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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); Artistic Director, BASiC Theater Project
Gregory Allen (2000)
Jessie Allen (1990)
Michael Alltop (1997; 2000)
Matthew Arbour (2003); Associate Artist, Playmakers Repertory Co. and Washington Ensemble Theater
Arin Arbus (2006); Resident Director, Theatre For A New Audience
Christopher Ashley (1987); Artistic Director, La Jolla Playhouse
Corey Atkins (2008); Artistic Associate, Cleveland Play House
Mathew August (1999; 2000)
Richard Aven (1987)
Daniel Banks (1994; 1997); Co-Director, DNAWORKS
Michael Barakiva (2001; 2013)
Sherri Eden Barber (2009)
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 / Screenwriter
Laura Braza(2011); Artistic Director, The Attic
Brooke Brod (2002; 2004); Organizing Director, Stand for Children
Mark Brokaw (1986); Director and 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 Catherine Burke (2003); Artistic Director, Millbrook Playhouse
Traci Burwitz (1993)
Shelley Butler (2004)
Joe Calarco (1995)
Kaia Calhoun (1995); Director / Actor
Carolyn Cantor (1999); Artistic Director, Edge Theater Company
Mary Elizabeth Carlin (1989; 1990); Acquisitions Consultant, Ovation
Elizabeth Carlson (2013); Artistic Director, Naked Angels Theatre Company
Jaime Castañeda (2006); Ensemble Member, American Theater Co
David F. Chapman(2009)
Rachel Chavkin (2004; 2013); Company Member, The TEAM
Kate Cherry (1994); 
Desdemona Chiang (2011); Associate Artistic Director, Impact Theatre
Cosmin Chivu (2012)
Marya Cohn (1989); Adjunct Writing Teacher/Screenwriter/Journalist at NYU
Tioni (McCoy) Collins (2001)
Peter Cook (2006); Founding Member, Terrible Baby Theater Co.
Cat Cooper (); English Teacher, George Jackson Academy
Shana Cooper (2004); Love’s Labor’s Lost — Oregon Shakespeare Festival (upcoming)
Melissa Crespo (2014)
Heath Cullens (2002); Actor / Director
R. J. Cutler (1984); Director/Producer, Actual Reality Pictures
Robert Davenport (1997)
Angel David (2003); Actor / Director
Sarah Davie (1997)
Dan Day (1995); Founding Artistic Director, Kitchen Dog Theater
Steve Day (2009)
Val Day (1992); Agent, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
Lear DeBessonet (2004); Artistic Director, Stillpoint Productions
Tommy DeFrantz (1993; 1997); Theater Arts & Dance Professor, MIT
Jim Demonic (); Academic Coordinator, American Academy of the Dramatic Arts
Snehal Desai (2011); Director/Writer/Actor
Will Garrett Detlefsen (2013): Artistic Director, Multipurpose Room
Andrew Dickey (1998)
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)
Jude Domski (1997); Photographer
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); General Manager, Channing Daughters Winery
Alec Duffy (2003; 2005); Artistic Director, Hoi Polloi
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 eXchange and The Orchard Project
Noa Egozi (2016)
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); Dean of Drama, North Carolina School on the Arts
Lydia Fort (2008); Director
June Fortunato (1990); Entertainment / Corporate Meeting Professional
Neal Freeman(2010); Executive Director, The Gallery Players
Stephen Fried (2004)
Amanda Friou (2011)
Oeyvind Froeyland (1993)
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); Executive Assistant for Production and Operations, Pittsburgh Public Theater
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)
Adam Immerwahr (2008); Associate Artistic Director, McCarter Theatre Center
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)
Anne Kauffman (1996)

Swaine Kaui (2012)
Sonoko Kawahara (1999)
Lauren Keating (2008; 2013)
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)
Itamar Kubovy (1989); Executive Director, Pilobolus
Aneesha Kudtarkar (2015)
Mahayana Landowne; Chairman of the Board, Dance Parade, Inc.
Preston Lane (1986); Artistic Director, Triad Stage
Antoinette LaVecchia (2000); Actress / Director
Oren Lavie (2002)
John Lawler (1996)
Jorge Ledesma (1993)
Tim Lee (2002); Director, Writer, Producer
Michael Leibenluft (2014) 
Kristopher Lencowski (2011); Director/Actor
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 Massie (2013)
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)
Michael Mayer (1989)
Davis McCallum (2001)
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)
Aimee K. Michel (1990); Department of Theatre, Bard College
Alexandru Mihail (2013)
Shira Milikowsky (2008); Assistant Director, HAIR
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); Communication Coach, Find Your Voice
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 (2007); Associate Director, The Ride NYC
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)
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, Metropolian Opera
Dan Rogers (2015)
Chazz Rose (1993)
Lisa Rothe (2000)
Alyse Rothman (2003); Director, NERVE Ensemble
Mia Rovegno (2009); Assistant Director, Time Stands Still
Tom Rowan (1998); Director and Playwright
Pesha Rudnick (2005)
Eric Ruffin (1999); In The Blood, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Jerry Ruiz (2008); Assistant Director, Second Stage
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); Workshop Director, Williamstown Theatre Festival
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); Associate Director, Annie
Joanie Schultz (2007); Freelance Theater and Opera Director in Chicago
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); 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); Artistic Director, Hourglass Group
Yordan Slaveykov (2013); Co-Director, B-Plius
David Snider (2001) Director of Artistic Programming, Arena Stage
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); Associate Artistic Director, Young Playwrights’ Theater
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); Director/Lecturer in Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts
Andrew Volkoff (2005); Artistic Director, About Face Theatre
Moritz von Stuelpnagel (2005); Artistic Director, Studio 42
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)
Kerry Whigham (2007); House of Home — Williamstown Theater Festival
Lily Whitsitt (2011)
Rhett Wickham (1990); Owner/Founder, Creative Development INK
Eric Winick (1997); Director of Marketing, Playwrights Horizons
Dawn Monique Williams (2011)
Dustin Wills (2015)
Christopher Windom (2012)
Henry Wishcamper (2006); Artistic Director, Katharsis Theater Company
Brandon Woolf (2015)
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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