Selina Fillinger - Playwright
Selina is an Oregon-bred, Chicago-launched, and LA-based actor and writer. As a writer, Selina is committed to telling stories with female heroes and antiheroes--great women braving great storms. Her plays include Faceless (Northlight Theatre premiere, Jeff Award-nominated; Zeitgeist Theatre; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Park Theatre in London) and The Armor Plays: Cinched/Strapped (Available Light’s Next Stage Initiative; Alley All New Festival; Theatre Three). Cinched/Strapped is the 2019 recipient of Williamstown Theatre Festival’s L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award. Her play Something Clean, originally commissioned by Sideshow Theatre’s Freshness Initiative, is the recipient of the 2019 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award. Current commissions include South Coast Repertory, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Williamstown. Selina was a Hawthornden Fellow and resident at the Sallie B. Goodman Artist’s Retreat at McCarter Theatre Center. Selina is a Northwestern graduate (’16) where she studied playwriting under Laura Schellhardt.
Craig A. Miller - Director
Craig received his B.A. in Acting at the Illinois State University School of Theatre, and his M.F.A. in Directing at the University of South Carolina. Before serving as 6th Street Playhouse Artistic Director (2011-2018), he was the Executive Artistic Director of East Window Theatre Co. in Chicago, IL (1996-2000), served as Casting Associate for The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (2003-2005), and founded and served as the Artistic Director of The Texas Repertory Theatre Co. in Houston, TX (2005-2011). Craig has directed professional productions at regional theatres across the United States, receiving critical acclaim in publications including American Theatre Magazine, Variety, and The New York Times. His directing credits at the Playhouse include more than 30 productions. He was nominated for Best Director by the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle for August: Osage County and RED and both productions won the SFBATCC award for Best Ensemble. Mr. Miller is the Head of Directing for the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Idaho.