Hello and welcome!

Hannah Wolf is a Los Angeles based director originally from Juneau Alaska. She makes "subversively shiny" work for the stage that experiments with form, content and the role of the audience. Hannah collaborates with playwrights, musicians, magicians, craft brewers, dancers, puppeteers and many others to develop new plays and to subvert old ones. She founded and curates the blog Ask A Director and has written about theatre and performance for culturebot.org and howlround.com. She also founded and produces the Los Angeles event MeetCute with fellow director Katie Lindsay.

Recent work includes: She Buried the Pistol by Lydia Blasidell (La Jolla’s WOW Festival) Instructions for a Séance by Katie Bender (MoHA), Franklin by Samantha Noble (Perseverance Theatre), TITLE LOADING (Fusebox Festival), The Bigot by William Glick, Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spigel, ENRON by Lucy Prebble (UT Austin), and The Sky Game by Kimberly Belflower (Peppercorn Theatre). Hannah's production of ENRON by Lucy Prebble (UT Austin) received a total of six Austin Critics Table Award nominations, including Best Director and Best Production.

She's directed and developed work at the Geffen Playhouse, Greenway Arts, We the Women Collective, The Fountain Theatre, Perseverance Theatre, Superhero Clubhouse, The Civilians, Colt Coeur, TerraNOVA Collective, Dixon Place, Columbia University, New York University, The Vineyard Theatre and Ensemble Studio Theatre.

She's a member of the 2012 Lincoln Center Directors Lab, 2018/19 National Directors Fellow (O'Neill, NNPN, SDC and the Kennedy Center), 2014/15 Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and was in Bucharest Romania in 2013/2014 as a Fulbright Research Fellow. She received her M.F.A. in Directing from the University of Texas at Austin and is a proud SDC Associate.

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"-the young audience cheers when Ride is selected into the NASA astronaut program, they help with the countdown of the space shuttle launch." (Sacremento News & Review)

"...director Hannah Wolf has crafted a nuanced, satirical, enraging piece of theater that is more timely in the era of "Me, Too" than ever before." (Austin American Statesman)

"Wolf's production is visually arresting, full of moments of striking staging containing visual imagery that will remain with you long after the performance." (Broadway World)

"Together with a committed cast of all-in actors and a dream team of designers, director Hannah Wolf successfully proves that reframing and commenting upon history can be as simple as switching out the storytellers." (Austin Chronicle)

"At its core, The Sky Game works because of its participatory nature....Thematic elements tying individual and collective power to the ability to exact change will strike a chord for those invested in community and movement-building work." (Triad City Beat)

"Introducing Soho Rep W/D Lab member Hannah Wolf" (Soho Rep.)

"The World: Hannah Wolf's Home For Bold Theatre" (Romania Insider)

"Un regizor american vrea să promoveze teatrul românesc la New York"(Blogunteer.ro)