Shana Cooper

Director

PlayMakers: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Credits: The Unfortunates (American Conservatory Theater); American Night, Romeo and Juliet (Yale Repertory Theatre); The Unfortunates (world premiere musical), Love’s Labor’s Lost (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Venus In Fur (Seattle Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company); The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (California Shakespeare Theater); Camino Real (New York University MFA Program); Three Sisters (The Studio/New York); A Lie of the Mind (American Conservatory Theater MFA Program); The Whale Play, Twelfth Night Parking Lot Project (New Theater House); The Ghost Sonata, Richard III (Yale School of Drama); Oklahoma (Hangar Theatre). Shana was Associate Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater (2000-2004) and Cofounder of New Theater House with fellow Yale School of Drama alumni (2008-present).

Awards: 2014 TCG Leadership U Grant, 2010 Princess Grace Award, Julian Milton Kaufman Memorial Prize in Directing (Yale School of Drama), Drama League Directing Fellow, TCG Observership Grant, OSF Phil Killian Directing Fellow, G. Herbert Smith Presidential Scholarship.

Education: MFA, Yale School of Drama.

Shows at Playmakers

A Midsummer Night's Dream November 1, 2014 - December 7, 2014