Stephanie Ward is thrilled have directed WOMEN by Chiara Atik with BethDies, Inc. Stephanie has developed and directed work with The New Victory, The Atlantic Acting School, Ensemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood, #serials@theflea, F*It Club, The Brick, Distilled Theatre Company, INTAR, UglyRhino, The Shelby Company, Pipeline Theatre Company, and more. She has also directed two short films, one she co-directed with Clayton Farris, which won the LA Indie Film Festival award for Best Comedy Short and the Audience Award.
Assistant Directing credits include: The Oldest Boy by Sarah Ruhl (Lincoln Center Theatre, world premiere), Time and the Conways (The Old Globe), A Sunrise in Times Square by Sharr White, dir. Claudia Weill (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Luck of the Irish by Kirsten Greenidge (LCT3), Vengeance Workshop (Now called INDECENT) by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman (OSF/Yale Rep), Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, dir. Rebecca Taichman (ART/Yale Rep), Everything You Touch Workshop by Sheila Callaghan (True Love Productions).
Stephanie got her start as an Agent Trainee at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, where she started in the Books to Film Department in Los Angeles, before transferring to New York.
She is a member of the 2014 Lincoln Center Directors Lab and was nominated for Best Comedy Director by the Stage Raw LA Theatre Awards.
She received a Rough Draft residency at The Drama League with Abby Rosebrock's play "Singles in Agriculture," which played at The Brick and Dixon Place this year.