Teresa Cruz is a Canadian-born, Texas-raised director, builder, and producer. She is currently a company member and Associate Artistic Director at the VORTEX Rep in East Austin. VORTEX directing credits include She Kills Monsters (2018), Ride the Wave (2020), Origin Story (2020), and The VORTEX Odyssey (2020). Her AD credits include Henry IV, Part 1 (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 2017) and Water by the Spoonful (Center Theatre Group, 2018). She has completed internships at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Ars Nova, and Huntington Theatre Company. Cruz is a graduate from Connecticut College with a degree in Psychology and Theater.