Leah Cooper has been directing, producing, and managing in theater for over 30 years. Based in Minneapolis, she has directed for Workhaus Collective, Mixed Blood Theatre, Park Square Theatre, History Theatre, Pillsbury House & Theatre, Commonweal Theatre, Theatre in the Round, Gremlin Theater, 20% Theatre, Shakespearean Youth Theatre, and The Playwrights’ Center. Leah is Co-Artistic Director of Wonderlust Productions, a professional ensemble creating new works driven by community stories. She has been the first Executive Director of the Minnesota Theater Alliance, co-founding Partner at MinnesotaPlaylist.com, and Executive Director at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Leah consults with many theaters and nonprofits in strategic planning, board governance, systems design, and training. She also spent 10 years in the corporate sector as a software engineer and business consultant.
With Poetic Theater Productions:
Director of Outside Paducah: The Wars at Home, September 26-October 15, 2017