Annie Levy

Assistant Professor of Directing & Stage Management


Annie G. Levy is a director and theatre-maker whose work often revolves around modern mythology, historical turning points, and scientific breakthroughs. Originally hailing from New York City, her recent New York credits include City Center, Dixon Place, HERE, The New Ohio Theatre, Theatre at the Tank, Access Theatre, Figment Festival, and The Green Building. Annie is a founding member of World Wide Lab, an international directors collective that experiments with different models of co-directing, in residency at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center (2011), the Irondale Center in Brooklyn (2012 & 2013), Teatro Due in Rome (2014), Syros Institute on the Greek Island of Syros (2015), 435 Art Zone in Taipei, Taiwan (2016) and Tarragon Theatre in Toronto, Canada (2017). Currently, Annie is creating a new piece called TREE ARMY: The CCC Project, an exploration of the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Annie has received a FAIR assistantship at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, was the 2012 Paul Artist Resident at Indiana University, Bloomington and was a 2010 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Uptown/Downtown Artist. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab, an Associate Member of SDC and is the co-founder of the literary series SWEET! Actors Reading Writers. She earned her BA at Columbia University, her MFA at Sarah Lawrence College and her MA in cognitive studies in education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where her research focused on the integration of theatre and STEM subjects with college-aged populations. She is the head of the MFA Directing Program and the MFA Stage Management Program at the University of Alabama.