Theatre - Guest artists

Sherrine Azab

Sherrine Azab (Director) is the Co-Director of Detroit-based theater ensemble A Host of People. She is a director, producer, and educator who has worked nationally and internationally in cities such as Detroit, Seattle, New York, Berlin, and more. Sherrine holds a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and a postgraduate certificate from the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University. She was a member of the 2008 Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, a 2017-18 UMS Artist in Residence, and a 2018 Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellow. In addition to numerous directing credits with A Host of People and other theaters, she has also worked with the Arab American National Museum, The Foundry Theatre (NYC), the Network of Ensemble Theaters, Ping Chong + Co (NYC), as well as Target Margin Theater (NYC) of which she is a proud Associate Artist. Woven into her artistic/theater life is ongoing training in subjects intersecting and supporting art for social change, such as Emergent Strategy Immersion Training and Restorative Practice. Last Spring she directed Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, adapted by Sarah Ruhl in Wayne State’s Department of Theatre and Dance 2022/23 season.

Sherrine Azab

Past guest artists

  • Joe Bailey Smiling in front of a brown backdrop
    Joe Bailey

    Guest Director for The Rocky Horror Show

  • Photo of James Kuhl
    James Kuhl
  • Ruben Santiago smiling and standing in front of a Tribeca Film Institute backdrop
    Ruben Santiago-Hudson
  • Jeffrey Seller
  • S. Epatha Merkerson
  • Deborah Joy Winans
  • George Abud
  • Natasha Katz
  • Thorsten Kaye
  • Michael Boudewyns
  • Allegra Libonati
  • David DiChiera
  • Dominique Morriseau
  • David Ramsey
  • Lenny Banovez
  • Mandy Patinkin
  • Patti LuPone
  • Shelley Butler
  • Syd Mead
  • Tim Rhoze
  • Tom Skerritt
  • Valerie Pettiford