professional affiliations

STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY | Associate Member | 2018 -
LINCOLN CENTER THEATER DIRECTORS LAB | Member | 2017
ACTORS THEATRE OF LOUISVILLE | Directing Apprentice | 2016-2017
WOOLLY MAMMOTH THEATRE COMPANY | Scout/script reader | 2014 - present
SOCIETY OF STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATION | Observership Class Member | 2015-2017

Productions

bad things happen here | Eric Marlin | Edinburgh Festival Fringe | Edinburgh, Scotland, UK *
THREE SISTERS | Anton Chekhov, English version by Sarah Ruhl | University of Iowa Mainstage Season | Iowa City, IA [upcoming]
PERILS OF THE FLOWERBED | Steven Glavey | University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA * [upcoming]
THE GOLEM OF CALIFORNIA | Eric Marlin | CLIMB Theater | Minneapolis, MN *
2PM IN FAITH, NEBRASKA | KT Peterson | Iowa New Play Festival | Iowa City, IA *
LATERALITY | Leigh M. Marshall | University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA *
REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN. | Alice Birch | University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA
LINGERING | Margot Connolly | Iowa New Play Festival | Iowa City, IA *
CLARABELLE, 86 | Anna Fox | Cloud City | Brooklyn, NY *
#MATTER | Idris Goodwin | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
GOLDEN | Cory Hinkle | Tim Faulkner Gallery/Actors Theatre of Louisville Professional Training Company | Louisville, KY *
BERMUDA BLUE | Ross Dunsmore | Sam French Off-Off-Bway Festival | New York, NY*
DIOECIOUS | Kristen Davis-Coelho | Source Festival | Washington, DC *
A BOUQUET A DAY | Madeline Dennis-Yates | Source Festival | Washington, DC *
WHY SAIGON FELL | Hansol Jung | UglyRhino | Brooklyn, NY *
SING FOR YOUR LIFE | Sarah Einspanier and Ryan Andrew Gaffney | The Flea Theater | New York, NY *
APARTMENT COMPLEX | Jacqueline McLaren | Manhattan Repertory Theatre | New York, NY *
ALASKA IN THE SUMMERTIME | Anna Fox | Williamstown Theatre Festival | Williamstown, MA *
BUYER'S REMORSE | Jen Silverman | Williamstown Theatre Festival | Williamstown, MA *
AIRBORNE | Laura Jacqmin | Williamstown Theatre Festival | Williamstown, MA *
ANTIGONA FURIOSA | Griselda Gambaro | The Seeing Space/Portland Stage Company | Portland, ME
THE ASH AND THE ELDER: Five Creation Myths From Around the World | adapted by Lila Rachel Becker | Wesleyan University Second Stage | Middletown, CT *
MACHINAL | Sophie Treadwell | Wesleyan University Second Stage | Middletown, CT

workshops & readings (selected)

FREE FREE FREE FREE | Haleh Roshan Stilwell | Play Date at Pete's | Brooklyn, NY *
FUCK LA VIE D'ARTISTE | Georgette Kelly | Source Festival | Washington, DC *
THE FAMILY PLAN | Julia Izumi | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
DECADENT RUBBISH | Celine Song | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
IMAGINING HESCHEL | Colin Greer | Mosaic Theater Company of DC *
POTLUCK | Anna Fox | ART New York | New York, NY *

assistant direction (selected)

WE MIGHT FALL APART | devised | dir. Vanessa Stalling | Iowa Summer Partnership in the Arts | Iowa City, IA *
WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY | Basil Kreimendahl | dir. Lisa Peterson | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
AIRNESS | Chelsea Marcantel | dir. Meredith McDonough | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL | Lanie Robertson | dir. Bill Fennelly | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY
MACBETH | William Shakespeare | dir. Les Waters | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY
THE 39 STEPS | Patrick Barlow | dir. Nathan Keepers | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY
DISTRICT MERCHANTS | Aaron Posner | dir. Michael John Garcés | Folger Theater | Washington, DC *
THE NETHER | Jennifer Haley | dir. Shana Cooper | Woolly Mammoth | Washington, DC
FISHERS OF HOPE | Lara Foot | dir. Lara Foot | PEN World Voices International Play Festival | New York, NY †
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY | book: Marsha Norman; music & lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | dir. Bartlett Sher; assoc. dir. Tyne Rafaeli | First National Tour
WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT... | Jackie Sibblies Drury | dir. Michael John Garcés | Woolly Mammoth | Washington, DC
THE PITS | Joshua Harmon | dir. Sarah Krohn | Williamstown Theatre Festival | Williamstown, MA *
A SONG AT TWILIGHT | Noël Coward | dir. Paul Mullins | Portland Stage Company | Portland, ME

education

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA | MFA, Directing | 2020 [anticipated]
WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY | BA, College of Letters | 2012
UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID | Hispanic Studies, Spanish Language | 2010

Lila has been a play reader for Woolly Mammoth, The Playwrights Realm, the Weissberger Award at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Inkwell, and Portland Stage Company's Clauder Competition for New England Playwrights.