Steven Wilson is a freelance director, actor and educator. He spent nineteen years working in Chicago and was a longtime member of The Hypocrites, with whom he performed in over a dozen productions and served in a number of leadership roles including Casting Director. Steven is an Artistic Associate at A Red Orchid Theatre where he has directed several world premieres including Craig Wright’s adaptation of Homer’s The Iliad and most recently, The Haven Place by Levi Holloway which featured deaf and hearing actor integration. In Pittsburgh, Steven's directing work has been seen at City Theatre where he staged The 15th Annual Young Playwright’s Festival and several productions with No Name Players including Kirk Lynn’s Fixing King John. Steven specializes in new play development, having worked as a new play workshop director and new play discussion moderator with Chicago Dramatists. He has paired with a number of playwrights to develop new work including Andromeda by Pittsburgh playwright, Gayle Pazerski, which received a workshop and development production at the 2016 Arkansas New Play Festival. Steven holds an MFA in directing from The University of Texas at Austin.
Education & Training
- MFA - Directing, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014
- BFA - Acting, Point Park University, 1996