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Hannah Todd is a Chicago-based director, where she is currently co-directing Marys Seacole at Griffin Theatre and directing Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins at Strawdog Theatre. Previous work in Chicago includes Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (2021, Strawdog Theatre), Thrones! A Musical Parody (Apollo Theater Chicago), associate directing Cambodian Rock Band (Victory Gardens/Merrimack Repertory Theater, dir. Marti Lyons) and assistant directing at Chicago Shakespeare, Lookingglass Theatre Company, and Northlight Theatre.


Prior to moving to Chicago, Hannah was based in Washington, DC, where she co-founded We Happy Few Productions ( In DC, Hannah served as Artistic Fellow at Shakespeare Theatre Company, assistant directed at Folger Theater Shakespeare Theatre, and Studio Theatre, and directed for Theater Alliance, the Capital Fringe Festival and the Source Festival. Hannah also adapted and directed several Shakespeare plays for the radio with Lean & Hungry Theatre/WAMU 88.5. With We Happy Few, Hannah directed critically acclaimed productions of Hamlet, The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, The Winter’s Tale, The Dog in the Manger, and Macbeth.


Hannah holds a BA in Literature and Theatre from Hampshire College and an MFA in Directing from Northwestern University.

Hannah Todd Directing Resume

Photo (c) Laura Coover

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