DAMON KIELY returns to TimeLine with BOY, where he previously directed WEEKEND. He is the Chair of Performance at The Theatre School at DePaul University and the author of How to Read a Play: Text Analysis for Directors (Routledge 2016). His production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY (American Blues) received the Equity Jeff Award for Production of a Musical, Midsized. He recently directed BARBECUE at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Space. From 2002 through 2007, he served as Artistic Director for American Theatre Company, and has directed for American Blues, Strawdog, Route 66, A Red Orchid, Next, and many others. His original plays THIEVES LIKE US and THE REVEL were produced by The House Theatre of Chicago.

Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society