The Builders Association

Marianne Weems, Artistic Director

Marianne Weems is artistic director of The Builders Association and has directed all of their productions since the company began in 1994. In the past, she has worked with Susan Sontag, The Wooster Group, David Byrne and many others. She is the former head of Graduate Directing in the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University (2008-14), and is building their Integrative Media Program in NYC. She serves the board of Art Matters, and is the co-author of Art Matters: How The Culture Wars Changed America (NYU Press 2000), and The Builders Association: Performance and Media in Contemporary Theater (MIT Press 2015).