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Director

Patricia
McGregor

Born in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, McGregor is a director and writer working in theatre, television, film, and music. She is an Old Globe Resident Artist and the inaugural Artist in Residence for Adam Driver's Arts in the Armed Forces. McGregor has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Her productions include Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole (co-writer and director; Geffen Playhouse, People’s Light); Sisters in Law (Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts); Shakespeare: Call and Response, Krapp’s Last Tape, What You Are, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Measure for Measure (The Old Globe); Skeleton Crew (Geffen Playhouse); Good Grief (Center Theatre Group); Hamlet (The Public Theater); Place (Brooklyn Academy of Music); The Parchman Hour (Guthrie Theater); Ugly Lies the Bone (Roundabout Theatre Company); brownsville song (b-side for tray) (Lincoln Center Theater); Indomitable: James Brown (Apollo Theater); Holding It Down (The Metropolitan Museum of Art); A Raisin in the Sun, The Winter’s Tale, and Spunk (Cal Shakes); Adoration of the Old Woman (INTAR Theatre); Blood Dazzler (Harlem Stage); Four Electric Ghosts (The Kitchen); and the world premiere of Hurt Village (Signature Theatre). McGregor served as Associate Director of Fela! on Broadway and for many years she has directed The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway. She served as director for HBO’s emerging writer’s showcase, and as tour consultant to Raphael Saadiq and J. Cole. She co-founded Angela’s Pulse with her sister, choreographer, and organizer Paloma McGregor. McGregor attended Yale School of Drama, where she was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow and Artistic Director of Yale Cabaret.