Susan is associate artistic director at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. She has spent most of her career directing and/or dramaturging new plays including new work at New Dramatists in New York, where first she was director-in-residence and later director of script development and marketing. She has also directed new work at Midwest PlayLabs, The Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and The Gathering at Bigfork. She holds a B.EA. from the University of New Mexico and an M.EA. from Penn State.
Susan has directed at regional and university theaters around the country including The Repertory Theatre of St, Louis, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Asolo in Sarasota and Capital Repertory in Albany. Her university directing credits include Purdue University, The University of Iowa, North Carolina School of the Arts and Cornell University. Her New York off-Broadway credits include work at The Lambs, Primary Stages, Perry Street Theatre, Theatre for the New City, Westbeth, The Westbank, The Actors Studio and in various back rooms and basements. She also is on the advisory board for The Gathering at Bigfork. This is Susan's first season with CSF.