Through the years, Teresa Langston has performed, directed, taught, designed, and collaborated on stage and film. She brought years of professional entrepreneurial experience from the business world into development and management of a number of not for profit theaters in CT and VT. She is currently serving the theater community as a co-founder and President of Theater Makers Lab of Middletown, CT.

She has focused on forming a personal discipline around acting and to that end, worked with a number of seasoned professionals learning the basics of ‘The Method’ as brought to the US by Strasbourg and later expanded on by Stella Adler and Sandy Meisner. Feeling constrained by the application of focused intellect over imagination; she serendipitously discovered the teachings of Michael Chekhov and has spent many years focused on understanding and applying his inspiring technique as an actor and a director. A member of MICHA, Teresa has studied with Joanna Merlin, Jessica Cerullo, Lenard Petit, Ted Pugh, Fern Sloane and many others. She spent the summer of 2013 in London, studying with Graham Dixon of the Michael Chekhov London Studio.

Teresa has a deep appreciation of film and theater and has worked on many independent and student films as well as being a mentor to new directors for the stage. She has directed and produced a number of new plays, working in close collaboration with the authors. While in VT, she worked closely with the VT Playwrights developing TenFest (a festival of 10 – 10 minute plays) in the summer at the Valley Players in Waitsfield that has become a smashing success. She developed storyboards and screenplays for a short film called ‘The Red Flag’ that was screened at Sundance, wrote a one act called ‘2 ½ Weeks’ – a personal journey about the death of her husband after a short but intense battle with cancer.

She is a member of the CT Chapter of the League of Professional Theater Women and is a Regional Green Captain for Broadway’s Green Alliance and brings decades of experience to Theater Makers Lab governance. She recently received a certificate program in Performing Arts from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts.

She now serves on the board of Theater Makers Lab, a 501c3 organization based in Middletown, CT whose core mission is holding space for theatermakers to share knowledge and resources to help build a stronger community for theater. Theater Makers Lab is dedicated to theater education, sustainability and bringing all voices to the stage by removing social and financial barriers, cultivating fellowship programs and building a strong network of support.