Irish Repertory Theatre 

The Sheen Center 

HERE Arts Center 

Epic Theatre Ensemble                                   

Center for Contemporary Opera  

Foundry Theatre/Queens Museum

 

Lark Play Development Center  

Lark Play Development Center

Lark Play Development Center

New Georges  

Ensemble Studio Theatre-First Light Fest    

52nd Street Project – Playmaking 2011            

Naked Angels                                                      

Playwrights Horizons                                           

Belarus Free Theatre @ the Lark

Belarus Free Theatre @ the Lark  

New York Theatre Workshop/Dartmouth       

Epic Theatre Ensemble & CSC                            

               

Midtown International Theatre Festival           

Studio Tisch @ NYU

            

Keen Company (Teen Keens)                            

NYMF – The Barrow Group Theatre                 

The Women’s Project                                         

Epic Theatre Center                                            

Summer Play Festival (SPF)                                

WNYC, “Spinning on Air”                                    

Summer Play Festival (SPF)                                

Blue Heron Arts Center/59 e 59th                   

Creative Place Theatre                                      

Culture Project                                                    

Manhattan Theatre Source                               

Drama League (New Directors/New Works)  

Dixon Place                                                           

A-1 Collaborators                                                

Studio Tisch, Shubert Theater         

Studio Tisch, Paul Walker Theater                                           

 

 

Kansas City Repertory Theatre (February 2019)

The Guthrie Theatre (November/December 2019)

The Cultch Historical Theatre  - Vancouver (October 2019)

Kansas City Repertory Theatre (September/October 2019)

Barrington Stages

Indiana Repertory Theatre

Virginia Repertory Theatre 

TheatreWorks/Silicon Valle

Cincinnati Playhouse 

The Guthrie Theater 

Playmakers Repertory

TheatreWorks 

People's Light 

Two River Theater

Penumbra Theatre (Minneapolis)                     

ACT (Seattle)                                                         

Chautauqua Theatre Company                          

People’s Light & Theatre Company                  

Playmakers Repertory Theatre  

Chautauqua Theatre Company

Honolulu Theatre for Youth                               

Chautauqua Theatre                                            

Playmakers Repertory Theatre                         

Vermont Stage Company

Indiana Repertory Theater                                   

Synchronicity Theatre (GA)                                

Gallatin/Princeton    

Chautauqua Theatre

Chautauqua Theatre                                            

New Harmony Project                                         

Seaside Shakespeare                                                                              New Harmony Project

Voice & Vision Workshop    

Milwaukee Shakespeare Company                   

Riverside Theatre (IA)                                         

 

 

 

Barnard College 

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 3rd year    

Queens College

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 3rd year        

The Juilliard School – 4th year                            

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 2nd year      

Marymount Manhattan College                        

The Actors Center                                               

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 3rd year

Yale School of Drama – 2nd year

Yale School of Drama – 1st year                         

Bard College                                                         

University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana    

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 2nd year        

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 3rd year    

NYU Graduate Acting Program – 3rd year      

The Actors Center      

Stella Adler Conservatory

Stella Adler Studios (NYU)  

Stella Adler Studios (NYU)  

Stella Adler Conservatory  

The Actors Center  

Stella Adler Conservatory  

Stella Adler Studios (NYU)  

Willamette University    

Long Island University, CW Post                        

Cornell College

University of Evansville  

University of Evansville

Long Island University, CW Post

Public School Repertory Company                 

           (Produced by Roundabout & MCC)

NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program  

NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program  

NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program  

NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program  

NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program   

          

Wild Abandon, written and performed by Leenya Rideout

Hold These Truths 

Science Fair (Conceived and performed by Hai-Ting Chinn)                                         Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata                                            

Ada (opera) by Kim Sherman & Margaret Vandenburg               

Just Like I Pictured It - ensemble devised with New Immigrant

              Community Empowerment (NICE) in Jackson Heights

100 Planes by Lila Rose Kaplan (workshop)       

Stepping by Gus Schulenburg  (workshop) 

Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer (workshop)   

Nectar by Katie Baldwin Eng (workshop)      

Ada (workshop)                                           

The Beginning                                                

Bethany by Laura Marks (workshop)            

The Courier by Kate Fodor (Benefit)   

Thanksgiving Day by Nikolai Khalezin (workshop) 

Charonville by Nikolai Khalezin (workshop)   

Dawn’s Light by Jeanne Sakata (workshop)   

Harrassment of Iris Malloy by Zak Berkman  

                (workshop with David Straithairn and Maggie Siff)

Couldn’t Say by Christopher Wall             

Morgan Street by Jeremy Richards, Eugene Gwodz                        

                 and Anika Noni Rose (musical workshop)

Nowhere in America by Bathsheba Doran  

Like Love by Lewis Flinn and Barry Kaplan  

365 Days/365 Plays by Suzan-Lori Parks    

365 Days/365 Plays by Suzan-Lori Parks      

Split Wide Open by Christina Gorman         

One Plum Square (radio opera) by Amy Kohn 

Anatomy 1968 by Karen Hartman            

Mermaid by Ellen McLaughlin                   

Closet Wide Ope’ by Shawn Sturnick         

Jazz Desert by Rebecca Hart (musical)         

Scatterhead by Elizabeth Anderson          

Weeping Woman by Amy Wheeler   

Ghetto Punch by Anthony Sparks                  

Resurrection by Anita Dashiell                      

Why We Have a Body by Claire Chaffee   

Trifles by Susan Glaspell                                           

 

Fun Home 

Steel Magnolias

Hold These Truths 

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Hold These Truths 

Amber Waves by James Still

In My Chair by Eva DeVirgilis

Hold These Truths 

Sooner/Later by Allyson Currin

Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata                                                     Detroit '67 by Dominique Morrisseau                                                  

Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer                                                       The Harassment of Iris Malloy by Zak Berkman                                  

Ropes by Barbara Colio (translated by Alex Beech)                          

The Peculiar Patriot by Liza Jessie Peterson                                         Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata                                                       Dairyland by Heidi Armbruster                                                               Dear Elizabeth by Sarah Ruhl                                                                 Hold These Truths                                                                                     Cat on a Hot Tin Roof                                                                                 Hold These Truths                                                                                     Hold These Truths                                                                                     Penelope by Ellen McLaughlin                                                                 My Ohio (musical) by Dana Yeaton & Andy Mitton                             Interpreting William by James Still                                                           Looking For the Pony by Andrea Lepcio                                                 Penelope by Ellen McLaughlin                                                               Penelope                                                                                                     Ah, Wilderness!                                                                                          Timberland by Austin Bunn (workshop)                                               Twelfth Night                                                                                              Likeness by David Caudle (workshop)                                                   Like a Cow or an Elephant by Kara Corthron                                         As You Like It                                                                                               Stop Kiss by Diana Son                                                                            

DIRECTING 

                                                                  

 New York

Colony Collapse by Stefanie Zadravec

A Daughter and Some Sons by Lucy Thurber

The Cherry Orchard                                                                         Tongue of a Bird by Ellen McLaughlin                                          

End of the Road by Robert Kerr                                                    

Hot L Baltimore                                                                            

A Month in the Country (adap by Brian Friel)  

August Snow by Reynolds Price  

The Seagull  

Stop Kiss

The Seagull

Balm in Gilead    

Machinal      
Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls by Naomi Iizuka

Ah, Wilderness!    

Top Girls  

Gum by Karen Hartman  

Top Girls      

Fen    

Between Daylight and Boonville    

Dream of a Common Language      

Agnes of God          

Bus Stop        

The Maids        

Top Girls          

Big Love      

Cloud Nine          

The Glory of Living        

Julius Caesar  

Ah, Wilderness!        

Dancing at Lughnasa  

Happy Donut/Mother (PSRC HS Students)  

         (Produced by Roundabout & MCC)

Flight 243                                                                                                   Love According to Luc          

The Big One      

Framing Eleanor      

1 Plum Square                                                                                         

Educational

Regional

Related Experiences

     Director of New Works @ Kansas City Repertory Theatre  (February 2019 - present)  

     Co-Artistic Director of The Actor's Center, NYC (2017- present)

          

     Director of Global Exchange (The Lark) - January 2010 - July 2015)

            Programs upon Request

 

     Camp Addis (Ethiopia Summer Camp)  

           Director & Teacher    

                          

     WWO/AHope Orphange (National Theatre of Ethiopia)

           Director & Teacher 

 

     Hannah and Martin (Epic Theatre Center)

           Associate Producer    

                                                 

     Motel Blues II (Apartment 929 Theatre Company)

           Director & Producer  

                           

     The Persians (National Actors Theatre)

           Associate Director          

                                     

     Lysistrata (Chautauqua Theatre Company)

           Co-Director for THAW

                              

     Lysistrata (BAM) 

           Co-Director for THAW  

                                                                   

     Theatres Against War (THAW)

           Co-Founder

                                                                     

     Helen by Ellen McLaughlin (The Public Theater) 

           Dir. by Tony Kushner

           Playwright Assistant/Dramaturg

                                     

     Tongue of a Bird  by Ellen McLaughlin

           (The Public Theater) - Dir. by Lisa Petersen

           Playwright Assistant/Dramaturg                                          

 

    *Including extensive Teaching Experience (please contact for CV)

 

 

EDUCATION                                                     

        NEW YORK UNIVERSITY              MFA - Graduate Acting Program     

        NEW YORK UNIVERSITY              Director's Lab   

        UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE      BFA Theatre (Acting)            

                                                     

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Theatre Bay Area Awards - Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Production & Outstanding Performance for Joel de la Fuente  (Hold These Truths @ TheatreWorks)

  • Stage Directors & Choreographer’s Joe A. Callaway Award Nomination for Best Direction for Hold These Truths

  • Drama Desk Nomination for Joel de la Fuente for Best Solo Performance of Hold These Truths

  • EST/Sloan Foundation grant for direction/dramaturgy of new opera Ada, with composer Kim Sherman &                            librettist Margaret Vandenburg (2007/2008/2010/2013)

  • Best Director Award for Midtown International Theater Festival for Couldn't Say

  • Women’s Project Director’s Lab Leader (2006 – 2008)

  • Women’s Project Director’s Lab (2004-2006)

  • Past Company Member of Obie Award winning Epic Theatre Center

  • Drama League Fellow – New Directors/New Works

  • Fox Fellow Grant Recipient

  • 3 Year Full Tuition Scholarship – New York University Graduate Acting Program

  • American College Theatre Festival Citation of Excellence for The Glory of Living

  • American College Theatre Festival Citation of Excellence for Cloud 9

 

 

UNIONS & MEMBER AFFILIATIONS

  • Stage Director's & Choreographer's Union (SDC)

  • League of Professional Theatre Women (former Co-President)   

  • National Theatre Conference Member

  • Artistic Advisory Council of Epic Theatre Ensemble

  • Advisory Board of Detroit Public Theatre

  • Usual Suspect of New York Theatre Workshop

  • Artistic Affiliate & Audrey Fellow with New George

Lisa Rothe

Director