Biography

Barbara Pitts

Barbara Pitts’ credits in theater include The Laramie Project: BAM, Alice Tully Hall, Union Square Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, Denver Center, Sundance Theater Lab and assistant director for the UK premiere production of The Laramie Project (Edinburgh “Fringe First” award).

Other theater includes: Leigh Fondakowski’s I Think I Like Girls and The Peoples Temple (Guthrie, Berkeley Rep); WeLL (w/Lisa Kron, Huntington Theatre); Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire and Crumbs From the Table of Joy (Triad Stage, NC); Good Heif and Nice Chair (New Georges); West Coast premieres of Stephen Belber’s Drifting Elegant and Rebecca Gilman’s Sweetest Swing In Baseball (Magic Theater, San Francisco), Adam Bock’s The Typographer’s Dream (Encore Theater, San Francisco); Spain and Ted Kaczynski Killed People with Bombs (SPF Festival), Girl Scouts of America (NY Fringe).

TV/Film: Person of Interest, Kidnapped, 30 Rock, One Life to Live, As The World Turns, HBO Film’s The Laramie Project (shared Emmy Nomination-Outstanding Writing), Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, and Comedy Central’s Pulp Comics. Barb plays Aunt Jodie in the award-winning lesbian teen webseries Anyone But Me.

Barb is a Teaching Company Member with Tectonic Theater Company.