Lileana Blain-Cruz

LCT Resident Director. LCT: FlexThe Skin of Our Teeth (Tony Award nomination); Pipeline; the LCT3 productions of Marys Seacole (Obie Award), War (also Yale Rep). Recent projects include Stranger Love (LA Philharmonic); Create Dangerously (Miami New Drama); White Girl in Danger (Second Stage/Vineyard); The Listeners (Opera Norway); Dreaming Zenzile (St. Louis Rep, McCarter, NYTW/NBT); …(Iphigenia) (MASS MoCA, Arts Emerson, Kennedy Center); Hansel and Gretel (film for Houston Grand Opera); Anatomy of a Suicide (Atlantic); Fefu and Her Friends (TFANA); Girls (Yale Rep); Faust (Opera Omaha); The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World (Obie Award), Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine (Signature); ThunderbodiesRevolt. She Said. Revolt Again. (Soho Rep); The House That Will Not StandRed Speedo (NYTW); Henry IV, Part OneMuch Ado About Nothing (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); and The Bluest Eye(The Guthrie). 2022 recipient of the Drama League’s Founders Award for Excellence in Directing, 2021 Doris Duke Artist, 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, 2018 United States Artists Fellow.

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