Lilleth Glimcher

Lilleth Glimcher

Lilleth is a performance and film director and designer. She makes political and sensorial theater that challenges the audience to be active and culpable. Directing credits include The Blast (The Chelsea Hotel, Spring 2017), Story Bank (Future of Storytelling / Houseworld), Spurt de Sang (CO/RITE, The Capri Marfa), The Gleaming (Dixon Place), CAENIS (PACE Gallery), 1969: The Second Man (Ant Fest), The...
Lilleth is a performance and film director and designer. She makes political and sensorial theater that challenges the audience to be active and culpable. Directing credits include The Blast (The Chelsea Hotel, Spring 2017), Story Bank (Future of Storytelling / Houseworld), Spurt de Sang (CO/RITE, The Capri Marfa), The Gleaming (Dixon Place), CAENIS (PACE Gallery), 1969: The Second Man (Ant Fest), The Sensitive Ear (associate, Ars Nova’s Ant Fest), Houseworld (associate, San Damiano mission), #serials @ The Flea (5 episodes), Trailblazers (NYMF), and various at TinyRhino, Plumage, and the NYU Dept. of Dramatic Writing. She has also directed two short films: WYLD and DIDEYE (starring André Gregory).

Lilleth’s assistant directing credits include Ivo Van Hove/Jeff James (LA & DC transfer of A View from the Bridge), André Gregory (ongoing, Hedda Gabler), 600 Highwaymen (EU/US Tour, The Public’s Under the Radar), Niegel Smith (Take Care), Michael McQuilken (ToWalkOrRun), Shira Milikowsky (various), Emily Reilly & Stephanie Hayes (BADrum), César Alvarez (The Eighth Palace), and Lily Whitsitt (various). This January/February, Lilleth will be assisting Lila Neugebauer at Signature Theater on Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins' piece, EVERYBODY.

Lilleth also occasionally performs. She was a dandy minion in Taylor Mac’s The 24 Hour Decade History of Popular Music, the Healer AI in César Alvarez’ The Universe is a Small Hat, and Mary Love 2 in Taylor Mac’s The Lily’s Revenge.

Lilleth graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Dramatic Arts.