REGINA VICTOR (they/them/theirs) is a Black director, multidisciplinary artist, and cultural critic. Presently Sideshow Theatre’s Artistic Director, and one of Newcity’s “Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago”– two years running. Regina has helped develop world premieres by Antoinette Nwandu, Anna Deavere Smith (NOTES FROM THE FIELD), Sarah Ruhl, and recently directed an all Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) ACLU Benefit reading of THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Other notable artistic collaborations include Steppenwolf Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Timeline Theatre, and California Shakespeare Theatre. Works in development include Mallory Raven-Ellen Backstrom (ONCE IN A BLEU MOON) Brynne Frauenhoffer (PRO-AM, Kilroys List 2020), and Emma Durbin (LANDSCAPE). In their spare time, they run Rescripted, an arts journalism platform they founded in 2017, serve on the National Advisory Council for Howlround Theatre Commons, are a board member for The Sappho Project, a member of the Beehive Dramaturgy Collective, and a member of the Bard at the Gate selection committee at McCarter Theater. Learn more at