VANESSA STALLING is making her TImeLine debut with A SHAYNA MAIDEL. She most recently directed JOSHUA (Wagner New Play Festival). Prior to that, she directed THE WOLVES (Goodman). Other productions include HOOKMAN (Steep) and UNITED FLIGHT 232 (Jeff Awards for Outstanding Production – Midsize Theatre and Ensemble, The House Theatre), a production she adapted from the book Flight 232. Stalling was a primary artist at Redmoon Theater, serving as a director, performer, and Associate Artistic Director. As an artist at Redmoon, she directed several productions, including a remount of THE CABINET, which toured Brazil as part of the FILO Festival; LAST OF MY SPECIES; WINTER PAGEANT; PRINCESS CLUB; TWILIGHT ORCHARD and roaming performances for President Obama’s Halloween celebrations at The White House. She has held teaching positions at Roosevelt University, Columbia College, University of Chicago, and is an assistant professor of directing at the University of California San Diego’s Department of Theatre & Dance. She was the 2016 Michael Maggio Fellow at the Goodman Theatre and a New City 2018 Player. 

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