Lileana Blain-Cruz

LCT: Dominique Morisseau's Pipeline, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ War (LCT3, also Yale Rep). Her other credits include The House That Will Not Stand, Red Speedo (New York Theatre Workshop); The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World (Obie Award; Signature Theatre Company); Salome (Governors Island); Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again (Soho Rep.); The Bakkhai (Fisher Center at Bard College); Much Ado About Nothing (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots (Under the Radar Festival, The Public); Project Realms (La Sala); A Guide to Kinship and Maybe Magic (with choreographer Isabel Lewis and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; Dance New Amsterdam); and the Yale Rep production of War.  Yale School of Drama: Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights, The Taming of the Shrew, Tall Skinny Cruel Cruel Boys, Buffalo Maine, Cavity, Fox Play (Carlotta Festival of New Plays).  She was one of the co-artistic directors of the 2011-2012 Yale Cabaret and is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.  Education: Princeton University; M.F.A. in directing, Yale School of Drama.

LCT Blog Posts

  • Lileana Blain-Cruz Interview

    Lileana Blain-Cruz Interview

    Lileana Blain-Cruz is having a lively time of it lately, and I was happy to sit down with her on a rehearsal break of PIPELINE.