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    "Under the sure-handed direction of Steve Umberger, the marvelous ensemble makes the difficult look easy."
Philadelphia / Montgomery Media 


Steve Umberger has directed / produced / developed over 200 stage and film/video projects for many companies. Favorite directing credits include The Road to Mecca, Falsettos, Proof, 33 Variations, Alice in Concert, Kith and Kin, The Christians, Cabaret, Communicating Doors, Six Degrees of Separation, The Goat or Who is Sylvia?, a noted production of Angels in America, The Tempest, Romeo and Juliet, all six productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and many new scripts including ones by Wendy Hammond, Beth Henley and Clyde Edgerton.

He has founded or co-developed four companies including directing / producing 100+ plays as Founder & Artistic Director of Charlotte Repertory Theatre, which became one of the 70+ national members of The League of Resident Theatres. The Rep team included a collective of resident artists and distinguished guests including Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Emmy Award and Academy Award winning artists. 
His work includes theatre and symphony collaborations; interdisciplinary projects; and the long-term development and premieres of many new works. Film/television includes An Appalachian Trilogy, the documentary Call Me By My Name, and the Acting Our Age series.

As Founder / Director of the production company The Works (Playworks Group), projects include a new format: stage-and-film documentaries - each created over the course of a year or more with 'citizens of history' whose life stories also tell the history of their times. 
 
Member SDC & AEA. Ed: Circle in the Square (NY), Alan Langdon and Larry Moss NY, Univ. of NC/Charlotte (BCA Theatre) 

Projects above 2015-present
Photos: Donna Bise, NyghtFalcon, Tom Terrell, Mark Garvin, William Guerrant, Norris Greenlee, Perry Tannenbaum, Bill Giduz

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