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Alumni and Resident Artists


Photo Credit: The cast of the 2013 Broadway Revival of PIPPIN, directed by Tony Award Winner Diane Paulus, alumna of The Drama League Directors Project

Fellowship Alumni

Tom Abernathy (1992); Writer, Microsoft Game Studios
Hilary Adams (2005)
Knud Adams (2012)
May Adrales (2002)
Zi Alikhan (2014)
Gregory Allen (2000)
Jessie Allen (1990)
Michael Alltop (1997; 2000)
Michael Alvarez (2017)
Matthew Arbour (2003)
Arin Arbus (2006); Resident Director, Theatre For A New Audience
Christopher Ashley (1987); Artistic Director, La Jolla Playhouse
Corey Atkins (2008)
Mathew August (1999; 2000)
Richard Aven (1987)
Daniel Banks (1994; 1997); Co-Director, DNAWORKS
Michael Barakiva (2001; 2013); Artistic Director, The Hangar Theatre
Sherri Eden Barber (2009), Program Director, The Drama League
Robert Barrie (1997; 1998)
Randy Baruh (2001)
Jessica Bauman (1989; 1997)
Ellen Beckerman (2001); Artistic Director, Light Box Theater
Paul Bedard (2015)
Elizabeth Bell-Haynes (1988; 1998); Director and Theatre Faculty at U of Southern California
Roger Benington (2001)
Melia Bensussen (1986); Chair, Performing Arts Department, Emerson College
Jackie Berger (1996)
Dan Berman (1988)
Tracy Bersley (2001); Director / Choreographer
Jeremy Bloom (2010)
Chadwick Boseman (2000); Actor Laura Brandel (2017)
Laura Braza (2011); Artistic Director, The Attic
Brooke Brod (2002; 2004); Organizing Director, Stand for Children
Mark Brokaw (1986); Artistic Director, Yale Institute for Music Theatre
Hal Brooks (2003); Artistic Director, Cape Cod Theatre Project
Tyrone Brown (2010); Artistic Director, Brownbox Theatre
Dexter Bullard (1996); Artistic Director, Plasticene
James Bundy (1995); Dean, Yale School of Drama
Mary Kate Burke (2003); Artistic Director, Cape Fear Regional Theatre
Traci Burwitz (1993)
Shelley Butler (2004)
Joe Calarco (1995); Director of New Works, Signature Theatre Company (VA)
Kaia Calhoun (1995)
Carolyn Cantor (1999); Artistic Director, Edge Theater Company
Mary Elizabeth Carlin (1989; 1990); Acquisitions Consultant, Ovation
Elizabeth Carlson (2013); Associate Producer, New York Stage and Film
Jillian Carucci (2017)
Jaime Castañeda (2006); Associate Artistic Director, La Jolla Playhouse
David F. Chapman (2009)
Rachel Chavkin (2004; 2013); Company Member, The TEAM
Kate Cherry (1994)
Desdemona Chiang (2011)
Cosmin Chivu (2012), Chair, Directing Program, Pace University
Marya Cohn (1989)
Tioni (McCoy) Collins (2001)
Peter Cook (2006); Founding Member, Terrible Baby Theater Co.
Cat Cooper (); English Teacher, George Jackson Academy
Shana Cooper (2004)
Tom Costello (2017)
Melissa Crespo (2014)
Heath Cullens (2002)
R. J. Cutler (1984); Director/Producer, A&E Studios
Robert Davenport (1997)
Angel David (2003)
Sarah Davie (1997)
Dan Day (1995); Founding Artistic Director, Kitchen Dog Theater
Steve Day (2009)
Val Day (1992); Artistic Director, 59 East 59 Theaters
Lear DeBessonet (2004); Director of Public Works, The Public Theater
Tommy DeFrantz (1993; 1997); Theater Arts & Dance Professor, MIT
Jim Demonic (); Academic Coordinator, American Academy of the Dramatic Arts
Snehal Desai (2011); Artistic Director, East West Players
Will Garrett Detlefsen (2013): Artistic Director, Multipurpose Room
Andrew Dickey (1998)
Matt Dickson (2017)
Rachel Dickstein (1994; 1997); Artistic Director, Ripe Time
Stephen DiMenna (1996); Director
Dimitar Ivanov Dimitrov (2013); Co-Director, B-Plius
Vesselin Dimov (2012; 2013)
John Michael DiResta (2013); Artist-in-Residence, Skidmore College
Jude Domski (1997)
Mike Donahue (2009)
Imani Douglas (1987); Artistic Director, Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art
Laura Downing-Lee (1991); Acting/Directing Faculty, Santa Rosa Junior College
Allison Dubin (1996)
Alec Duffy (2003; 2005); Co-Artistic Director, JACK
Deanna Duplechain (1997)
Anne Justine D’Zmura (1997); Head of Directing, CSU Long Beach
Matthew Earnest (1996); Resident Director, English Theater Berlin
Ari Edelson (2001); Artistic Director, The Orchard Project
Noa Egozi (2016)
Justin Emeka (2017)
Abby Epstein (1997)
Joy Brooke Fairfield (2010)
Estefania Fadul (2015)
Drew Feldman (2016); Founder, co-artistic director, unMasqued 
Robb Fessler (1994); English Teacher, Manhasset High School
Ernest Figueroa (2001); Director / Actor / Producer / Playwright
Hayley Finn (2004); Resident Director, The Playwrights’ Center
Tamara E. Fisch (2007)
Carl Forsman (2000); Faculty, North Carolina School on the Arts
Lydia Fort (2008)
June Fortunato (1990); Entertainment / Corporate Meeting Professional
Neal Freeman (2010); Executive Director, The Gallery Players
Stephen Brown-Fried (2004)
Amanda Friou (2011)
Oeyvind Froeyland (1993)
Bonnie Gabel (2017)
Rafael Gallegos (2010) Artistic Director, Working Classroom
Michael John Garces (1998); Artistic Director, Cornerstone Theater
Julia Garnett (1987); Strategic Director, Tacoma 360
Jackson Gay (2002)
Jesse Geiger (2009); Co-Artistic Director, A Collection of Shiny Objects
Gyorgi Georgiev (2013)
Sanaz Ghajarrahimi (2010; 2013); Co-Artistic Director, Built4Collapse
Maria Gillen (1988)
Stephanie Gilman (2004); Teaching Director
Amy Glazer (1999); Theater and Film Professor, SJSU
Charles Goforth (2000); Actor / Director, LABrynth Theater Company
Sam Gold (2002)
Michael Goldfried (2005)
Lisa Goldsmith (1993)
Elizabeth Gorla (1989); Associate, Embercombe
Erica Gould (1990; 1997); Director / Acting Coach
Wes Grantom (2008); Director / Designer
Loretta Greco (1999); Artistic Director, Magic Theatre
Laura Hackman (2000)
Julie Hamberg (2001)
Dana Harrel (2001); Associate Producer, La Jolla Playhouse
Brian Herrera (1990); Assistant Professor of Theater in the Lewis Center of the Arts, Princeton University
Elena Heyman (2014)
Rebecca Holderness (1990; 2002; 2003); Assistant Professor of Theatre, U of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Sara Holdren (2016); Director/Theatre Critic, New York Magazine
Adam Immerwahr (2008); Artistic Director, Theater J
Ed Sylvanus Iskandar(2009); Artistic Director, Exit, Pursued By a Bear
Brandon Ivie (2013)
Lavina Jadhwani (2014)
Annette Jolles (1991); Director / Writer / Producer
Candis Jones (2016); Founder, Theater Yin Yin
Jesse Jou (2012); Faculty, Texas Tech University
Anne Kauffman (1996)
Swaine Kaui (2012)
Sonoko Kawahara (1999)
Lauren Keating (2008; 2013); Associate Producer, Guthrie Theatre
Gregory Keller (1993); Guest Stage Director, The Metropolitan Opera
Laura Kepley (2008); Artistic Director, Cleveland Play House
David Kennedy (1995; 2002); Associate Artistic Director, Westport Country Playhouse
Nancy Keystone (1988); Artistic Director, Critical Mass Performance Group
Varun Khanna (1992); Film Director
Damon Kiely (2000); Assistant Theater Professor, DePaul University
Melissa Kievman (1995)
Brian Klaas (1993)
Yavor Kostov (2016)
Terry Knickerbocker (1986) Faculty Member at NYU Tisch Experimental Theatre Wing
Portia Krieger (2007); Resident Artist, Examined Man Theatre
Daniel Kramer (1999); Artistic Director, English National Opera
Itamar Kubovy (1989); Executive Director, Pilobolus
Aneesha Kudtarkar (2015)
Flordelino Lagundino (2017)
Mahayana Landowne; Chairman of the Board, Dance Parade, Inc.
Preston Lane (1986); Artistic Director, Triad Stage
Antoinette LaVecchia (2000)
Oren Lavie (2002)
John Lawler (1996)
Jorge Ledesma (1993)
Tim Lee (2002)
Michael Leibenluft (2014) 
Kristopher Lencowski (2011)
David Levine (2003; 2006)
Padraic Lillis (1992)
Alexander Lippard (1998); Artistic Director, Friendly Fire
Ben Lipton (1990)
Lorna Littleway (1996/1998; 1997; 2000); Founder, Juneteenth Legacy Theatre
Mark Lonergan (2011); Artistic Director, Parallel Exit
James Lopata (1989)
Claire Lundberg (2002)
Katie Lupica (2016)
Emily Lyon (2015)
Raphael "Ray" Massie (2013), Resident Artist, Elm Shakespeare Company
Gwynn MacDonald (2005)
Pam MacKinnon (1998)
Nigel Maister (1994); Artistic Director, UR International Theatre Program
Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill (1990); Artistic Director, Capital Rep
Abigail Marateck (2005)
George Marcincavage (1991); Founder, Gamm Theatre
Heidi Marshall (1995)
Rebecca Martinez (2017)
Michael Mayer (1989)
Davis McCallum (2001); Artistic Director, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Gilbert McCauley (1985); Associate Professor of Theater, UMASS Amherst
Meredith McDonough (2006); Associate Artistic Director, Actors Theatre of Louisville
Johanna McKeon (2002)
John-Michael McNew (1993)
B T McNicholl (1997)
Adam Melnick (2000-2001)
David Mendizabal (2012), Artistic Associate, Atlantic Theatre Company
Aimee K. Michel (1990); Department of Theatre, Bard College
Alexandru Mihail (2013)
Shira Milikowsky (2008)
Robert Milazzo (1996)
Cat Miller (2012)
David Miller (1999); Artistic Director, The Artful Conspirators
Marie-Louise Miller (1998; 2000); Founder, Translation Think Tan
Judy Minor (1992)
Jon Mintz (1989)
Edward Morgan (1988)
Kevin Moriarty (1994); Artistic Director, Dallas Theater Center
Dave Mowers (1999)

Shakina Nayfack (2011); Founding Artistic Director, Musical Theater Factory
Lila Neugebauer (2010)

Gail Noppe-Brandon (1995)
Brooke O’Harra (2004)
Michael Osinski (2014)
James Palmer (2016)
Brandon Pape (2009)
Susan Park (1993)
Leland Patton (1996; 1998)
Diane Paulus(1997; 1998); Artistic Director, American Repertory Theatre
Chantal Pavageaux (2011; 2013) 
Katie Pearl (2000)
Jim Peck (1991)
Michael Perlman (2007)
Margarett Perry (1990)
Michael Petshaft (1989); Television Director, WTNH
Tony Phelan (1987); Television Producer
Clayton Phillips (1999); Production Manager, Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Kate Pines-Kirschner (2007); Literary Director, The Playwrights Realm
Lisa Portes (1992; 1997); Head of the MFA Directing Program, DePaul University
Nick Potenzieri (2010); Artistic Director, The Infinite Theatre
Kate Powers (1992); Starting Over, Rehabilitation Through The Arts
Rob Press (1993); Creative Direction / Marketing Professional
Tom Prewitt (1986)
Louisa Proske (2013); Artistic Director, Heartbeart Opera
Jesca Prudencio (2016); Artistic Director, People of Interest
Ryan Purcell (2010)
C.J. Racinski (1996); Artistic Director, Rhode Island Theatre Ensemble
Brad Raimondo (2015)
Jean Randich (1998; 2000); Professor of Drama, Bennington College
John Rando (1992)
Ilana Random Toeplitz (2016)
Alice Reagan (2008)
Sarah Rasmussen (2005)
Jamila Reddy (2013)
Austin Regan (2015)
Cara Reichel (2004); Artistic Director, Prospect Theater Company
Angela Rhodes (1996)
Darnell Wambui Richardson (2007)
Daniel Rigazzi (2007); Staging Director, Metropolitan Opera
Dan Rogers (2015)
Chazz Rose (1993)
Lisa Rothe (2000)
Alyse Rothman (2003)
Mia Rovegno (2009)
Tom Rowan (1998); Director and Playwright
Pesha Rudnick (2005)
Eric Ruffin (1999)
Jerry Ruiz (2008)
John Ruocco (1992); Founder/Director, The GYM Acting Workshop
Hannah Ryan (2014)
Debbie Saivetz (1991); Assoc. Professor of Theatre, Montclair State University
Laurie Sales (2004; 2006); Artistic Director, Campbell Performing Arts Center at Groton School
Margie Salvante (1991); Executive Director, Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia
Samantha Saltzman (2013)
Noel Salzman (1994; 1997); Artistic Director, The Butane Group
Christine Sang (1997)
Lane Savadove (1998; 2013); Artistic Director, EgoPo Classic Theater
Laura Savia (2009); Associate Artistic Director, Williamstown Theatre Festival
Kholoud Sawaf (2017)
Wesley Savick (1985); Founder/Director, The National Theatre of Allston at Suffolk University
Beth Ann Schachter (1989); Associate Professor of Theater, Muhlenberg College
Mark Schneider (2000; Roundabout Assistantship, 2000-2001)
Joanie Schultz (2007); Artistic Director, WaterTower Theatre
Jon Schumacher (2000; 2002)
Michael Sexton (1991); Artistic Director, The Shakespeare Society
Ted Shaffner (1997; 1998); Teacher and Director, Collegiate School
Ann Marie Shanahan (1995); Professor of Theater, Loyola University Chicago
Danny Sharron (2013); Artistic Director, Ugly Rhino Productions
Syd Sidner (1992)
Jonathan Silverstein (2003); Artistic Director, Keen Company
Michael Silverstone (2006)
Stepan Simek (1996); Associate Professor of Theatre, Lewis & Clark
Elyse Singer (2001)
Yordan Slaveykov (2013); Co-Director, B-Plius
David Snider (2001); Artistic Director, Hubbard Hall
Randall Sommer (1993); Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Delicia Turner Sonnenberg (1998); Artistic Director, MOXIE Theatre
Jason Southerland (1993)
Allison Stockman (1998); Artistic Director, Constellation Theatre Company
Teya Sugareva (2014)
Caitlin Sullivan (2014)
Christine Sumption (1985); Lecturer, Seattle University
Rebecca Taichman (2000)
Michelle Tattenbaum (2003)
Linnet Taylor (2002)
Beatrice Terry (2004)
Alex Timbers (2005)
Annie Tippe (2015)
Mu Larsen (Tomlinson) (1998)
Alex Torra (2006); Associate Artistic Director, Pig Iron
Patrick Torres (2003); Artistic Director, Little Raleigh Theatre
Chloe Treat (2016)
Gaye Taylor Upchurch (2006; 2007)
Shaun Patrick Tubbs (2016)
Rob Urbinati (1999; 1997; 2001); Director of New Play Development, Queens Theatre in the Park
Daniela Varon (1994; 1997) Company Member, Shakespeare & Company
Tim Vasen (1988)
Andrew Volkoff (2005)
Moritz von Stuelpnagel (2005)
Lian Walden (2013)
Patrick Walsh (2012)
Sarah Wansley (2015)
Paul Warner (1985; 2002); Directing Faculty, New York Film Academy
Nicole A. Watson (2013)
Kenn Watt (2005)
Miriam Weiner (2002); Literary Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre
Emma Weinstein (2014) 
Timber Weise (1989)
Adrienne Weiss (1988)
Gabriel Vega Weissman (2017)
Kerry Whigham (2007)
Lily Whitsitt (2011), Artistic Director, Door 10
Rhett Wickham (1990); Owner/Founder, Creative Development INK
Eric Winick (1997); Director of Marketing, JCC Manhattan
Dawn Monique Williams (2011); Artistic Associate, Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Dustin Wills (2015)
Christopher Windom (2012)
Henry Wishcamper (2006); Artistic Director, Katharsis Theater Company
Brandon Woolf (2015), Professor, New York University
Marcus Young (1997); Artist-in-Residence, Public Art St. Paul
Pirronne Yousefzadeh (2006)
Paul Zablocki(1997; 1998; 2000)
Jose Zayas (2006)
Allison Eve Zell (1994) 

 

 

 

Artists in Residence

2017

JAKE BECKHARD – Chelseas

SOPHIE BLUMBERG – Trixie The Giant

JESSICA BASHLINE – Fresh

CHRISTOPHER BURRIS - Bring The Beat Back

JESS CHAYES - Intgelligence

MEGAN HANLEY - Graceful Exit

ELENA HEYMAN - Home/Yuva

WEST HYLER – Stella Nova

ALEXANDRA KEEGAN – Tough

JENNY LARSON - Casta

KRISTIN MARTING - Assembled Identities

SHIRA MILIKOWSKI - Distant Star

CAT MILLER – Untitled Cara Immerwahar Play

MOLLY BEACH MURPHY – Galveston

TATIANA PANDINI – The Poet and the King

ELINOR RENFIELD – Borkhova

ANDREAS ROBERTZ - Father God Mother Death

DAN ROGERS – The Future Perfect

TRAVIS RUSS - America Is Hard To See

MARCUS SCOTT – Cherry Bomb

CAITLIN SULLIVAN - Gilded Girls

MICHELLE TATTENBAUM – Ideas

GABRIEL VASQUEZ – Such A Tragedy

BRANDON WOOLF - The Summer Way

 

2016

JAKI BRADLEY – Playing Hot

KATHERINE M. CARTER – The Great Big Blue

NATHANIEL P. CLARIDAD – Endangered Species

CHRISTIE MARIE CLARK – L’appel du Vide

CATINCA DRAGANESCU – Raw Vegan

WES GRANTOM – Angelo Solliman

ELENA HEYMAN – Elevation 506

BRANDON IVIE – Untitled Gun Control Play

KATIE LUPICA – Diary of Lights: New York around 1955

KAY MATSCHULLAT – Aeneid

DAVID MENDIZABAL – And She Would Stand Like This

RACHEL SULLIVAN/MAGGIE KEENAN-BOLGER – The Body!

MICHELLE TATTENBAUM – Europa

HONDO WEISS-RICHMOND – The Consensus Play

PIRRONNE YOUSEFZADEH – I Am Gordafarid 

 

2015

ELENA ARAOZ (Beatrice Terry Resident Artist) - Plastic Drastic

ZI ALIKHANThe Grind (or How We Became Posthuman)

TARA AHMADINEJAD / PIEHOLEThe Fizzles; Based on the book by Samuel Beckett and Jasper Johns

AMANDA FRIOUReturn From Selma

WEST HYLERGeorama

JEREMY PICKARD / SUPERHERO CLUBHOUSEEarth (a play about people)

JENNIFER SANDELLAEinstein’s Dreams. Based on the book by Alan Lightman

NICOLE A. WATSON - We Sat in the Death House. By Nicole A. Watson and MJ Kaufman

LILY WHITSITT - Mexico: A Play By Gertrude Stein

 

2014

ANNA BRENNERWon’t Be A Ghost

JEREMY BLOOM/RADY&BLOOMThe Upper Room

RACHEL DICKSTEIN/RIPE TIME - The World Is Round, adapted from Gertrude Stein

KEVIN DOYLE - The AЯTS

MICHAEL GOLDFRIED AND STEFANO BRANCATOThe Indelible Mark on Edward Barron

JESSE JOU One Hundred Hungry Ghosts

DANIEL NELSON / WOOF NOVA COLLECTIVEGive Back My Beast

CHRISTOPHER AND JUSTIN SWADERThe Beetle

 

2013

RACHEL CHAVKIN / The TEAMRoosevelvis

DIMITAR DIMITROV AND JORDAN SLAVEYKOV - The Spider

SANAZ GHAJARRAHIMI - Red Wednesday

BRANDON IVIE - Stupid Hope. By Kat Ramsay

LAUREN KEATINGFill Our Mouths. By Lauren Feldman

CHANTAL PAVAGEAUX - The Dinner Party 

 

 

Rough Draft New Play Development Series

2016

WHITNEY WHITE - Great Hill Mouth 

2015

JESSICA BAUMAN - As You Like It

AUSTIN REGAN - The Adventures of Pericles

LEANORA LANGE - Penthesileas

STEPHANIE WARD - Singles in Agriculture

KATHERINE CARTERBlind Crest

IRENE KAPUSTINA - Poor People

LAUREN KEATINGLulu

WILL STEINBERGER - The Most Excellent And Lamentable Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet And Zombies

EVAN YIONOULIS - The Dread Pirate Project

 

2014

PAUL BRANCATO - Basquiat. Book by Larry Tobias, Music and Lyrics by Chris Blisett and Matt Uremovich 

COSMIN CHIVU - Our Class. By Tadeusz Slobodzianek

MELISSA CRESPOThe Gun Play

REGINALD L. DOUGLASLeftovers. By Josh Wilder 

JESSE GEIGERDr. Darling And The Lost Boys Of Bushwick. Written by Jesse Geiger. Composer/Lyrics: Nathan Leigh

MORGAN GREENShoot The Freak. Written by Lancelot Hamelin, Music by David Baloche

REBECCA HOLDERNESSMore Than 16 Kisses

JASON JACOBSWe Are All Greeks Here: Philoctotes in Lemnos. Adapted by David Koteles

DAVID MENDIZABAL - And She Would Stand Like This. By Harrison David Rivers

HANNAH RYAN - The Big Announcement. By Christopher Pineda

GAMA VALLE - The House Of The Fading Lights

 

 



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