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Heidi Handelsman

Websitewww.heidihandelsman.com
 
Theater Credits
DIRECTING        
2am Lovely   by Irene Loy     University of New Mexico
Macbeth   by William Shakespeare     Theater at Monmouth, ME
Apparition   by Anne Washburn     Chautauqua Theater Company
Love's Labours Lost   by William Shakespeare     La Salle Academy, RI
Middletown   by Will Eno     Brown/Trinity MFA Program
Rhinoceros   by Eugene Ionesco     Brown/Trinity MFA Program
As You Like It   by William Shakespeare     Brown/Trinity MFA Program
Principal Principle   by Joe Zarrow     Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep
A Bright Room Called Day   by Tony Kushner     Brown/Trinity MFA Program
He Is Here He Says I Say   by Margaret Namulyanga     Brown University / Writing Is Live Festival
Personal Histories Volumes I-V: Abridged (Co-Director)   by Anna Moench and others     Ensemble Studio Theatre
The All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret   by Mariah MacCarthy     Purple Rep
The Battle of Spanktown   by Jeffrey Pfeiffer     FringeNYC / The Potluck
Group   by Daniel McCoy     FringeNYC / Crosstown Playwrights
Brilliant Traces   by Cindy Lou Johnson     Clout in the Mug / TheatreLab
Bird House   by Kate Marks     The KNF Co / Theatre 3
Janey Miller's World Tour   by John Cassel     Manhattan Theatre Source
Mary Brigit Poppleton is Writing a Memoir   by Madeline Walter     FringeNYC & Fringe Encore Series
Flyers and Other Tales   by Kate Marks     Midtown International Theatre Festival
Iron Fist: An Evening of Horror   by Liz Zimmerman     Mayhem Productions
DIRECTING - SHORT PLAYS        
Photo Booth   by Christopher Sullivan     Beer Plays / Amity Hall
Between a Rock and a Gargoyle   by Rehana Mirza     New Georges
Psyche   by Lucy Boyle     Youngblood Sunday Brunch
Prisoners   by Lucy Boyle     Youngblood Sunday Brunch
Students and Tarts   by Lydia Brunner     Youngblood Sunday Brunch
Minotaur Scavenger Hunt   by Caroline V. McGraw     F*It Club's Spring Fling
The Anna Moench Monologues   by Eric Dufault     Youngblood / Asking for Trouble
A Chicken Goes to Broadway   by Kate Marks     The Potluck / Samuel French Festival
Muffin   by Jennifer L. Brown     The Potluck / Samuel French Festival
Things to Do in New Jersey   by Nicole Pandolfo     Sticky / Blue Box Productions
The Curse of the Horned Babby   by Lisa Dillman     Estrogenius Festival / Manhattan Theatre Source
Cave Krewe   by Kara Lee Corthron     Estrogenius Festival / Manhattan Theatre Source
On the Surface   by Courtney Lauria     Youngblood / Samuel French Festival
Medea of New Jersey   by Sharyn Rothstein     Youngblood Sunday Brunch
The Funny Thing Is   by J. Holtham     Ensemble Studio Theatre
Chuck Waterman's Last Interview   by Elizabeth Berger     First Look Theatre Company / NYU
How to Lose Yourself: a case history   by Cary Gitter     First Look Theatre Company / NYU
Red State   by John Cassel     Epiphany Theater Company
DIRECTING - WORKSHOPS & READINGS        
Lonely Leela   by Rehana Mirza     New Georges
Do Clones Dream of Identical Sheep?   by Jon Kern     New Georges & Ma-Yi Theatre Company
Private Call   by Lucy Boyle     Barefoot Theatre Company
New Horizons Through the Interplanetary Medium   by Larry Pontius     Ensemble Studio Theatre
Goddamn Gorgeous Mess   by Daniel McCoy     The Tank
Lovely Assistant   by Caroline V. McGraw     New York Theatre Experiment
Mouse Hole   by Kate Marks     Woodshed Collective
Sympathy   by Daniel McCoy     Highwire Theatre & State of Play
The Cylinder   by Jeffrey Pfeiffer     First Look Theatre Company / NYU
 
Other Credits
ASSISTANT DIRECTING        
A Raisin in the Sun   Ethan McSweeny, dir.     Chautauqua Theater Company
A Lie of the Mind   Brian Mertes, dir.     Trinity Rep
Love Alone   Tyler Dobrowsky, dir.     Trinity Rep
Jedermann   Brian Mertes, dir.     Brown/Trinity MFA Program
The Toxic Avenger (SDCF Observership)   John Rando, dir.     New World Stages & George Street Playhouse
Dead City   Daniella Topol, dir.     New Georges
Thank You, Kind Spirit   Alisa Matlovsky, dir.     Target Margin
Gallathea   Michelle Tattenbaum, dir.     American Living Room @ HERE
Stones in His Pockets   Wendy Dann, dir.     Hangar Theatre (Ithaca, NY)
Sammy and Me   Wendy Dann, dir.     MusicalFare Theatre (Buffalo, NY)
Anatol   Michelle Tattenmaum, dir.     Hangar Theatre (Ithaca, NY)
CASTING DIRECTOR        
Puberty and Your Emotions   Leanne Arnow, producer     Educational film
You Are In Charge of Your Body   Leanne Arnow, producer     Educational film
Let Them Chirp Awhile   Jonathan Blitstein, dir.     Independent feature film
Young Playwrights Festival XXIV   Richard Caliban, Valentina Fratti, dirs.     Young Playwrights Inc.
MEMBERSHIP & AFFILIATIONS        
Producer        The Potluck (a play-reading series)
Fellowship, 2014        Chautauqua Theaer Company
Resident Director, 2010-2011        Ensemble Studio Theatre
Literary Wing Member, 2006-2010        Lark Play Development Center
Member        Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab
Affiliated Director        First Look Theatre Company, NYU
Affiliated Artist        New Georges
 
Education and Training
Brown University / Trinity Rep, MFA in Directing, 2014

Vassar College, BA in Drama and Religion, 2003

Internships at Manhattan Theatre Club (casting) and New Dramatists (literary)