Adriana Baer is a freelance stage director currently based in Portland, Oregon. Adriana has directed for Profile Theatre (Artistic Director, 2012-2015), Artists Repertory Theatre, The Cutting Ball Theater (Associate Artistic Director, 2004-2007), Columbia Stages, Atlantic Theater Company Acting School, the cell, and The Acting Company (Staff Director for 2012 national tour, bringing productions of Shakespeare to 32 cities in the US and Canada). New play development workshops and festivals include Profile Theatre’s In Dialogue Series, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, The Cutting Ball Theater, Primary Stages and The Lark Play Development Center. Additionally, Adriana has worked with Opera Boston, The Public Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, San Francisco Circus Center/Pickle Circus, Theatre Communications Group, American Conservatory Theater, California Shakespeare Theater and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She was the Founder and Director of Programs of Central Coaching, a bicoastal company focusing on coaching for actors seeking admission into advanced training programs. Among other institutions, Adriana has taught for Portland State University, The Acting Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Columbia University School of the Arts, and Boston Children’s Chorus. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in Directing from Columbia University. Member of SDC.