Artist Bio

Laura Alcalá Baker

(Bio as of October 2021)

Laura Alcalá Baker (Director; she/her) is a Chicago-based director and new work developer. Chicago directing credits include The Leopard Play, or sad songs for lost boys (Steep Theatre); The Way She Spoke: A Docu-mythologia (DCASE, Greenhouse Theater Center); Nancy Garcia Loza’s BRAVA (Make-Believe Association); and The Pillowman (The Gift Theatre). Regional directing credits include Equivocation, The Giver, 11:11 and Collapse (B Street Theater). New play workshops and readings include work with The New Colony, Paramount Theatre and The Goodman. She is a Steep Theatre ensemble member and a proud member of the Alliance of Latinx Theatre Artists. She was nominated for ‘Best Casting Director’ and “Best Director: Brava” at the ALTA Awards.