VANESSA STALLING is a freelance director based in Chicago. She is the current Michael Maggio Directing Fellow at Goodman Theatre. Chicago directing credits include work with The House Theatre of Chicago, Oracle Productions, Stage Left, Red Tape, Actors Gymnasium and TimeLine Theatre Company. Her most recent production was United Flight 232 for The House Theatre, a work she directed and adapted from Laurence Gonzales’ Flight 232. Ms. Stalling also served as associate artistic director at Redmoon, where she devised and directed several productions including a remount of The Cabinet, Last of My Species, Winter Pageant, Princess Club, Twilight Orchard and roaming performances for President Obama’s White House Halloween Celebrations. She is adjunct faculty at The University of Chicago and Roosevelt University.