Lillian Z. King                                                           

SDC Associate Member

(647) 280-4101


Broadway & National Tours

ROCKY                                                                                 Assistant Director                       Broadway

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER                                      Associate Director                      Broadway and First National Tour


PETER AND THE STARCATCHER                                      Assistant Director                        New York Theatre Workshop

GIRL CRAZY                                                                        SDCF Observer                           New York City Center Encores!

Regional Theater

NEWSIES Director                                        Bravo Academy, Toronto

ON THE TOWN Director                                        Bravo Academy, Toronto

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Director                                        Bravo Academy, Toronto

13 Director                                        Bravo Academy, Toronto

ANNIE Director                                        Lower Ossington Theatre, Toronto

SCHOOL OF ROCK Director                                        Bravo Academy, Toronto

WIZARD OF OZ (remounted twice) Director                                        Lower Ossington Theatre, Toronto

WEST SIDE STORY                                                              Director                                        Lower Ossington Theatre, Toronto

FOOTLOOSE                                                                        Director                                        Mainstage Theatre Company, Toronto

ANY MOMENT (Banks Prize Cabaret)                                Director                                        Acting Up Stage Company, Toronto

GREY GARDENS                                                                  Assistant Director                        Acting Up Stage Company, Toronto

SLEEPY HOLLOW                                                                Director                                        Solar Stage, Toronto

13                                                                                           Director                                        Northern Stage Summer Theatre Intensive

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD                                             Co-Director                                   Northern Stage, Vermont

BLITHE SPIRIT                                                                     Director                                         Northern Stage, Vermont

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC                                                     Director                                         New London Barn Playhouse, New Hampshire

THE STUDENT PRINCE                                                      Director                                         New London Barn Playhouse, New Hampshire

LEGALLY BLONDE                                                              Director                                         New London Barn Playhouse, New Hampshire

ALMOST MAINE                                                                  Director                                         New London Barn Playhouse, New Hampshire

SMILES TO SATURN                                                           Director                                         Manhattan Repertory Theater, New York

ANOTHER DUDE’S SLINGBACKS                                      Director                                        13th Street Repertory Theater, New York

A CHRISTMAS CAROL                                                        Director                                        13th Street Repertory Theater, New York

FULLY COMMITTED                                                            Assistant Director                        Portland Stage Company, Maine

A CHRISTMAS CAROL                                                       Assistant Director                        Portland Stage Company, Maine

KISS ME KATE                                                                     Assistant Director                        Cain Park, OH

Readings and Workshops

SHE EXITS, LAUGHING Director New Works Now, Northern Stage, VT

THE LAST QUEEN OF CANAAN Director New Works Now, Northern Stage, VT

GREY LADY                                                                        Director                                          VoxFest, Dartmouth College

POX                                                                                     Director                                          VoxFest, Dartmouth College

THE JAZZ SINGER                                                             Assistant Director                          New York, NY

THIRD                                                                                 Assistant Director                          Dartmouth College



Bravo AcademyToronto, ON                                                                       

            Music Theatre Class Coordinator

·       Hire, train and monitor instructors and music directors for 8-10 classes per term

·       Choose and prepare show materials each term, including adapting scripts for each age level

·       Engage with students and parents as Bravo’s representative and produce final performances

Acting Up Theatre CompanyToronto, ON                                                                       

            RBC Apprentice

·       Assistant Direct Mainstage Production of Grey Gardens (dir. Ann Hodges)

·       Direct Banks Prize Winners Cabaret

·       Teach and direct students as part of One Song Glory program

Mainstage Theatre CompanyToronto, ON                                                                      


·       Manage all finances for the organization.

·       Apply for funding, assist in development strategy and organizational growth.

·       All administration related to producing two musicals per year with 40 Toronto teens.

Northern StageWhite River Junction, VT                                                                           

            Assistant Artistic Director and Director of Education

·       Assisted AD in strategic planning, development and season selection.

·       Solicited, read and selected plays for the New Works Now festival. Directed one reading.

·       Created and administrated a cohesive education program with many offerings for students of all ages and levels.

·       Created and directed Summer Musical Theater Intensive—a three-week program for teens ending in a production of Jason Robert Brown’s 13.

Boston University – Boston, MA                                                                             

            Teaching and TA

·       Designed and taught an undergraduate course called Acting and Performance I for two semesters

·       TA for numerous undergraduate courses both performance and academic based.

New London Barn PlayhouseNew London, NH                                                                           

Assistant Artistic Director

·       Organized marketing team, participate in grant writing and other development.

·       Assisted the Artistic Director in all artistic decisions.

·       Helped organize events and performances to raise money for the theater.

New York Theatre WorkshopNew York, NY                                                                                            

Artistic Intern

·       Assisted in the artistic department and casting departments.



Boston University, Boston, MA                                                                                                        Class of 2014

·       MFA in Directing & Certificate in Arts Management

·       Directed productions of The Last Five Years, Henry V, Vinegar Tom, Antigone, The Women of Henry VII and A Doll House.

·       Assistant Directed productions of Titus Andronicus, The Imaginary Invalid and Owen Wingrave.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH                                                                                        Class of 2007

·       Bachelors Double Major in Theater Directing and Psychology

The Winsor School, Boston, MA                                                                                           Class of 2003


James B. Reynolds Scholar (2011)

Dartmouth General-Campbell Fellowship, 2007 – Supported internship in directing/dramaturgy at Portland Stage.

Warner Bentley and Henry B. Williams Fellowship, 2007 – Awarded by faculty for excellence in theater.

Lazarus Family Musical Theater Grant, 2007 – Awarded to support culminating production of Side Show.

Rodney Alexander Fellowship, 2006 – Supported summer work with Cain Park, OH, KAT Co., NH and New York Theatre Workshop.

Rufus Choate Scholar, 2003 – Distinguishes the annual top 5% of all Dartmouth students.

Academic Citations, 2004, 2005, 2006 – Awarded for excellence in coursework: Shakespeare in the Schools, Technical Theater, Shakespearean theory and Independent Psychological Research.