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Simone Federman has directed in New York City at such venues as The Lynne Redgrave Theatre, H.E.R.E., Dixon Place, The Ohio Theatre, The National Action Network, The Present Theatorium, Soho Repertory Theatre, The Alchemical Theatre, Lincoln Center Laboratory, and regionally at Portland Stage Co., Secret City Woodstock, and internationally, with Bread and Puppet Theatre at the world expo in Hanover, Germany and collaborated with Le Theatrographe at the 59th Avignon Theatre Festival. Simone has directed plays by Chekhov, Beckett, Ionesco, Lorca, Genet, Stein, Pinter, Churchill, Anouilh, Strindberg, Wertenbaker, Moliere, Gozzi, Goldoni, Aristophanes, Lynda Crawford, Diana Son, Paula Vogel, David Greenspan, Katherine Gleason and Christopher Shinn, as well as created many original, site specific, performance art  and dance experiences.


She has taught Directing, Acting, Dramatic Literature, Performance Art, Commedia dell'Arte , Clown, Viewpoints and Political Theatre,  at Bowdoin College, SUNY New Paltz, and Rowan University and has been an artist in residence, at Denison University, Harvard University and Gavilan College and taught workshops and lectured at Kenyon College, and SUNY Buffalo.Simone has a BA from Oberlin College and a graduate degree in Directing, from The ART Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. 

Simone's most recent production was Sisters of Rapture with Karen Anne Light.

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