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"...the luminous Stephanie Weeks..."

Anne Midgette, The New York Times

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Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.

Harvey Fierstein

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Acting

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Directing

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Storytelling

About

Stephanie Weeks is an award winning actor and director. Called “Luminous” by the New York Times for her work in “As Yet Thou Art Young and Rash”.  She has performed at renowned theaters including Lincoln Center, Playwrights Horizons, Soho Rep, La Jolla Playhouse among others. With Target Margin Theater she was awarded for her years of dedication, the OBIE for Recognition of Artistic Achievement and Commitment to Excellence in Theater as an Associate Artist. 


Stephanie also starred in the film "Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted-Mutha," Official Selection of the Tribeca Film Festival directed by acclaimed director Melvin Van Peebles. Television Credits include Tales of The City starring Laura Linney on Netflix and the Good Fight (CBS).  


In her directing work, she has directed Eclipsed by Danai Gurira at University of Utah, awarded Outstanding Performance and Production Ensemble by the Kennedy Center (Festivention Series) Other productions include “After Midnight” for the Target Margin Yiddish Theater Lab and Machinal by Sophie Treadwell at New York University to name a few.


She holds an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and has a certificate of study from London Academy of Music and Drama.


As a Bronx native Stephanie spent many summers in Costa Rica dancing salsa and eating salted mangoes and patacones with her aunts and uncles. After 8 years of playing the cello through elementary and high school, she auditioned for the musical "Bye Bye Birdie", and was cast as the giddy teenager "Nancy". She never picked up the cello again. But never say never...

Accolades & Awards

2019 OBIE Winner

in Recognition of artistic achievement and commitment to excellence in theater as an Associate Artist of Target Margin Theater

Innovative Theater Nomination

with Little Lord Theater, NYC

 Directing Recognition at Kennedy Center Festival Region 8 Awards

● Outstanding Performance and Production Ensemble - EclipsedUniversity of Utah

● Distinguished Performance by an Actress in a Play - Darby Mest, the Girl – EclipsedUniversity of Utah

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Artist's Statement

From Stephanie Weeks

I am in love with the process of telling stories. Whether I'm passionately acting them out, directing them with a discerning eye, or speaking with warmth to bring words to life, storytelling is my art, my craft, and how I engage with the world.