Victoria Townsend


Victoria Townsend (she/her) is a Boston-based director, teaching-artist and occasional performer. In addition to her work on artistic programming for CSC, she also serves as the Academy Coordinator for the Apprentice Program and CSC2, as well as work on many other educational programs. Directing Credits: For CSC: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2023), As You Like It (2022) and several Boston Theater Marathon pieces; Emerging Playwright’s Festival (Wheelock Family Theater), Cosi Fan Tutte (New England Conservatory’s UGOS Program), The Memorandum (Flat Earth Theater). Assistant Directing Credits: Fear and Misery in the Third Reich, Kiss me Kate, Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare and Leadership (CSC) and L’Egisto (NEC/UGOS). She has also served as a teaching-artist for Watertown Children’s Theater and Live Arts Education. A Massachusetts native, Victoria currently resides in Woburn and is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College in Vermont with degrees in Theatre and English Literature and holds a certificate in Social Impact Management and Leadership from the Institute for Nonprofit Practice & Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University.

Productions at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Production Role
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Stage2 Student Matinees
Apprentice Repertory Company Performances
Director- "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Apprentice Showcase 2022
Artistic Programs Manager/ Director of As You Like It
Virtual Apprentice Program 2020
Artistic Programs Manager/Program Coordinator
Stage2: Romeo & Juliet 2015
Assistant Director
Fear and Misery in the Third Reich
Assistant Director
The Boys From Syracuse
Artistic Programs Coordinator

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