Tamilla Woodard


         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

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