Megan Ward Stevens

Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Megan Ward Stevens is an award-winning film director from Portland, Oregon. Her first short film, BEAST, won Best First Time Director at the McMinnville Short Film Festival, 2020 as well as Best Short Film at Oregon Independent Film Festival 2020. Most recently she was the showrunner’s assistant on Kill the Orange-Faced Bear for TBS. She has directed and produced numerous new plays, including Maple & Vine by Jordan Harrison, the world premiere of 99 Ways To Fuck a Swan by Kimberly Rosenstock and the world premiere of The Bullet Round by Steven Drukman, for which she received a Regional Arts and Culture Grant. At Portland Center Stage she was the artistic and literary assistant, started a new works reading series and assisted directed on numerous productions. Stevens produced the Young Playwrights Festival for Lakewood Theatre where she workshopped plays written by high school students with professional actors and mentor playwrights. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, a former board chair for Voice for Voiceless Theatre and holds a BA Honors in Drama/Theatre Arts from Goldsmiths College, University of London.