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Professor Magdalene Spanuello named first female director for Chicago’s BrightSide Theatre

  • Professor Maggie Spanuello will direct BrightSide Theatre's production of "39 Steps" this spring.
    Professor Maggie Spanuello will direct BrightSide Theatre's production of "39 Steps" this spring.

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Corinne Ness

November 10, 2017

Theatre faculty member Magdalene Spanuello knew she wanted to be a director before she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Music Theatre from Carthage. After earning her Master of Fine Arts in Directing, she has been working as a professional director for top Chicago theatres, such as Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.

This spring, Prof. Spanuello will direct BrightSide Theatre’s production of “39 Steps.” She is the first female director for the Chicago-based theatre that is now in its seventh season of existence. Read more about “39 Steps”

Congratulations, Prof. Spanuello!