Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy

Director, Party People

In one season at OSF: Ruined.

Other theatres: World premieres: Eclipsed (Yale Repertory Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, McCarter Theatre Center), The Good Negro (The Public Theater, Sundance Theatre Institute, Dallas Theater Center), A History of Light (Contemporary American Theatre Festival), Angela's Mixtape (Synchronicity Performance Group, New Georges), A Stone's Throw (Women's Project). Misterioso-119 (Berkshire Theatre Festival, Act French Festival/Lark Theatre).

Other theatre credits: American Buffalo (Baltimore Centerstage); The Piano Lesson (Yale Repertory Theatre); Ruined (La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre); Crimes of the Heart (McCarter Theatre Center); In the Continuum (PlayMakers Repertory Company); Split Ends (La MaMa E.T.C.). International: World premieres: The White Man - A Complex Declaration of Love (Dansk Danseteater, Denmark); Peggy Picket Sees the Face of God (Luminato Festival,Toronto); He Is Here He Says I Say, Book of Life (Sundance East Africa, Kenya).

Other credits: Teaching: The Juilliard School, Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company MFA Directing Program, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Awards: Two Best Production Awards (Eclipsed); Best Production Award (The Piano Lesson). 10 Awards, including Best Production (Ruined); NEA/TCG Directors Grant, New York Theatre Workshop Casting/Directing Fellowship.