Resume

Directing

International

  • The Convert, by Danai Gurira: Almasi Collaborative Arts, Zimbabwe (nominated for Zimbabwe's national arts medal)


Off Broadway and NYC

  • The Chimes, by Kevin Christoper Snipes: The Public Theater - Summer Play Festival 2009

  • Some Old Black Man, by James Tyler: Theater Masters - The Wild Project, NYC / Aspen, CO

  • Ground, by Sarah Saltwick: Theater Masters - The Wild Project, NYC / Aspen, CO

  • The Delay, by David West Read: NYU Studio Tisch / Four Tens

  • Missing Celia Rose, by Ian August: Theater Row - Summer Play Festival 2007

  • Spirit Sex, by Desi Moreno-Penson: Ensemble Studio Theater (Going to the River Fest)

  • Bacteria, by Rachel Jendrzejewski: Theater Masters - The Wild Project, NYC / Aspen, CO


Regional

  • Last of the Red Hot Lovers, by Neil Simon: Walnut Street Theater / National Tour

  • A Christmas Carol, adapted by David Thompson: McCarter Theatre Center (recurring yearly since 2016)

  • Ken Ludwig's Sherwood, by Ken Ludwig: Cleveland Play House

  • Sleuth, by Antony Shaffer: McCarter Theatre Center (upcoming)

  • The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie: McCarter Theatre Center

  • Sheltered, by Alix Sobler: Theater J (upcoming)

  • The Jewish Queen Lear, by Jacob Gordin, translated by Nahma Sandrow: Theater J

  • The Last Schwartz, by Deborah Zoe Laufer: Theater J

  • The Understudy, by Theresa Rebeck: McCarter Theatre Center

  • Familiar, by Danai Gurira: Woolly Mammoth

  • Roz and Ray, by Karen Hartman: Theater J

  • The Language Archive, by Julia Cho: Bristol Riverside Theatre

  • Tamer of Horses, by William Mastrosimone: Passage Theatre

  • Cat in the Hat, by Katie Mitchell: Adventure Theater - MTC

  • By The Water, by Sharyn Rothstein: Premiere Stages

  • Roundelay, by R.N. Sandberg: Passage Theatre

  • Blessed Are, by Jessica Bedford: Passage Theatre

  • A Little Night Music, by Sondheim and Wheeler: Princeton Summer Theatre

  • Know Dog, by Kathryn Walat: Luna Stage

  • The Kid Who Talked to Penguins, by Ed Monk: Hangar Theater

  • Slippery As Sin, by David Lee White: Passage Theater

  • Hannah, by John Wooten: Premiere Stages

  • You Win Some, You Lose Some, by Adam Immerwahr: OnStage

  • Love and Communication, by Jim Christy, Jr.: Passage Theater

  • Trenton Lights, by David Lee White and June Ballinger: Passage Theater

  • Not Just Surviving, but Thriving, by Adam Immerwahr: OnStage

  • Blood: A Comedy, by David Lee White: Passage Theatre

  • The Possibilities, by Howard Barker: Hangar Theater - The Wedge

  • The Thing about Air Travel, by Max Posner: Hangar Theater - The Wedge


Educational

  • Illuminating Spirits, by Adam Immerwahr: Passage Theatre / NJ School Tour

  • Billy Loves Tara, by Alexis Martin: Mantua Street Project: Drexel University

  • Once Upon a Mattress, by Mary Rodgers: Westminster Choir College

  • Flight of the Lawnchair Man, by Ullian and Lindsay-Nassif: McCarter Theatre - Summer First Stage

  • Metamorphosis, by Mary Zimmerman: Interlochen Center for the Arts

  • Still Life with Iris, by Steven Dietz: Interlochen Center for the Arts

  • Measure for Measure, by Shakespeare: Brown University

  • Hush: An Interview with America, by James Still: Interlochen Center for the Arts

  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Rupert Holmes: Musical Forum, Brown University

  • The Shrew, adapted by Charles Marowitz: Shakespeare on the Green, Brown University


Associate / Assistant Directing

  • The Convert, associate director to Emily Mann: McCarter / The Goodman / Center Theater Group

  • Sizwe Banzi is Dead, associate director to John Kani: Syracuse Stage

  • A Christmas Carol, assistant director to Michael Unger: McCarter Theatre Center

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, assistant director to Tina Landau: McCarter Theatre / Paper Mill Playhouse

  • Miss Witherspoon, assistant director to Emily Mann: McCarter Theatre / Playwrights Horizons


Producing / Arts administration / teaching

Leadership Positions

  • Theater J, Artistic Director: 2015-present

  • McCarter Theatre, Associate Artistic Director: 2013-2015

  • McCarter Theatre, Associate Producer: 2010-2013

  • McCarter Theatre, Producing Associate: 2007-2010

  • McCarter Theatre, Grants Manager: 2006-2007

  • Passage Theatre, Resident Director: 2009-2016

  • OnStage Seniors, Artistic Director: 2009-2016

  • Nassau Presbyterian Church, Artist-in-Residence: 2014-2016

  • Brown/Trinity Rep MFA New Plays Festival, Assistant Producer: 2004-2005

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts, Faculty Member: 2001-2006

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts, Assistant to the Director of Theatre Arts: 2001-2004


Notable Producing Credits

  • The Jewish Queen Lear, Theater J: English-language world premiere of most famous Yiddish play ever written (Mirele Efros)

  • Becoming Dr. Ruth, Theater J / Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park: Helen Hayes nomination for Best Actress, remounted at Theater J and transferred to Cincinnati

  • Brighton Beach Memoirs, Theater J: Two Helen Hayes nominations, winning for Best Actress in a Play (Susan Rome)

  • Trayf, Theater J: World premiere

  • The Christians, Theater J: Two Helen Hayes nominations.

  • Fiasco's Into the Woods, McCarter Theatre: Original production, transferred to The Old Globe, the Roundabout, the West End, national tour.

  • Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere coproduction with Lincoln Center Theater, starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce. Transferred to Broadway (six Tony nominations including winning for Best Play).

  • Eclipsed, McCarter Theatre Lab: Original developmental production directed by Liesl Tommy. Play later performed at Woolly Mammoth, Yale Rep, Center Theater Group, and Broadway (six Tony nominations including Best Play).

  • A Comedy of Tenors, McCarter Theatre / Cleveland Playhouse: Ken Ludwig world premiere.

  • Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll, McCarter Theatre: U.S. premiere adaptation by Emily Mann and Pierre Laville.

  • Baskerville, McCarter Theatre / Arena Stage: Ken Ludwig world premiere.

  • The Figaro Plays, McCarter Theatre: World premiere adaptations, directed and adapted by Stephen Wadsworth.

  • Sizwe Banzi is Dead, McCarter Theatre / Syracuse Stage: Coproduction with Market Theater (South Africa).

  • August Wilson's Fences, McCarter Theatre / Long Wharf Theater: Directed by Phylicia Rashad.

  • The White Snake, McCarter Theatre / Goodman Theatre: Written and directed by Mary Zimmerman.

  • Fetch Clay, Make Man, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere directed by Des McAnuff.

  • Edward Albee's Me, Myself and I, McCarter Theatre / Playwrights Horizons: As associate producer. World premiere.

  • Are You There, McPhee?, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere by John Guare.

  • Phaedra Backwards, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere by Marina Carr.


Awards Adjudication

  • Drama League Award Nominator: 2015

  • Philadelphia Barrymore Award Voter: 2010-2012

  • Fred Ebb Songwriting Awards Voter: 2016


Visiting Artist / Guest Teacher

  • Brown/Trinity MFA

  • Chautauqua Theater Company (MFA)

  • University of Maryland

  • Georgetown University

  • Rutgers University

  • Princeton University

  • Juilliard

  • Kean University

  • Arcadia University

  • Rider University

  • Westminster Choir College

  • McCarter Theatre Education

  • Theater J Education