Les Waters

LES WATERS (Director) is an Obie Award winning director. He was Artistic Director of Actors Theatre of Louisville from 2012–2018, where he directed The Thin Place, Evocation to Visible Appearance, Little Bunny Foo Foo, Recent Alien Abductions, Macbeth, For Peter Pan on her 70TH Birthday, The Glory of the World, Luna Gale, At the Vanishing Point, The Christians, Our Town, Gnit, Girlfriend, Long Day’s Journey into Night, and Big Love. From 2003–2011, he served as Associate Artistic Director at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. His productions have been seen in New York at Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theatre Company, The Public Theater, Second Stage Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Connelly Theater, Clubbed Thumb, Soho Rep, and Brooklyn Academy of Music, and regionally at theatres such as Arena Stage, Huntington Theatre Company, Mark Taper Forum, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, and American Repertory Theater. He most recently directed The Thin Place (Playwrights Horizons) and Dana H. (Vineyard Theatre), for which he recently won another Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Direction. In 2009, he made his Broadway debut with In the Next Room, or the vibrator play.
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