professional affiliations

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 *
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 | Louisville, KY *
ART OF WAR | Abby Huffstetler | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
THE PARABLE OF THE HERMIT | Sam Wisenden | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
SOWING CIRCLE | Alice Wu | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
PHEIDIPPIDES MIGHT HAVE BEEN A WOMAN | Anna Lentz | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
THE BOX | Laakan McHardy | Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY *
JUST JOSH | Gianmarco Soresi | UglyRhino | Brooklyn, NY *
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

dramaturgy

GOOD KIDS | Naomi Iizuka | NYU | New York, NY
SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME | Frank McGuinness | Next in Line Productions | New York, NY
TEA AND TALK AND OKAY | Julia Izumi | Harvest One-Act Play Festival | New York, NY *
LAKE UNTERSEE | Joe Waechter | Portland Stage Company | Portland, ME *†
ASK ME SOMETHING COOL | Cait Weisensee | Boston Theater Marathon | Boston, MA
THE SHADOW | Shannon Stockwell | Horn&Ivory Productions/PortFringe | Portland, ME *†
MELANCHOLY PLAY | Sarah Ruhl | Wesleyan University | Middletown, CT

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.

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