Kelley Van Dilla is a theatre and film director originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He frequently works in New York City, Charlottesville, Santa Fe, and anywhere in Japan whenever possible.
He specializes in gritty, intimate interpretations of contemporary and classic works. He hopes that his work will spark discussions and inspire new and meaningful connections to those around us.
His most recent project is his autobiographical short film, LET GO, MOTHER, which he wrote, directed, edited, and co-starred along with Deirdre O'Connell. Other productions include RED, THE PILLOWMAN, and THREE SISTERS. He is a frequent collaborator with Chekhov at Lake Lucille.
He is also a painter and photographer and recently walked the 1,200km O Henro Buddhist Pilgrimage to 88 Temples on the island, Shikoku, in Japan.