William Steinberger - Artistic Director
William Steinberger is a director and dramaturg. He is co-founder/Artistic Director of InVersion Theatre. With InVersion, he has directed Amiri Baraka’s Dutchman; a site-specific contemporary-set production of Strindberg’s Miss Julie; Shepard/Beckett, an evening of intertwined plays by these two authors; Caryl Churchill’s Owners; and Mirroring Sky, an original app-play co-created with composer Marc LeMay, with text by Wallace Stevens. Other directing credits include David Auburn’s Proof at Neumann University, the world premiere of Sarah Pappalardo’s Cold at Quince Productions, the world premiere of Hannah Van Sciver’s Marbles at FringeArts and work at InterAct Theatre Company/One-Minute Play Festival, Uglyrhino (NYC), Friends Select School and Allens Lane Art Center. He has directed play readings at Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Wilma Theater, Passage Theatre, New City Stage Company, The Painted Bride, Rider University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Will has assistant directed for David Auburn, Blanka Zizka, Robert O’Hara and Richard Hamburger. For several years, Will worked on the artistic staff of the Wilma Theater. There, he dramaturged Shepard’s Curse of the Starving Class and Leslye Headland’s Assistance, in addition to contributing dramaturgy to nearly twenty other productions. At the Wilma, Will conducted events with audiences and artists, participated in season planning and supervised several college interns. Will has also worked with The Civilians, The Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop, New York Theatre Workshop, the Barrymore Awards, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and Breakthrough Collaborative. He is the consulting Literary Manager/Dramaturg at Passage Theatre, where he recently dramaturged William Mastrosimone’s Tamer of Horses. He is a member of the 2014 Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.