Tracy Brigden

Tracy has over 20 years of experience in off-Broadway and regional theater as a dynamic artistic leader with an extensive knowledge of the new play development and production process as well as strong, long term relationships with major American and international playwrights, composers, actors, directors, designers, and other theatre artists.  As a director she has a demonstrated history of creating world-class, acclaimed and notable productions, particularly new plays and musicals, including numerous world premiere productions.

Tracy served as Artistic Director at City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh for 16 years leading the company to its prominent and respected place as a major incubator and producer of new plays and musicals. As a freelnace director, she has worked around the country, principally on new plays. Recent productions include the American premiere of Oil by Ella Hickson at Olney Theatre Center, A Doll’s House, Part 2 (Arden),The Roommate by Jen Silverman (Cincinnati Playhouse) Ironbound by Martyna Majok, The Guard by Jessica Dickey (City), Hand To God and Midsummer: A Play With Songs (at Theaterworks Hartford), An Act of God at Buck’s County Playhouse and Disgraced and Heisenberg (at Pittsburgh Public Theater).  Prior to City Theatre, Tracy served on the artistic staffs of Manhattan Theatre Club and Hartford Stage Co.  Tracy has a BS in Theatre from Northwestern University and a Masters of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing from Point Park University. 

Recent projects include Lifespan of a Fact at Theaterworks Hartford.