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The Tempest

July 12 - October 8, 2022

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

June 21 - September 9, 2022

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre


September 14 - October 8, 2022

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

King Lear

June 22 - September 10, 2022

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

All's Well That Ends Well

June 20 - September 8, 2022

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

The Sound of Music

June 23 - October 8, 2022

Randall L. Jones Theatre

Trouble in Mind

June 24 - September 9, 2022

Randall L. Jones Theatre


June 25 - October 8, 2022

Randall L. Jones Theatre

Melissa Maxwell


Director—Trouble in Mind

Off-Broadway: Unheard Voices (American Slavery Project); Show Way (Vital Theatre); Nathan the Wise (Pearl Theatre Company); Taboos (Soho Playhouse)

Other Theatres: Safe House (Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis); Slashes of Light (The Kitchen Theatre/Ensemble Theatre Company); Tunnel Vision (Off the WALL Theatre)

Other Credits: co-associate artistic director —Great River Shakespeare Festival; motivational speaker—TEDxMosesBrownSchool, “Taking Ownership”; TEDxBarnardCollegeWomen, “On Courage”

Awards: Best Director nomination, 2019 BroadwayWorld Las Vegas Awards for The African Company Presents Richard III; six St Louis Theatre Circle Award nominations for Safe House; Best Director mention, BroadwayWorld’s Best of 2015 for Safe House; ranked #3, The Best of St. Louis Theater 2015, Ladue News for Safe House

Publications: Unrequited Love (Lulu Press)

Teaching Credits: Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York, Director of Professional Development

Education: BFA, Boston University

Professional Affiliations: SDC, AEA, SAG-AFTRA, DG

Website: www.melissamaxwell.com

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