by Rob Askins and Halley Feiffer for Naked Angels and Living Newspaper plays by Sarah Burgess and Don Nguyen (at A.R.T./Club Oberon, Joe’s Pub, and Le Poisson Rouge) as well as numerous short plays for Labyrinth Theater Company, Ars Nova, Partial Comfort and the 24 Hour Plays.
She has developed work with Roundabout Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Atlantic Theater Company, Second Stage, Playwrights Realm, Rattlestick and Ma-Yi Theater Company.
Assistant directing includes Broadway’s The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino. Five seasons on staff at Atlantic Theater Company. Alum of the Drama League Directors Project and Northwestern University. www.laurasavia.com.