director + choreographer

Lee Sunday Evans is a director and choreographer of works for the theater. She

won a 2015 OBIE Award for A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes and received the 2016 Susan Stroman Award from the Vineyard Theater.


Most recently, she created a production of MACBETH for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival in which the play is performed by three women, with original music by Heather Christian. In March, she directed the world premiere of WELLESLEY GIRL by Brendan Pelsue at the Humana Festival, and is currently working on CAUGHT by Christopher Chen with The Play Company.


Her work has been presented and developed at: Clubbed Thumb, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Sundance Theater Institute, CATCH, 59E59, The New Ohio, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Culture Project, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, Guild Hall, Emerging America Festival/Huntington Theater, Williamstown Theater Festival, Dixon Place, LaMama, Coatesville VA Medical Center.


As the Resident Director for CollaborationTown, she is currently developing a contemporary adaptation of CANDIDE under commission from LCT3, as well as the THE RISE AND FALL OF THE TRILOBITE KINGDOM a new musical for young audiences commissioned by New Victory’s LabWorks, with original music by Nicholas C. Williams and puppets by Amanda Villalobos.


Time Warner Fellow of 2014-2016 Lab at Women’s Project Theater, Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, New Georges Affiliated Artist.


She has also taught devising theater workshops for the Waterwell Drama Program at PPAS, The Vineyard Theater, and The International Theater  & Literacy Program in Tanzania and Rwanda.


BFA: Boston University.