Theodore Pappas is a theatre director and choreographer, and is currently the Producing Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Public Theater. He has staged more than 40 productions for The Public, including the works of Euripides, Shakespeare, Schiller, Wilde, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Sondheim. He started his career in New York, working with Playwrights Horizons, Joseph Papp's Public Theater, John Houseman's The Acting Company, New York City Opera, and several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. His regional credits include productions for the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Arena Stage in Washington DC, the Kennedy Center, the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto's Royal Alexandra, and Goodspeed Musicals. He staged a hip-hop concert hosted by Harry Belafonte which galvanized the Cannes Film Festival, and choreographed segments for "Saturday Night Live." Pappas holds degrees from Northwestern University and Hunter College. He is a past president of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.