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S.C. "Luci" Lucier

S.C. "Luci" Lucier

She/They

Biography

S.C. “Luci” Lucier (she/they) is an SDC director, lyricist, book writer, and a former member of the SCDF Observership Class of emerging directors. Lucier is a magna cum laude graduate of Marymount Manhattan College’s Theatre Directing program, where they received the department’s Gold Key of Excellence for her work in “innovative storytelling techniques.” They have also recently completed a master’s degree in Theatre History and Museology History + Digital Humanities at The Graduate Center (NYC), where they specialized in vaudevillian performers of male impersonation in the late 19th century.

Most recently, Luci co-wrote, directed and produced Xena: Warrior Musical with Meghan Rose [soundtrack streaming now].

Directing credits include: Director of HELD: A Musical Fantasy, written by Meghan Rose and Kelly Maxwell, at NY Fringe Festival 2016 and as a developmental reading at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) 2018. Associate director of Kerrigan-Lowdermilk’s The Bad Years, the new immersive house party musical (first two iterations). Director of Steve Romagnali’s new play, Skip To My Lou, premiered at Theater for the New City 2017. Director of multiple Shakespeare in the parks for Hip to Hip Theatre Company, most recently A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2019.

Lucier has been a regular collaborator at Jennifer Jancuska’s (resident choreographer, Hamilton) The Bringabout and A*STIR, and was the production manager of Jancuska’s annual showcase of Broadway choreographers, called BC Beat, during its last few seasons. They have designed at the Joyce Theater for Richard Move’s The Show (Achilles Heels) in which Debbie Harry performed, designed at Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theatre, toured on the production team of the Martha Graham Dance Company (domestic tour and NYC seasons at City Center/the Joyce), and annually stage manages Cape Dance Festival (Provincetown, MA), among others. Lucier has also performed as a “dancer” at Baryshnikov Arts Center for choreographer Sally Silvers… on roller skates!

In her free time over the last decade, Lucier captained one of New York City’s roller derby teams: The Bronx Gridlock (2018 NYC champions & 2019 undefeated NYC champions) and played on the world-championship roller derby team, Gotham All Stars, for five years. They archived the life’s work of Sally Silvers (to be accepted at Columbia University Library and New York Public Library) and was hired as the first staff member of the forthcoming American LGBTQ+ Museum (NYC).

“Director S.C. Lucier has shaped a heroic, big-hearted, and finely detailed mighty musical fable drenched in clear vision and perfectly executed staging. it’s a tight, well- polished, professional work that speaks of a successful rehearsal period where excellence was aimed for and achieved.” – NY Theatre Guide, HELD, Fringe Festival 2016

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Theatrical Bookwriter

Additional Skills

  • Theatrical Director
  • Theatrical Producer

Affiliations

  • SOCIETY OF STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRPAHERS (SDC)