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Troy Scheid

Creative Team; Director, Brave Little Company

Troy Scheid is a director and teaching artist and the founder of Brave Little Company (BLC), a theatre that creates works about, with, and for all of Houston’s kids and their grown-ups. BLC received the 2023 National TYA Award for Artistic Innovation. She is a co-writer of Missing from the Museum, and a co-devisor on BLC’s plays Paper Offerings, First Day, Nueva Escuela; Wooden O: An Interactive Shakespeare Adventure, and more. She serves as lead facilitator on THE BIG “US” PROJECT, a community-driven theatre piece created by 100 members of Houston’s refugee communities.


Independent work includes numerous world and regional premieres in Houston. Additional work has appeared at the New York City International Fringe Festival, the NYC Midtown International Theatre Festival, the New York New Works Theatre Festival, and Chicago’s Rhinoceros Theatre Festival. She is an associate member of SDC, the union for professional stage directors and choreographers in the United States, and serves on the Educator Advisory Council of Holocaust Museum Houston. She is a graduate of Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and of Rice University (B.A. History, Medieval Studies), and also studied at the University of Houston, Rose Bruford College (London) with the pioneering company Oily Cart, and Lincoln Center Education.

Troy Scheid
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