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Whitney White

Whitney White is a director and musician originally from Chicago based in Brooklyn, New York. Recent work: Aleshea Harris’ What to Send Up When It Goes Down (The Movement, NYT Critics’ Pick), Jump by Charly Simpson (Rolling NNPN World Premiere, PlayMakers Rep), Canyon (IAMA Theatre), This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson (Vineyard Theatre Lab), Rita Tambien Rita by Tony Meneses (Julliard), Othello (Trinity Rep), and Br’er Cotton by Tearrance Chisholm (Endstation). Her original piece Macbeth in Stride was part of the 2019 Under the Radar Festival at The Public, and her original concert-play Definition is currently in development with Ars Nova and the Bushwick Starr. Associate Directing: Marvin’s Room (Broadway), If I Forget (Roundabout), Othello (NYTW). Whitney is the current recipient of the Susan Stroman Directing Award, an Associate Artist at The Roundabout Theatre, and was recently a 2050 Fellow at the New York Theatre Workshop. She is currently in residency with the Drama League as part of their Next Wave Residency where she is developing an African American production of Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters set to original music, and Colt Coeur. MFA Acting: Brown University/Trinity Rep, BA: Northwestern University. www.whitney-white.com

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Whitney White