Regina Victor (they/them/pharoah) is a Black director, multidisciplinary artist, and cultural critic. Presently Sideshow Theatre’s Artistic Director, and one of Newcity’s “Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago”-- two years running. Victor has helped develop world premieres by Antoinette Nwandu, Anna Deavere Smith (Notes from the Field), Sarah Ruhl, and recently directed an all Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) ACLU Benefit reading of The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Works in development include Mallory Raven-Ellen Backstrom (Once in a Bleu Moon) Brynne Frauenhoffer (Pro-Am, Kilroys List 2020), Terry Guest (Marie Antoinette & the Magical Negroes), and Emma Durbin (landscape). They co-founded Rescripted in 2017, an arts journalism platform by and for artists, and have written for other publications including American Theatre, Playbill, and the Chicago Reader. Other notable artistic collaborations include Steppenwolf Theater, Jackalope Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Timeline Theatre, California Shakespeare Theatre. In their spare time, they serve as a board member for The Sappho Project, and are a member of the Beehive Dramaturgy Collective. Learn more at www.reginavictor.com.