Tyler Thomas is a director and choreographer, currently based in NYC. She is the current Susan Stroman Award recipient and has developed and staged new work with The Vineyard Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Rattlestick Playwrights, Geva Theatre, Playwrights Center, Northern Stage, New Ohio Theatre, HERE Arts Center, The Flea, and Lincoln Center Education. 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. She is a former 2050 Fellow with New York Theater Workshop, Foeller Fellow at Williamstown Theatre Festival, member of the Lincoln Center Directors’ Lab, BOLD Resident Director at Northern Stage, and has been a Visiting Artist at the Athens Conservatoire in Greece, and Guest Artist at UCLA and UC Santa Cruz. She is also one of the co-artistic leaders of The Commissary, a theater collective currently in residence with The Vineyard. Tyler currently works as the Associate Artistic Director of the national arts and wellness initiative, One Nation/One Project. She holds a BFA in Drama and MA in Arts Politics from the Tisch School of the Arts.

Upcoming: STEW by Zora Howard at Pasadena Playhouse.