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Tamilla Woodard

 
Bio:
Tamilla is the recently named Associate Artistic Director of WP Theater (Formerly Womens Project). She is the co-founder of PopUP Theatrics, which has created immersive and participatory theatre for audiences in Europe, South America, Mexico and the US since 2007 and she serves as the Artistic ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tamilla is the recently named Associate Artistic Director of WP Theater (Formerly Womens Project). She is the co-founder of PopUP Theatrics, which has created immersive and participatory theatre for audiences in Europe, South America, Mexico and the US since 2007 and she serves as the Artistic ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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viBe Theater Cohort with Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Tamilla Woodard, Lisa McNulty Photo

viBe Theater Cohort with Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Tamilla Woodard, Lisa McNulty

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Tamilla Woodard, Rachel Karpf, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Lisa McNulty Photo

Tamilla Woodard, Rachel Karpf, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Lisa McNulty

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Tamilla Woodard (Director) & Donnetta Lavinia Grays (Playwright & Performer)  Photo

Tamilla Woodard (Director) & Donnetta Lavinia Grays (Playwright & Performer)

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Tamilla Woodard (Director) & Donnetta Lavinia Grays (Playwright & Performer)

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Michael Sag, Lisa McNulty, Tamilla Woodard, Stephanie Ybarra and Michael Ross Photo

Michael Sag, Lisa McNulty, Tamilla Woodard, Stephanie Ybarra and Michael Ross

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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

Tamilla Woodard Biography

Tamilla is the recently named Associate Artistic Director of WP Theater (Formerly Womens Project). She is the co-founder of PopUP Theatrics, which has created immersive and participatory theatre for audiences in Europe, South America, Mexico and the US since 2007 and she serves as the Artistic Director of The Five Boroughs/One City Project, a multi-year initiative of The Working Theater. The project commissions Theatre makers to work in collaboration in creating works in response to working class communities in all 5 boroughs of New York City.

She is a 2014-2016 Time Warner Fellow at WP Theater Director’s Lab, an alumnus of The Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop and a graduate of The Yale School of Drama. Her work has been seen at A.C.T., The Atlantic Theatre Company, The Working Theater, The Classical Theatre of Harlem, New York Theater Workshop, HERE Arts Center, New Georges, Culture Project, Cleveland Public Theater, Salt Lake Acting Company, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Kitchen Theatre, and at festivals and theaters Internationally. She has also directed and taught at New York University Tisch Graduate Acting, Suny-Purchase, Pace University, Fordham University, Webster Conservatory of Theatre, American Academy of Dramatic Art and Queens College.

Recently named in American Theatre Magazine as Six Theatre Workers to Watch, Tamilla is also the recipient of The Josephine Abady Award from The League of Professional Theatre Women, The Charles Bowden Award from New Dramatists and an Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show.

Recent work includes: Men on Boats at American Conservatory Theatre, American Dreams at Cleveland Public Theater; The Museum of Lies, at GreenHours/Monday Theatre, Bucharest Romania and PolkaDots: The Cool Kids Musical at The Atlantic Theatre Company




Tamilla Woodard News

Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. 

World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022 Photo World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2022–23 season of four plays. The season will begin with Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, running October 6–29. James Bundy, who directed Albee’s A Delicate Balance at Yale Rep in 2010, will stage this new production of the explosively comedic and harrowingly profound masterpiece. 

Works & Process to Present FEDERAL HALL: THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT Photo Works & Process to Present FEDERAL HALL: THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced Federal Hall: The Democracy Project with Larissa FastHorse, Michael R. Jackson, and Bruce Norris on April 4, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Michael R. Jackson's A STRANGE LOOP Event Announced at Works & Process at the Guggenh Photo Michael R. Jackson's A STRANGE LOOP Event Announced at Works & Process at the Guggenheim
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2022

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has announced an addition to the 21/22 season with Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, featuring Raja Feather Kelly, Stephen Brackett, and Rona Siddiqui on April 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced the complete line-up for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 20 – July 2, 2022 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) and will feature productions of three new plays.

WP THEATER Announces The 2022 Pipeline Festival Photo WP THEATER Announces The 2022 Pipeline Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

WP Theater has announced the 2022 lineup for The Pipeline Festival, the fourth biennial showcase of the artists in its celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors, and producers.

Working Theater Announces Spring 2022 Season Photo Working Theater Announces Spring 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

Working Theater has announced programming details for its Spring 2022 Season, which marks new partnerships with Waterwell, Radical Evolution, and New Ohio Theatre.

JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT Announces Finalists for Playwriting Contest Photo JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT Announces Finalists for Playwriting Contest
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

The Jewish Plays Project announced the seven finalists for the 11th National Jewish Playwriting Contest, chosen from over 250 submissions from 30 states and five countries.

Guthrie Theater Announces Schedule Changes For 2022 A RAISIN IN THE SUN Postponed; DE Photo Guthrie Theater Announces Schedule Changes For 2022 A RAISIN IN THE SUN Postponed; DESTINY OF DESIER Canceled
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2022

The Guthrie Theater today announced changes to its 2021–2022 Season performance calendar amid ongoing challenges and concerns due to COVID-19.

Guthrie Theater Announces Schedule Changes to 2021-2022 Season Photo Guthrie Theater Announces Schedule Changes to 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

The Guthrie Theater today announced changes to its 2021–2022 Season performance calendar amid ongoing challenges and concerns due to COVID-19. The Guthrie has decided to postpone Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, which was scheduled to begin January 12, 2022.