DIRECTOR. ARTIST. WRITER.
Regina Victor (they/them/theirs) is a Black director, multidisciplinary artist, and arts critic. Presently Sideshow Theatre’s Artistic Director, and one of Newcity’s “Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago”-- two years running. They are the dramaturg for Jeannette The Musical, book by Lauren Gunderson, music by Ari Afsar. Victor has helped develop world premieres by Antoinette Nwandu, Anna Deavere Smith (Notes from the Field), Sarah Ruhl, and are directing works in development by Brynne Frauenhoffer (Pro-Am, Kilroys List 2020), and Terry Guest (Marie Antoinette & the Magical Negroes). They co-founded Rescripted in 2017, an arts journalism platform by and for artists, and have written for other publications including American Theatre, Playbill, and the Chicago Reader. Other notable artistic collaborations include Steppenwolf Theater, Jackalope Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Timeline Theatre, California Shakespeare Theatre. In their spare time, they serve on the National Advisory Council for Howlround Theatre Commons, and as a board member for The Sappho Project.
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