Artist Bios

Marti Lyons

(Bio as of June 2019)

Marti Lyons is a Chicago-based director whose most recent credits include Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band (Victory Gardens Theater); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks) and Lily Padilla's How to Defend Yourself (2019 Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville). She will be at the helm of this play again as it makes its world premiere at Victory Gardens Theater in the winter of 2020. She also recently directed Jen Silverman's Witch (Writers Theatre); Jordan Tannahill's Botticelli in the Fire (Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company); Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves and Sarah Burgess' Kings (Studio Theatre). Next she will direct a second production of Witch at the Geffen Playhouse. Marti is an ensemble member at The Gift Theatre, an artistic associate at Sideshow Theatre, and a proud member of SDC.