West Hyler

West Hyler(Co-Director, No Way to Treat a Lady) is the associate director of the musical Jersey Boys and has mounted companies of the show in Las Vegas, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Toronto, and he will travel to Australia following the opening of No Way to Treat a Lady to begin work on the Melbourne production. 

He has directed over 40 plays, working at theatres such as Actors Theater of Louisville, The Guthrie Theater, and Trinity Repertory Company, and has been a member of a directing team on Broadway twice in the past three years. He co-created the play We Declare You a Terrorist which won a new play award from Actors Theater of Louisville in 2001 and was recently accepted into the New Harmony Project.

His screenplay Five Jakes and Tom was a finalist in the Screamfest competition and was recently awarded a production grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission and will begin preproduction in July.

He served as Artistic Director of Magic Carpet Children's Theater in Fort Lauderdale and then of Mythmakers Theater Company, based in Georgetown, South Carolina. West received his Master of Fine Arts degree in directing from University of California at San Diego.

April, 2009