"Billie Aken-Tyers directed her cast expertly This is a must-see."
-British Theatre Guide
is a Made-in-Britain creative artist specializing in ensemble based work. Billie is a firm believer in facilitating a safe, creative environment in which actors, and the work can thrive.
Her original play, Your Alice premiered Off Broadway at BAM in May 2018 and ventured to the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2018 where it was critically acclaimed and was named one of the top ten shows to see at the fringe. The play had a London premiere reading in 2018 at the Arcola Theatre London and starred Louise Dearman.
Other credits include the New York premiere of Red Winter by Anthony Mercado and Lysistrata Jones (Nominated for Outstanding Production of a Musical, NYIT Awards), both at Ophelia Theatre. Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at Shenandoah Music Theatre Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at the Scranton Shakespeare Festival, The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson and Timeless: A devised play at New College Durham.
Associate/Assistant credits include: Me and the Girls written and directed by Douglas Carter Beane starring Alan Cumming. To Wong Foo the Musical written and directed by Douglas Carter Beane and The Caucasian Chalk Circle directed by Jenny Lingham.
Billie was the Artistic Director at the Ophelia Theatre Group form 2017-2020.
Your Alice-BAM Fisher
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
- Scranton Shakespeare Festival