Artistic Director, South Coast Repertory Theatre – Orange, CA
Marc Masterson is the artistic director of South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, Calif. He has expanded the theatre’s community and artistic initiatives and produced dozens of world premieres including A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, Mr. Wolf by Rajiv Joseph, Office Hour by Julia Cho and the upcoming Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee. Plays premiered by SCR regularly appear all over the country and SCR productions have transferred to the Goodman Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and The Shakespeare Theatre. His recent directing credits include Shakespeare in Love, All the Way, Going to a Place where you Already Are and Zealot at SCR and Byhalia, Mississippi at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival. He served for 11 years as artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville and produced the Humana Festival of New American Plays; he served for 20 years as artistic director of City Theatre in Pittsburgh.