Playwrite, Director, Producer
**Hana S. Sharif** is a playwright, director, producer, and as of 2019, the Artistic Director of The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Previously, she was the Associate Artistic Director at Baltimore Center Stage, where she strengthened community engagement, produced multiple world and regional premieres, and helped to guide the theatre through a multi-million dollar building renovation and rebranding effort. Previous positions include the former associate artistic director, director of new play development, and artistic producer at Hartford Stage, where she was the program manager of the ArtsEmerson Ambassador Program; developmental producer/tour manager of Progress Theatre’s musical The Burnin’ by Cristal Chanelle Truscott; and co-founder and artistic director of Nasir Productions. She is the recipient of the 2009–10 Aetna New Voices Fellowship and Theatre Communications Group (TCG) New Generations Fellowship, as well as DCArts Awards, and serves on the board of directors for the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance and Sprott Foundation.