Maria Mileaf

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Guest Artist, Theatre

About Maria

Maria Mileaf is a theatre director based in NYC, where she has directed Sharon Washington’s Feeding the Dragon; Lee Blessings’ Body of Water and his Going to St. Ives at Primary Stages; Vijay Tendulkar’s Sakharam Binder and Maria Milisavljevic’s Abyss for the Play Company; Courtney Baron’s Here I Lie and Alan Zweibel’s Playing God for Summer Shorts @ 59E59; Alexandra Gersten-Vasillaros’ The Argument at The Vineyard; and Kira Obolensky’s Lobster Alice at Playwrights Horizons. Favorite regional directing credits include Patricia Wettig’s F2M and Joanna Murray-Smith’s Ninety at New York Stage and Film; Nash’s The Rainmaker at The Old Globe; Lisa D’Amour’s Detroit and Lynne Nottage’s Ruined at the Philadelphia Theatre Company where Mileaf won a Barrymore Award for Outstanding Direction of Tracey Scott Wilson’s The Story; Lucy Prebble’s Sugar Syndrome, John Belluso’s A Nervous Smile, and Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; Wendy Wasserstein’s Third at The Geffen; and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Let There Be Love at ACT in San Francisco. On the West End, Maria directed Richard Schiff in Glen Berger’s Underneath the Lintel.