The directors of DRAMA LEAGUE DIRECTORFEST, chosen from hundreds of applicants nationwide:  Flordelino Lagundino  (2017 New York Directing Fellow),  Ilana Ransom Toeplitz  (2016 Directors Project Alumna),  Matt Dickson  (2017 New York Directing Fellow),  Bonnie Gabel  (2017 New York Directing Fellow),  Rebecca Martinez  (2017 New York Directing Fellow), and  Laura Brandel  (2017 Leo Shull New Musicals Directing Fellow).  Photo: Catalin Stelian.

The directors of DRAMA LEAGUE DIRECTORFEST, chosen from hundreds of applicants nationwide: Flordelino Lagundino (2017 New York Directing Fellow), Ilana Ransom Toeplitz (2016 Directors Project Alumna), Matt Dickson (2017 New York Directing Fellow), Bonnie Gabel (2017 New York Directing Fellow), Rebecca Martinez (2017 New York Directing Fellow), and Laura Brandel (2017 Leo Shull New Musicals Directing Fellow).  Photo: Catalin Stelian.

January 13-22, 2018

The Sheen Center for Arts and Culture, New York City

PRODUCTIONS:

DISCO PIGS

by Enda Walsh, directed by Matt Dickson

FOB

by David Henry Hwang, directed by Flordelino Lagundino

PORK KIDNEYS TO SOOTHE DESPAIR

by Alejandro Ricaño, translated by Daniel Jáquez, directed by Rebecca Martinez

STORM, STILL

by Gabrielle Reisman, directed by Bonnie Gabel

SHE PERSISTED

A Leo Shull Foundation for the Arts Spotlight Event | a musical evening directed by Laura Brandel

GROUP

A Directors Project Alumni Staged Reading | by Alex Rubin, directed by Ilana Ransom Toeplitz

Plus conversations and events with today’s most influential directors...

ANNE BOGART, DAMON KIELY, ANNE KAUFFMAN,

ROBERT O’HARA, KIMBERLY SENIOR and GEORGE C. WOLFE

 

DIRECTORFEST is made possible thanks to the generosity of our current supporters:

The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
Howard Gilman Foundation
The Shubert Foundation
The Leo Shull Foundation for the Arts
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

Subsidized studio space provided by the A.R.T./New York Creative Space Grant,

supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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DirectorFest Event Support Provided by The Lagunitas Brewing Co.