Beki Baker’s professional directing credits include Julius Caesar (starring Eddie George), Shakespeare’s Case, and Love Labor’s Lost (AD) for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, where she served as Education Director from 2010-2012. She directed Broadway star Eden Espinosa in Tarzan for the National Association for Music Education as well as Tony Award Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis in Tomorrow at Tablerock Repertory Theatre. Beki also directed Together We are Making a Poem in Honor of Life and Showing for the Nashville Repertory Theatre’s Ingram New Works Festival.
Beki is Chair of Lipscomb University’s Department of Theatre, where she’s directed The Crucible, The Pajama Game, Pride’s Crossing, The Glass Menagerie, Much Ado about Nothing, and Dancing at Lughnasa. In 2015, Beki was nominated for Outstanding Professor at Lipscomb University, and is currently participating in the Connect 2016 leadership training class.
Other recent awards and nominations include First Night Star Award for her work in Nashville theatre, First Night Best Director nomination for Dancing at Lughnasa, and Broadwayworld.com Best Director nomination for Julius Caesar and Pride’s Crossing. Find out more information about Beki here.
Beki's thesis project was Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin.