Professor Georgia McGill is a director and playwright whose work has been featured on stages across the United States and Europe. Her production of OEDIPUS appeared on the stage of the ancient theatre at Epidavros, Greece where she was the first American director to stage a production at this hallowed site. Additionally, her staging of THE BACCHAE was broadcast on Greek National Television and performed at ancient sites across Cyprus.
Georgia is the Artistic Director of the Modern Theatre of Myth, a company which performs internationally and is dedicated to the creation of new plays inspired by ancient mythology. She is the National Chair for the New Plays Program of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and served as an Artistic Associate for the Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Festival. She has taught as part of the full time faculty of Queensborough since 1997 and formerly served as the Artistic Director of the Theatre Program and as the Faculty Mentor for the Visual and Performing Arts Academy.
Prior to teaching at Queensborough, she was on the faculties of SUNY/Old Westbury and Long Island University/C.W. Post. She has also directed productions at Adelphi University and University of Wisconsin as a guest artist. At Queensborough, she has directed many shows including: ALL IN THE TIMING, ANTIGONE, OEDIPUS, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, TROY, TROJAN WOMEN, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, LYSISTRATA, WOMEN IN CONGRESS, A HATFUL OF RAIN, STOP KISS, GODSPELL, ZOO STORY, CHAMBER MUSIC, THE GREEKS, SUENO, TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND, and ROMEO AND JULIET.
Professor McGill currently teaches Acting and Introduction to Theatre at QCC.