Leda Hoffmann (Director) has been Artistic Director of CATCO since July 2020. Previous CATCO directing credits include the virtual production of A Columbus Christmas Carol and the reading of George and the Hidden Dragon. An Iliad is Leda’s in-person CATCO directing debut. Before coming to CATCO, Leda was the artistic director of Chicago-based Strawdog Theatre Company and, before that, was a member of Milwaukee Rep’s artistic staff for seven years, working in the education and literary departments and founding Milwaukee Rep’s community engagement department. Her work as a director has been seen nationwide at Milwaukee Rep, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Texas Shakespeare Festival, University of Miami, Door Shakespeare, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, Northbrook Theatre, The Alchemist Theatre, Max and Louie Productions, and Riverside Theater Iowa City. She has also been a teaching artist for more than 10 years, directing youth and teaching with Hartford Stage, Milwaukee Rep, Mudlark Theater, Northbrook Park District, and Skyline Studios. www.ledahoffmann.com