Photo by Jordan Lindley.

Photo by Jordan Lindley.

about lindsay

Lindsay Eagle is an engagement-driven actor, director, producer, theatre artist and educator with a passion for justice, representation, gender and body image activism.

Lindsay earned critical acclaim, including the Elliot Norton Award and IRNE Award for Best Actress -- Small Theatre, for her portrayal of Helen in Fat Pig by Neil LaBute (Flat Earth Theatre), and has also acted with many local theatre companies, including Boston Theater Company, Bridge Repertory TheatreFort Point Theatre ChannelHappy Medium Theatre Company, and Flat Earth Theatre. Her directorial credits include a radically representative production of Antigone by Jean Anouilh (Flat Earth Theatre), as well as several productions with all-female casts, including The Good Body by Eve Ensler (Hub Theatre Company of Boston), the first all-female professional production of Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory and the New England premiere of What Once We Felt by Ann Marie Healy (both with Flat Earth Theatre). Other directing credits include Citizens of the Empire: a Space Opera by Kevin Mullins, From The Deep by Cassie M. Seinuk  (both with Boston Public Works), and short plays and readings with companies such as The Body and Sold Project, Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company, The Charlestown Working Theatre, The One-Minute Play Festival and Open Theatre Project.

In addition to her freelance acting and directing work, Lindsay facilitates interactive educational programming at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, with a focus on civic engagement, and Deana’s Educational Theater, with a focus on intimate partner violence, bullying, and healthy relationships. She is the Associate Producer for Plays in Place which, under Producing Artistic Director Patrick Gabridge, works in partnership with museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions to create exciting site-specific theatrical plays and presentations. Lindsay has been a Company Member and artistic leader of Flat Earth Theatre since 2013 (currently on sabbatical).