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Directors Lab West

An 8-day intensive for emerging and mid-career theatre directors and choreographers.
Due to the postponement of the 2020 Directors Lab West,
no applications will be accepted for any upcoming Lab in 2023.


Support DLW!


From humble beginnings, DLW has grown into a premiere must-do event for directors and choreographers the world over with an incredible alumni network of more than 600 directors and choreographers. Help us...

  • ENSURE the Lab remains FREE for all participants

  • ARCHIVE the last 20 Labs online, creating a framework to share future Labs

  • CREATE opportunities for you, our alumni network, to connect with one another online and off year-round

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Stay connected!


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For Alumni

After 20 years, the Directors Lab West listserv has migrated to a new provider, i.o. Groups. If you’re an alum of Directors Lab West and would like to stay connected, email with your name and Lab year and we’ll get back to you.

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