Aquitania Creative

Original Creative Team

Stephen Legawiec (Artistic Director, playwright, director) In his 30 years as an artistic director, Legawiec has personally supervised over 100 professional productions as well as directing over 75. He has researched world theatre in Europe and Asia and is a member of the International School of Theatre Anthropology. In 1996 he founded Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble, (now in residence in Bowdoinham, Maine) to explore the relevance of myth and ritual to a contemporary audience. Legawiec is the author of 30 plays, including Red Thread, which won the 2003 Backstage West Garland Award for Los Angeles Production of the year.

His productions have been praised by the Los Angeles Times, who called him “one of the theatre’s most adventurous talents.” And the LA Weekly called Legawiec “among the most visionary directors we have.”