Artist Bios

Vanessa Stalling

Vanessa Stalling

(Bio as of November 2019)

Vanessa Stalling (Director) returns to the Goodman, where she recently directed the Chicago premiere of The Wolves and was the 2016 Michael Maggio Directing Fellow. Recent Chicago credits include Photograph 51 (Court Theatre) and A Shayna Maidel (TimeLine Theatre). Stalling is known for her adaptation of Laurence Gonzales’ United Flight 232 which won two Jeff Awards for The House Theatre of Chicago, where she is a company member. She is also a professor of directing and Area Head at UCSD's Department of Theatre and Dance.