Susan Gayle Todd

Susan Gayle ToddSusan Gayle Todd co-founded the Weird Sisters Women’s Theater Collective in 2004. Her MA thesis in Women’s and Gender Studies culminated in The Weird Sisters, Hand in Hand (2005), which was produced and performed by a cast and crew of over thirty women. The collective grew as Susan went on to complete her PhD in Theater at UT Austin. Susan has directed the Weirds in Michelle Lee’s Angels of the House (2006); Twelfth Night (2007) The Merry Wives of Windsor (2008); Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Good Night Desdemona Good Morning Juliet (2009); her own Sycorax (2010), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2011), and the Five Lesbian Brothers’ Brides of the Moon (2013).

Since 1992 Susan has been directing, performing, teaching, and studying theater in a variety of places: Shakespeare at Winedale, Oxford University, Shakespeare’s Globe in London, the University of Texas, the Huntington Library in California, Austin’s Scottish Rite Theater, St. Edward’s University, and Leander High School.

Susan currently teaches at St. Edward’s University and writes/directs plays at Scottish Rite Theater in Austin. Her 2012/2013 productions for young audiences were Sword in the Stone; Three Little Pigs—a Musical; Jack and the Beanstalk; Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells; and Pippi Longstocking. Her greatest joys are family & friends, teaching, and creating community through theater. To learn more about Susan Gayle Todd, please visit her website:


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