Directing


DIRECTING: 

 

The Un-TED
(2014) Director of this presentation featuring work developed during Anna Deavere
Smith’s “Personal Narratives, Global Identities Workshop”, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

YoungArts Miami
(2014) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, FL.

A Salute to the U. S. Presidential Scholars
(2013) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

YoungArts Los Angeles
(2013) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, CA.

YoungArts: An Affair of the Arts Performance & Gala
(2013) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, Gusman Center
for the Performing Arts, Miami, FL.

YoungArts Miami
(2012) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, New World Center, Miami, FL; Colony Theatre, Miami, FL.

YoungArts Los Angeles
(2011) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, Warner Bros. Steven J. Ross Theater, Burbank, CA; The Colburn School, Los Angeles, CA; Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA.

YoungArts Out of the Studio
(2011) Original Commission for National YoungArts Foundation, El Puente Academy for Peace & Social Justice, Brooklyn, NY; El Puente Community Center, Brooklyn, NY; Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, Queens, NY.

20 Years of Learning Stages: A Benefit Performance
(2010) Learning Stages, Pfleeger Concert Hall, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

The Living
by Joan Larkin
(2000) Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, NY.

Calling Springfield Home
(1999) New WORLD Theater / CityStage, Springfield, MA.

Quinceañera
by Alberto Antonio Araiza, Paul Bonin-Rodriguez, & Michael Marinez
(1999) Santa Fe Stages, Santa Fe, NM.
(1998) INROADS: The Americas, Wolfson Auditorium, Miami, FL.
          Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Performance Space, Chicago, IL.
          Jump-Start Performance Co., San Antonio, TX.
          Intersections Conference / New Works for a New WORLD, New WORLD    
             Theater / University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.


University Theatre:

 

Plays from the Provincetown Players
Fog by Eugene O'Neill, Trifles by Susan Glaspell, Aria da Capo by Edna St. Vincent Millay, and an original framework play devised with student actors.
(2011) NYU Steinhardt, Program in Educational Theatre, Provincetown Playhouse, 
New York, NY.
   *** Part of a season celebrating the re-opening of the Provincetown Playhouse

The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
(2007) NYU Steinhardt Shakespeare to Go, NYC school tour, New York, NY.

Polaroid Stories
by Naomi Iizuka
(2006) NYU Steinhardt, Program in Educational Theatre, Pless Theatre, New York,  
NY.

transfigured
Co-created with Julie Marie Myatt
(2006) American Alliance for Theatre and Education National Conference, Bethesda,
MD, and Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
(2005) NYU Steinhardt, Program in Educational Theatre, Pless Theatre, New York,  
NY.

5 X Wilder
by Thornton Wilder
In Shakespeare and the Bible (NYC Premiere), The Wreck on the 5:25, The Drunken Sisters, A Ringing of Doorbells, and Cement Hands.
(2003) NYU Steinhardt, Program in Educational Theatre, Provincetown Playhouse, New York, NY.

The Wibbly, Wobbly, Wiggly Dance That Cleopatterer Did
by Terrence McNally
(1996) University of Massachusetts, Department of Theater, Curtain Theater, Amherst, MA.

The Man Who Turned Into a Dog
by Osvaldo Dragún, translated and adapted by Harley Erdman  
(1995) University of Massachusetts, Department of Theater, Springfield Schools Tour, Amherst, MA.


Staged Readings & Workshops:

 

Chatting with the Tea Party
by Rich Orloff
(2015) Part of the Hornets’ Nest at Geva Theatre Center (staged reading), Rochester, NY.

CHAMACO: Boy at the Vanishing Point
by Abel González Melo, translated by Yael Prizant
(2010) NoPassport Conference, New Perspectives Theatre (reading), New York, NY.
   *** World premiere of English translation

What Can’t Be Seen
by R. N. Sandberg
(2008) New Play for Young Audiences, Provincetown Playhouse (staged reading), New York, NY.

Medea Redux
by Neil LaBute
(2008) Goldsmith’s College (workshop), London, UK.

August is a Thin Girl
by Julie Marie Myatt
(2002) Labyrinth Theater Company (staged reading), New York, NY.

Cowbird
by Julie Marie Myatt
(2001) Lincoln Center Directors Lab (workshop), New York, NY.

 


youth theatre

 

Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare
(2008) NYU Steinhardt Shakespeare Youth Ensemble, Provincetown Playhouse, New York, NY.

The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
(2007) NYU Steinhardt Looking for Shakespeare, Provincetown Playhouse, New York, NY.           

As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
(2007) NYU Steinhardt Shakespeare Youth Ensemble, Pless Theatre, New York, NY.

Measure for Measure
by William Shakespeare
(2006) NYU Steinhardt Looking for Shakespeare, Provincetown Playhouse, New York, NY.

Richard II
by William Shakespeare
(2006) NYU Steinhardt Shakespeare Youth Ensemble, The Actors Theatre Workshop, New York, NY.

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
(2004) NYU Steinhardt Looking for Shakespeare, Provincetown Playhouse, New York, NY.                

Pericles
by William Shakespeare
(2003) NYU Steinhardt Looking for Shakespeare, Provincetown Playhouse, New York, NY.       

A Trumpet Sounds
by Pablo Medina
(1998) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.
   *** Premiere

The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year
by John Guare
(1997) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.

Trifles by Susan Glaspell
(1997) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.

The Red Coat
by John Patrick Shanley
(1997) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.

Dashboard Photographs
(1997) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.
   *** Premiere

Your Obituary is a Dance
by Bernard Cummings
(1997) Dimock Street Voices / Lyric Stage, Boston, MA.

Kiss Me, Kate
by Cole Porter, Bella Spewack & Samual Spewack
(1995) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.

42nd Street
by Harry Warren, Al Dubin, Michael Stewart, & Mark Bramble
(1994) Gloucester County Summer Drama Workshop, Pitman, NJ.