ANNIE TIPPE is a NY-based director and creator of new work for theatre + film.
Directing credits include the World Premiere of Dave Malloy's Octet (Signature Theatre Company, NYT Critics Pick) and Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet (The Bushwick Starr, etc... NYT Critics Pick); Leslye Headland's Cult of Love (World Premiere; IAMA Theatre Company); Bess Wohl's Continuity (New Stages at the Goodman Theatre); Anne Washburn's When the Tanks Break (Drama League Director Fest); Washeteria (Soho Rep, NYT Critics Pick); James + Jerome's Aaron/Marie (w. Rachel Chavkin, Under the Radar Incoming! Series; PRELUDE Festival; Ars Nova ANT Fest); James + Jerome's MUSEUM (w. Rachel Chavkin, Exponential Festival); Far Away (Harvard University); Cowboy Bob (created with Molly Beach Murphy and Jeanna Phillips; Ars Nova, Yale Institute of Music Theatre Summer Lab, Polyphone Fest); 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 was a Drama League Fall Directing Fellow, as well as Ars Nova's "Director-in-Residence" for 2016.
She is the Co-Creator and Director of the web series BASIC WITCH. She is also developing I Heard Sex Noises into a short form series with Claire Rothrock, Ryann Weir and Andrew Farmer.
She has been a Co-Director of the musical sketch comedy group Political Subversities since 2012.
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; Pipeline Theater Company) .
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, Civilians R+D Group, New Georges Affiliated Artist/Audrey Resident and Director for HERE Arts' Smith & Tinker Writers Group.
Proud Graduate of Playwrights Horizons Theater School at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.