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Donya K. Washington

Email
Websitewww.donyakwashington.com
 
Theater Credits
DIRECTING             
Goddess Hair   by Patricia Ione Lloyd     Redshirt Entertainment     2012
Stall   by BrokeMC     Tiny Rhino     2012
Venus   by Suzan-Lori Parks     2012 Conference of Curious People     2012
Pete the Girl   by Charity Henson-Ballard     Rising Circle Collective/Culture Project WCS     2012
Little Louise   by Patricia Ione Lloyd     Fire This Time Festival     2012
Sound (reading)   by Don Nguyen     The Civilians     2011
Abby In the Summer   by A.P. Andrews     Playwrights Horizons Theatre School     2011
Bleedin' Trees (reading)   by Scott McCarrey     NYU/Tisch Goldberg Play Reading     2011
Brooklyn Skank   by Fernanda Coppel     Subjective Theatre Company     2010
Come Back to Me and Manikato   by Jesse Cameron Alick     Shakespeare in Paradise (Nassau, The Bahamas)     2010
Now The Cats with Jewelled Claws   by Tennessee Williams     Target Margin Theatre     2010
Spunk   by George C Wolfe     Penobscot Theatre (Bangor, ME)     2010
Jump Jim Crow: How To Produce Your Own Minstrel Show   by Jesse Cameron Alick, Justine Levine and Donya K Washington     Subjective Theatre Company     2009
Dear Diary   by Alicia Ramsay     MCC Youth Theatre Company/FreshPlay     2009
Global Cooling: Bear Market*   by Kara Manning     The Women's Project     2009
Cold Keener   by Zora Neale Hurston     Target Margin Theatre     2009
The Minstrel Show of Minstrel Shows   by Donya K Washington     Brown/Trinity Rep     2009
Poof   by Apples Vargas     MCC Youth Theatre Company/FreshPlay     2008
Penang   by James L. Larocca     Midtown International Theatre Festival     2008
The Cure at Troy   by Seamus Heany     Brown/Trinity Consortium     2007
30 Patriot Actors: Playing Real People   by Erin Browne     Columbia University     2007
Taming of the Shrew   by William Shakespeare     Brown/Trinity Consortium     2007
Forever Never Comes   by Enrique Urueta     Brown New Play Festival     2007
Menders (a reading)   by Erin Browne     Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre/4 Threads     2006
Cloud 9   by Caryl Churchill     Brown/Trinity Consortium     2006
Cipher   by Cory Hinkle     Brown New Play Festival     2006
The Referee: A Football Play About Mothers and Daughters   by Diana Buirski     Brown/Trinity Consortium     2005
Sorry Wrong Number   by Lucille Fletcher     Williamstown Theatre Festival     2004
Fridays @ 3: Unwrap Your Candy   by Doug Wright     Williamstown Theatre Festival     2004
Before Breakfast   by Eugene O'Neill     Williamstown Theatre Festival     2004
Busoni's Doctor Faust (excerpt)   by Ferruccio Busoni     Target Margin Theatre     2003
Live Nude Girls Unite! (staged reading)   by Angie Browne     All Things At Once     2003
The 60 Second Novelist, a musical (a reading)   by Angie Browne and Joy Son     Dixon Place     2003
Squatter's Rights   by Alex Brandes     Kate Fahy, St. Mark's Theater     2003
 
Other Credits
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR             
Let Me Down Easy   Leonard Foglia     Second Stage Theatre     2009
This Beautiful City   Steve Cosson     The Civilians/The Vineyard     2009
Richard III   Kevin Moriarty     Trinity Rep     2008
Dublin Carol   Amy Morton     Trinity Rep     2006
(I am) Nobody's Lunch   Steve Cosson     The Civilians     2006
Terrorism   Will Frears     The New Group/The Play Company     2005
God Hates the Irish or the Ballad of Armless Johnny   Will Frears     Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre     2005
The Water's Edge   Will Frears     Williamstown Theatre Festival     2004
Fuenteovejuna   David Herskovits     National Asian American Theatre Company     2002
Spell #7   Trezana Beverly     NYU/Tisch School of the Arts     2000
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE             
Directing Mentor        Playwrights Horizons Theatre School     2009-2012
Director, Dramaturg, Actor        52nd Street Project     2011
Assitant Producer   UnCensored 2009     MCC Youth Theatre Company     2009
Assistant to the Director (feature film Coach, directed by Will Frears)        Yeah Player Films/Fugitive Films     2008
Research Dramaturg   This Beautiful City     The Civilians     2007
Selection Committee   Write A Play! NYC     Young Playwrights, Inc      2008, 2007
Reader   Write A Play! NYC     Young Playwrights, Inc     2005, 2006
Receptionist/Office Reader        Helen Merrill Ltd     2000
 
Education and Training
Brown University/Trinity Rep; MFA, Directing.

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts; University Scholars Program, BFA in Theatre with honors,
Playwrights Horizons Theatre School

University of Southern California, Resident Honors Program
 
Awards and Recognition
Civilians R&D Lab 2010-2011
Van Lier Directing Fellow 2009, Second Stage Theatre
Women's Project Director's Lab 2008/2010