Darcie Crager is a Director and Creative Professional devoted to creating contemporary work through a myriad of styles and mediums. Through interdisciplinary work, Crager embraces narratives that are diverse in form and origin, ultimately aiming to challenge society's perception of modern storytelling. Not limited to one form of entertainment or directing, Crager specializes in live theatrical productions, stop motion / puppetry, multimedia content and immersive installations for unconventional and public spaces.
Crager holds a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from UCLA’s School of Theater, Film & Television as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management with specializations in Marketing, Directing and Film, Video & Media Studies from Western Michigan University. She is an Associate Member of SDC.
Her work as a Creative Director has recently premiered at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.; The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; Lerner Hall at Columbia University in New York, New York; and throughout venues in Los Angeles.
A complete directing and creative resume can be made available upon request.
Crager is a Founding Resident Director of the southland company.
Past entertainment management credits include work with the Cirque du Soleil Resident Shows Division in Las Vegas and Rogue Artists Ensemble in Los Angeles. Crager served as the Managing Director of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Rogue Artists Ensemble from 2017-2019.
Crager has performed as a producer on productions throughout Los Angeles with the southland company and Rogue Artists Ensemble, as well as on co-Productions with The Pasadena Playhouse, East West Players and The City of West Hollywood.