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Ryan Purcell

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Theater Credits
PEN/MAN/SHIP   By Christina Anderson     Magic Theatre     2014
Romeo & Juliet   By William Shakespeare     Brown/Trinity Rep     2013
Ramses Contra Los Monstruos   By Victor I. Cazares     Brown University Writing is Live Festival     2013
Venus   By Suzan Lori-Parks     Brown/Trinity Rep     2012
Richard III   By William Shakespeare     Brown/Trinity Rep     2011
The Killing of Michael X   By Cory Hinkle     Brown Playwrights Rep     2011
Orpheus Descending   By Tennessee Williams     Brown/Trinity Rep     2011
In a Word   By Lauren Yee     Hangar Theatre Lab     2010
Lyle The Crocodile   By Bernard Faber     Hangar Theatre Kiddstuff     2010
Marinheiro   By Ryan Purcell     Magic Theatre Virgin Play Series     2010
Townville   By CollaborationTown     LaMaMa ETC     2007
The Deepest Play Ever   By Geoffrey Decas     The 14th Street Y     2006
Jew Boy & The Dirty Dog   By Jonathan Greene     American College Theatre Festival     2004
MIRACLE! By Dan Savage   Dir. Dan Savage     Intiman Theatre     2012
Yellowman By Dael Orlandersmith   Dir. Laurie Carlos     Trinity Rep     2011
Goldfish By John Kolvenbach   Dir. Loretta Greco     Magic Theatre     2009
Rich & Famous By John Guare   Dir. John Rando     American Conservatory Theatre     2008
Peter Pan   Dir. Eve Muson     Olney Theatre Center     2007
The Best Minds of Our Generation   Inspired By Howl By Allan Ginsberg     Olney Theatre Institute     2009
The Fence   Inspired By The Laramie Project By Tectonic Theatre Company     Magic Theatre     2009
Currently serving as Associate Artistic Director of Magic Theatre, San Francisco
Education and Training
M.F.A. in Directing, Brown University/Trinity Rep. Expected 2013.

B.F.A. in Theatre, Boston University, 2004.

Directors Lab at Lincoln Center, 2006.
Awards and Recognition
Fulbright Scholarship in Directing, Brazil.

Drama League Directing Fellow.

Artist in Residence, Robert Wilson's Watermill Center.

National Directing Fellowship, American College Theatre Festival.

Mentor, Each One Reach One: Theatre for Incarcerated Youth.