Nikki DiLoreto is a Kentucky raised, NYC based director of new plays and musicals.

Currently, she is the Associate Director on David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's new musical Soft Power, premiering at The Public Theatre. This fall she is directing the world premiere of a new play, Spiral, at the United Solo Festival in NYC. In 2020, Nikki is directing the New York premiere of a brand new musical, The Magnificent Seven, about the 1996 Women's Olympic Gymnastics team. This past year she directed the New York premiere of the musical Bubble Boy, and was the Associate Director on the Tony Nominated revival of Kiss Me, Kate.

As a filmmaker she has directed multiple original works, including the award winning web series The Weekend Detectives. Her new web series Ghost Girl was an official selection for the New York TV Festival and was invited to the Independent Television Festival. As an Associate/Assistant Director, she has worked with Leigh Silverman, Jo Bonney, Daniella Topol, Sheryl Kaller, Garry Hynes, and John Guare, among others.  

Nikki is passionate about stories for and about women, reimagining the classics, stylistically adventurous new plays, and form-defying musicals. 

Nikki is a SDC Associate Member, an alum of Fresh Ground Pepper’s Playground Playgroup, a recipient of the Barn Arts Collective Residency, Williamstown Theatre Festival Directing Corps, and a participant in the SDCF Observership Program. BFA Boston University.

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