Jemma Alix Levy (she/her/hers) is a stage director who has been working for over 25 years in both professional and academic settings. Her expertise lies in Shakespeare and other verse drama, but her experience runs the gamut from ancient Greek texts to contemporary musicals to working with playwrights on new scripts. She is particularly interested in the use of direct address and the audience-performer relationship. Founder and former Artistic Director of Muse of Fire Theatre Company, she is also a playwright and adaptor, and a certified Consent-Forward Artist. In addition to her directing work, Ms. Levy is an Associate Professor of Acting and Directing at Washington and Lee University.