ANNIE TIPPE is a NY-based director, performer and creator of new work.
2015 Drama League Fall Directing Fellow. Recently named Ars Nova's "Director-in-Residence" for 2016. Directing credits include Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet (The Bushwick Starr, NYT Critics Pick); Anne Washburn's When the Tanks Break (Drama League Director Fest); Washeteria (Soho Rep, NYT Critics Pick); Aaron/Marie (w. Rachel Chavkin, Under the Radar Incoming! Series; PRELUDE Festival; Ars Nova ANT Fest); Far Away (Harvard University); Cowboy Bob (Ars Nova, Yale Institute of Music Theatre Summer Lab); I Heard Sex Noises (Ars Nova Project Residency); Blue Plate Special (ANT Fest); DEBUTANTE. (Bernie Wohl Center; ANT Fest); A Quiet Sip of Coffee (Wildside Festival, Montreal); The Fall of Hotel Mudafier (SWIFT), Dinosaur Play (HERE Arts); The Collected Rules of Gifted Camp (The Brick) and First Ladies Project (E. 4th Street Theater).
Annie has been a Co-Director of the musical sketch comedy group Political Subversities for the last five years.
She is the Co-Creator and Director of the web series BASIC WITCH.
As a performer, Annie was last seen performing in I'm Miserable but Change Scares Me (New Saloon) and Jaclyn Backhaus' Folk Wandering, for which she is also a co-composer (dir. Andrew Neisler; upcoming production with Pipeline Theater Company 2018) .
Annie served as the associate director for Present Laughter on Broadway (dir. Moritz von Stuelpnagel). She was the Associate Director for The TEAM'S touring productions of Mission Drift and RoosevElvis (dir. Rachel Chavkin) and Gabriel Kahane's The Ambassador (BAM; dir. John Tiffany). She has also assisted directors Lila Neugebauer and Bob Balaban.
Williamstown Directing Corps, New Georges Affiliated Artist/Audrey Resident and Director for HERE Arts's Smith & Tinker Writers Group. Proud Graduate of Playwrights Horizons Theater School at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.