Sean Graney is the Artistic Director and Founder of The Hypocrites. Sean has directed most of The Hypocrites productions. He was born and raised in Boston. He received his BFA in Theater and Writing from Emerson College in Boston. He won a Joseph Jefferson Citation and After Dark Award as Director of Machinal by Sophie Treadwell. He was nominated for Joseph Jefferson Award a few times for adaptation, but never won. He is a current recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors. He was called Chicago’s Best Avant-Garde Director by Chicago Magazine and Chicagoan of the Year (in Theater only) by the Chicago Tribune.