Tyler Thomas is a director and choreographer, currently based in NYC. Her work has most recently been presented by The Vineyard Theatre, Rattlestick Theater, New Ohio Theatre, The Flea, and HERE Arts Center. As an associate and assistant, she has worked with directors such as Whitney White, Taibi Magar, Young Jean Lee, Lear deBessonet, Lee Sunday Evans, Niegel Smith, Jo Bonney, and the Builders Association. Tyler is the current recipient of the Susan Stroman Directing award, current 2050 Fellow with New York Theater Workshop, Foeller Fellow at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Visiting Artist at the Athens Conservatoire in Greece, member of the Lincoln Center Directors’ Lab, and Resident Director of The Commissary, a theater collective currently in residence with The Vineyard Theatre. She holds a BFA in Drama and MA in Arts Politics from the Tisch School of the Arts.
Tyler is from a small town in Louisiana that, in a way, she has never left.