Member Profiles

Tina Landau

Biography

Tina Landau, an acclaimed writer, director and teacher, has been a Steppenwolf ensemble member since 1997. Recent work includes directing/conceiving The SpongeBob Musical and directing ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Head of Passes (The Public, upcoming at Mark Taper Forum), among others. On Broadway, Landau has directed Tracy Letts’s Superior Donuts and the revival of Bells are Ringing. For Steppenwolf, she has directed The Wheel, Hot L Baltimore, The Brother/Sister Plays, The Tempest and more. Tina co-authored The Viewpoints Book with Anne Bogart and has taught regularly at such schools as Yale, Columbia, Harvard, and Northwestern.

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Credits & Awards

Theatre

Playwright and Director: Off-Broadway: Floyd Collins (also Chicago, Philadelphia, San Diego); Dream True, Stonewall; La Jolla Playhouse: Beauty; Actor's Theatre of Louisville: 1969. Director Broadway: Superior Donuts, Bells Are Ringing; Off-Broadway: In the Red and Brown Water, Iphigenia 2.0, Wig Out, Mary Rose, Saturn Returns, Orestes, Trojan Women; Long Wharf Theatre: Civil War Christmas, Rag and Bone; Hartford Stage: Antony and Cleopatra; Signature Theatre: Sycamore Trees; McCarter Theater: Midsummer Night's Dream; La Jolla Playhouse: Beauty, Cloud Tectonics, Marisol.

Awards

USA Fellow; Princess Grace Award; TCG/NEA Director Fellowship; Pew, J. Alton Jones and Rockefeller Awards.

Member Profiles

Tina Landau

Tina  Landau