Laura Penn

Executive Director

Laura Penn joined SDC and SDC Foundaiton as Executive Director in 2008 after a 25-year career in LORT management. While keeping a keen eye on the challenges currently facing directors and choreographers, Ms. Penn has begun forging partnerships with key …

Peta Coy

Executive Assistant

Australian born director/choreographer Peta Coy has worked in theatre, film and dance as a director, choreographer, movement coach, fight director, tour manager, company manager, executive assistant, and performance arts educator. She holds degrees in dance, performing arts and stage direction …

David Roberts

Foundation Director

David Roberts is the Foundation Director of Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, having started his tenure in November 2016. Immediately prior to joining the Foundation, he was the Managing Director of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH). Under Mr. Roberts’ …

John Dillon

John Dillon is a stage director who makes his home in Seattle, though he’s also the Associate Director of Tokyo’s Institute of Dramatic Arts (and where his productions have twice won Japan’s highest theater award). He’s the Founding President of …

Pam MacKinnon

President

Pam MacKinnon’s recent credits include Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance (Broadway); Bruce Norris’ The Qualms (Steppenwolf); Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Broadway, Arena Stage, Steppenwolf; Tony Award and Drama Desk Awards for Best Director of a Play, Outer …

John Rando

Executive Vice President

John Rando was most recently represented on Broadway with the Tony Nominated Best Musical: A Christmas Story.  He is the 2002 Tony Award and Outer Critic’s Circle Award-winning director of Urinetown, The Musical. Other Broadway credits include: The

Leigh Silverman

Vice President

Broadway: Violet (Tony nomination); ChinglishWell.  Off-Broadway: American Hero (2ST); Kung Fu (Signature Theatre); The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Playwrights Horizons); The Call (Playwrights Horizons); The Madrid (MTC); Golden Child (Signature Theatre); No Place to

Oz Scott

Secretary

Oz Scott is an award-winning television, theatrical and motion picture director whose credits span hundreds of television episodes and dozens of feature films, stage productions and made-for-TV movies. Oz’s directorial talents have contributed to the success of award-winning shows such …

Michael Wilson

Treasurer

Michael Wilson most recently directed the Tony Award winning revival of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful and Roundabout Theater Company’s Off-Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s Talley’s Folly. His other work on Broadway includes Gore Vidal’s The Best Man

Christopher Ashley

Christopher Ashley has served as La Jolla Playhouse’s Artistic Director since October 2007. He has directed the Broadway productions of Memphis (Tony nomination direction), Leap of FaithXanadu (Drama Desk nomination direction), All Shook Up and The Rocky Horror

Walter Bobbie

Walter Bobbie directed Bright Star, Venus in Fur, The Landing, Golden Age, School for Lies, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Chicago, The Submission, The Savannah Disputation, New Jerusalem, High Fidelity, The

Anne Bogart

Anne Bogart is a Co-Artistic Director of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She is a Professor at Columbia University where she runs the Graduate Directing Program. Works with SITI include Persians, Steel