BA Drama and Dance, Bard College
Interdisciplinary MFA, Simon Fraser University

Mallory Catlett is an Obie award winning Director/dramaturg of performance across disciplines from City Council Meeting – an experiment in participatory democracy with Aaron Landsman and Jim Findlay that the audience performs, to Dread Scott’s performance installation - Dread Scott: Decision in BAM’s Next Wave Festival,  to This Was The End - a remix of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya that won an Obie, a  Bessie and a American Theater Wing’s David Hewes Award. Her work has also premiered in NYC at The Ohio, HERE Arts Center, The Ontological-Hysteric Theater, PS122, the Collapsable Hole and been featured at CultureMart, COIL and The Prelude Festivals.  Internationally her work has toured to Canada, France, The Netherlands, UK, Ireland & Australia.

She was a member of the 2006 SOHO REP writers/directors lab and been a resident artist at the Ontological’s Incubator, HERE’s HARP Program, Abrons Arts Center, Chashama, Digital Performance and a British Studies Fellow at the Harry Ransom Research Center at UT, Austin.  Her work has been funded by NYS Council for the Humanities, the NY Music Fund, NPN, NYSCA, Chashama, LMCC (MCAF, Community Arts Fund and Swing Space), Puffin, Edith Lutyens & Bel Geddes, Tobin Theatre Fund, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Strickland Family Fund, Greenwall Foundation, MAP Fund, New England Foundation for the Arts, Jerome, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, and a two-time NYSCA Individual Artist Commission. She received the Elliot Hayes Award for Dramaturgy for her co-direction of the Juggernaut’s The First 100 Years: The Professional Female Playwright. Her writing on theater has been published in Canadian Theater Review and in Theater Magazine - an essay on and the script of City Council Meeting.  She is a Foundation for the Contemporary 2015 Grants to Artists Awardee. http://mallorycatlett.net/



Ken Weitzman

selected for
The Lark Play Development Center's
"Meeting of the Minds"
annually serves six New York writers
over a ten-month residency

Ken Weitzman's

Play Halftime with Don
selected for
PlayLabs at the Playwrights' Center
one of the nation's most in-depth
play development programs
 National Playwrights Festival
 Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center

210 Amlent Avenue
Karl Hinze
& Becky Goldberg

New Musical co-created by
SBU Musical Comp. alumnus
& SBU Theatre MFA alumna
 received its first production:
New York
Musical Theatre Festival
July 9th, 2015

Margarita Espada

honored to receive the 
Human Rights
Community Award

for the work of her company,
Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja,
as a tool for social change

Steve Marsh

chosen to serve on the
Drama Desk Awards
nominating committee
2015 Drama Desk Awards

Nominations: April 23
Ceremony: May 31

Izumi Ashizawa

Best of 2014
"Best Directors of a Play
in Professional Theatres"
See images of
Izumi's show Kwaiden

Mallory Catlett

named as recipient of the
Foundation for
Contemporary Arts

2015 Grants to Artists
"Performance Art/Theatre"


Sophie Vanier '05

Best Actress
for her performance in
 UnChained Theatre Festival



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