CASEY STANGL is an award-winning director of theater, opera, television and film. Most recently Casey directed Peace in our Time for Antaeus Company, which made Charles McNulty’s Best of Theater list for 2011 in the Los Angeles Times. Casey has worked extensively in the Los Angeles area including South Coast Repertory Theatre where she directed the West Coast Premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room or the vibrator play and won StageScene LA’s award for Best Director and Best Production. She directed and produced the world premiere of How Cissy Grew at the El Portal Theatre, which was named Best New Play at the 2009 LA Weekly Theater awards. Casey’s work was praised in the LA Times as “one of the best directorial efforts in LA this season.” Casey is a frequent collaborator with Garry Marshall’s Falcon Theater directing An Act of Love, Darwin in Malibu, Exit Strategy and Barbra’s Wedding. Nationally Casey’s work has been seen at the Guthrie Theatre, Denver Center Theater Company, HERE in New York, Portland Stage, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., Bailiwick Art Center in Chicago, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Jungle Theater, The Humana Festival and the Pantages Theater. Casey served a twelve-year tenure as Artistic Director of Eye of the Storm Theatre in Minneapolis. Casey’s short film, a romantic comedy entitled C U @ ED’S, was completed as part of American Film Institute’s prestigious Directing Workshop for Women. C U @ ED’S has screened at eighteen film festivals and won several awards including the Audience Award at DC Shorts, “Pick of the Fest” at Palm Springs International ShortsFest and Finalist in USA Film Festival’s National Short Film Competition. Casey’s opera credits include Music Academy of the West, Fort Worth Opera, Kentucky Opera, Portland Opera, Minnesota Opera Company, Pine Mountain Music Festival, Opera Omaha, and Juilliard Opera Center in New York. Casey has twice been a consulting director for ABC/Disney’s Talent Showcase and her web series Front Men can be seen on cheekstv.com.