Darcie Crager is a Director specializing in new works and performance art installations for unconventional spaces. Crager also works as a Producer, currently serving as the Managing Director of Rogue Artists Ensemble and as a Founding Producer / Resident Director for the southland company.
Crager holds a Master of Fine Arts in Theater Directing from UCLA as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts Management & Theater Directing with a specialization in Film, Video & Media Studies from Western Michigan University. She is an Associate Member of SDC and a member of the 2017-2018 SDC Observership Class.
Selected Los Angeles Credits as Director: Real Bohemians (The Pasadena Museum of California Art); Bloomsday (The Hammer Museum); Mercy Station (The Vagrancy's Blossoming Festival @ Sacred Fools); Exiles (The Hammer Museum); The Gita & The Gun (the southland company @ Art Share LA); #SayHerName: An Evening of Arts and Activism (The Hammer Museum); The Secret of the Flower Pot (Puppetry. Hamazkayin Theatre Company @ Barsnsdall Gallery Theater); Launch Los Angeles (the southland company @ The Zephyr Theatre); Eurydice (UCLA's Little Theatre); Los Atlantis (Immersive. sponsored by Google & UCLA); The Maids (The Studio Theater); The Automobile Graveyard (UCLA's Theater Lab); Please Vote (Theater 1340); La Perle Noire (Theater 1340); The Bald Soprano (Theater 1330).
Selected Regional Credits as Director: 20 Years of Intersectionality in Action (African American Policy Forum @ Columbia University; New York, New York); Hawaii (What A Do Theatre; Battle Creek, MI); Goodman James (The Epic Theater; Kalamazoo, MI); The Weight of History (The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival); Lucille (The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival); The Baltimore Waltz (York Arena Theater; Kalamazoo, MI); Stop Kiss (York Arena Theater; Kalamazoo, MI); Props (York Arena Theater; Kalamazoo, MI).
Credits as Assistant Director: Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin with Rogue Artists Ensemble & East West Players (Dir. Sean T Cawelti); Right at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. for the National New Play Network (Dir. Jim Petosa).
A complete directing and creative resume can be made available upon request.
Past arts administration credits include work with the Cirque du Soleil Resident Shows Division in Las Vegas, NV Kinetic Theory Circus Arts in Los Angeles, CA as well as The Gilmore Theatre Complex in Kalamazoo, MI. She 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.