Courtney Seyl is a director and playwright based in New York City. She graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 2017 with her B.A. in Theatre Arts and a minor in English. In the summer of 2018, she completed a 6 week training program with the Intiman Emerging Artists Program, where she focused on directing original solo work.
In February of 2020 she premiered Act 2 of her first full length play, REVOLUTION, with FEAST Performance series. Her play Compulsion has been produced in the Shelter 'n' Play Podcast, has been filmed for the Irondale On Women Festival, and will be getting a staged production with NY Summerfest in August of 2021. Her ten minute play What's Your Song? has been produced with the At Home Theatre Artists Project and with the Inkwell Theatre. She is currently working on a full length version.
As a director she has been fortunate to direct her show REVOLUTION and will be directing Compulsion. She has also directed Something Unknown for the Strawberry One-Act Festival; assistant directed Aftershocks in NY Winterfest, directed No Exit and Laughing Wild with her company, Red Leather Theatre co; directed The Pillowman and This is Our Youth at the University of Puget Sound; dramaturged Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play; and Stage Managed for NY Winterfest and the Strawberry Theatre Festival.