Kari Hayter Director

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Kari Hayter directed the Ovation nominated Parade and Lysistrata Jones, Hairspray, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Ovation Recommended, LA Times Critics’ Pick). Some of Kari’s favorite directing projects include Urinetown the Musical (Coeurage Theatre: Ovation, Stage Raw and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nomination for Direction), Rock of Ages (Summer Repertory Theatre), The Diary of Anne Frank and A Streetcar Named Desire (CSUF), the one man show adaptation of Judevine (Vine Theatre, San Diego), and the award-winning remount of 365 Days, a historical account of medics and their patients during Vietnam. Most recently, Kari directed The Laramie Project at Citrus College, In the Heights and Edges at California State University Northridge, and assistant directed Once at South Coast Repertory. www.karihayter.com

Productions at Chance Theater

Production Date Role
Violet February 2018 Director and Choreographer
Parade June 2017 Director/ Choreographer
Hairspray July 2015 Director
Mary Marie, a new musical: On The Radar May 2015 Director
Lysistrata Jones February 2014 Director
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson July 2013 Director
West Side Story July 2012 Assistant Director