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New York, New York 

Sisters of Rapture by Karen Light & John O'Keefe, Alchemical Theatre

The Toe Incident by Katherine Gleason, Alchemical Theater, Dixon Place

Strange Rain by Lynda Crawford, The Lynn Redgrave Theater (Best Play, Fringe NYC) 

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco, Stella Adler Studio 

The Stronger by August Strindberg, Stella Adler Studio 

Rebound by Georgia Metz, Neighborhood Playhouse

Later by Kate Roberts & Simone Federman, Present Company 

Malcolm’s Call by Arthur Fiensod, Synchronicity Space 

Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters by Gertrude Stein produced by Lincoln Center- at H.E.R.E & The Salon. 

R.A.W. by Diana Son, Ohio Theater

Jack  by David Greenspan, H.E.R.E 

Spot That Homo by Gang, The Kitchen  

On the Harmfulness of Tobacco by Anton Chekhov produced by Lincoln Center at the Salon & the Present Co. 

Home by Cantor Rebecca Fletcher, Hebrew Union College 

Cry by Rachelle Minkoff, Workhouse Theater

Breath: A Tiny Gothic by John C. Russell, Theater Nada

Deathwatch by Jean Genet (all female cast), Alchemical Theare

Endgame by Samuel Beckett, Darinka Theatre 

Samuel Beckett Meets Sticky & Palucci: A Tragedy of Association by S. Beckett & S.Federman, Theater Nada 

Promenade by Sarah Schulman, Westbeth Theatre

Digging Up Sadie by Keith Adkins, Camilla's Theater  

The Accordion Incident by Simone Federman, Dixon Place  



A Walk in My Shoes: the Details Matter original workshopped writing by students, Gavilan College  


New Jersey

One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Dale Wasserman w/ film by Lubovitch & Federman, Rowan University 

Efemeral original work w/ A.Group.A.Part, NJ Statewide Women, Gender and Sexuality Conference, Rowan University

Indecipherable Gesture original work w/ The Found Theatre Collective, “Undisciplined” Colloquium, Rider University


Avignon, France

Federman’s, collaboration w/ Louis Castel/Le Theatrographe Company, the 59th Festival d’Avignon

Le Projet Federman/ the Namredef Project, collaboration w/ Louis Castel, Chapelle des Penitents Blancs 


New Paltz, New York

How I Learned To Drive by Paula Vogel, SUNY New Paltz

Creditors by August Strindberg, SUNY New Paltz

Confined by Simone Federman w/ Butoh Dancer, Boaz Barkin, site specific performance, SUNY New Paltz 

You Can’t Take It with You by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman, SUNY New Paltz 

The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler & original work by students, SUNY New Paltz 



Three Sisters Who are Not Sisters by Gertrude Stein, Portland Stage Co. 

My Sister in This House by Wendy Kesselman, Bowdoin College 

Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill, Bowdoin College 

The Jealous Husband by Moliere, Bowdoin College  

Humulus the Mute by Jean Anouilh, Bowdoin College




La Letterra di Ramesse by Achille Campanile, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, A.R.T. Institute  

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca, A.R.T. Institute 

Rashomon adapted by Simone Federman from the script by Kurasawa, A.R.T. Institute  

The Liar by Carlo Goldoni, A.R.T. Institute 

The Love of the Nightingale by Timberlake Wertenbaker, A.R.T. Institute

Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill, A.R.T. Institute 



Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco, w/ film by Simone Federman, Denison University 

Four by John C. Russell, Oberlin College 

The Maids by Jean Genet, Oberlin College 

Deathwatch by Jean Genet (all male cast), Oberlin College                                


Staged Readings  

Leftovers by Amy Oestreicher, #Me Too Theatre, National Action Network, House of Justice 

3 of 365 Women a Year: 3 plays by Crawford,  LePecio, Wormacck, Tada Theatre, NY, NY

Love Suicide by Daniel Kramer, “Unbound Festival” Boston Theatre Works, Boston, MA

Lend a Hand or Four Religions by Gertrude Stein, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Tar Paper School: The Strike at Moton High School 1951 by Joseph Robinette, Glassboro, NJ 

Lysistrata by Aristophanes, Tohill Theatre, Glassboro, NJ 

Yes is for a Very Young Man by Gertrude Stein, Lincoln Center, NY, NY

Tanya-Tanya by Olga Stanislavovna Mukhina, Portland Stage Co., Portland, ME

Oops by Christopher Shinn, Ensemble Studio Theater, NY, NY 

Stupid Kids by John C. Russell, Dixon Place, NY, NY

Drop Dead Gorgeous, Pneumonia by David Greenspan, Cucaracha Theater, NY, NY

Home by Cantor Rebecca Fletcher, Ripley Greere Studios, NY, NY


Assistant Directing

Hot and Throbbing by Paula Vogel (world premiere), directed by Anne Bogart, A.R.T., MA  

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, directed by Ron Daniels, A.R.T., MA

Orphee by Philip Glass (world premiere), directed by Francesca Zambello, A.R.T., MA 

Black Snow, by Keith Dewhurst (world premiere), directed by Richard Jones, A.R.T., MA


Acting Experience

Chekhov in the Garage: Immediate Theatre by Chekhov, The Tank,  NYC (Role: Cherbutikin)

Bread and Puppet Theatre, World Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany (Puppeteer)

The Forced Marriage by Moliere directed by Raphael Bianchiotto, Access Theatre, NYC, (Role: Alcantor) 

The Wilds and the Deep by LaPointe/Flemming, produced by Creative Time, Battery Maritime Building, NY (la Donna) 

Samuel Beckett Meets Sticky & Palucci by Samuel Beckett & Simone Federman, Theater Nada, NYC (Role: Bom)

The Green Bird by Carlo Gozzi directed by Ralph Lee, Studio Theater, NYC, (Role: Pantalone)

Brave Smiles by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Ellen Seeling, House of Candles, NYC, (Role: Babe)video

Stand by Your Man/Woman written and directed by Jonathan Levine, Portland Stage Co., Portland, ME (Role: Cowboy)

Anne Frank written and directed by Ishmael Houston Jones, St. Marks Church, NYC (Role: Anne Frank)

The Accordion Incident by Simone Federman, Darinka Theatre, NYC (Role:Big)

The House of Bernarda Alba by Lorca, directed by Roberta Rude, Hall Auditorium, Oberlin, OH (Role: Prudencia)

The Miser, by Moliere, Directed by Richard Stratton, Nichols School, Buffalo, NY (Role: Frosine)

You Can’t Take It With You by Kaufman & Hart, directed by Anne Kieffer, Nichols School, Buffalo, NY, (Role: Penny)

Costume Design   (other than my own productions)

Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, Directed by Daniel Kramer, Boston Theatre Works, Boston, MA

Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, Directed by Daniel Kramer, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME



Moises Kaufman Workshop-  “Leftovers”  by Amy Oestreicher,

H. Gillerman Organics  “Alexander Technique and the Voice”


SUNY Buffalo,  & Medaille College sponsored by Hallwalls Center for the Arts

                      Writer/Performer/Panelist “Fictioneer” 


Kenyon College, Gambier ,Ohio 

                       Workshop Presenter: Composition; Viewpoints; Directing; Acting

                       Guest Lecturer “The Theatre of Samuel Beckett- Nothing is more real than Nothing”

                       Master Class: Directing “The Cherry Orchard”


Centre National des Ecritures du Spectacle, La Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon, 

                       Resident Artist, Panelist: “Federman et ses Amis”


Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique d’Avignon La Maison Jean Vilar, Avignon, France 

                         Lecturer: “Acting in the plays of Samuel Beckett”


Institute for American Universities, Avignon, France 

                         Lecturer: Le Projet Federman/ the Namredef Project


Centre National des Ecritures du Spectacle, La Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon     

                         Panelist: Le Projet Federman/ the Namredef Project                        

                         Resident Artist: Les Traverses 3, Avignon, France Panelist 


Bread & Puppet Theatre, World Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany

                         International Internship Supervisor, Company Member/Performer

Trinity College, La Mama Program, New York City, NY

                         Lecturer, Directing

Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 

                         Organizer/ Moderator/Director Gertrude Stein Panel 

                          (Ula Dydo, Richard Forman, Linda Chapman and Lola                          Pashalinski)                                                     

                          Directed one production and two stage readings of Gertrude Stein plays        


New York University, The Studio Theater, New York, NY

                         Instructor/Actor Led workshops on Commedia dell'Arte

                         Performed Carlo Gozzi's The Green Bird directed by Ralph Lee




Festschrift Volume 5  “Where Are You?” Verbivoracious Press

Sssh by Raymond Federman, Stracherone Press, editor


“Making Godot Wait”, Le Livre de Sam, The Book of Sam

                          Editions Al Dante & Two Raven Press


“Mon Pere le Fictionnaire,” 

                          Fusees 9, Editions Carte Blanche; Editions Argol


“Warhol” Reading Objects, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art Catalogue



Acting Coach, Directing Consultant, New York, NY

                          Prepare Equity and SAG actors for auditions and roles.

                          Consult on LORT directing projects and independent films

Thinclab, New York NY, COO/ Mentorship Program Director  

                          Eco conscious feminist branding collective


Poets 4 Orlando, Producer/ Director/Coodinator 48 hours after the shootings

                          50 poets, musicians, and dancers 400+ audience: coordinated w/NYC                              

                          Police and Parks department, plus donations from multiple florists, B&H and  Sam’s Music.       


Directing Master Class, via skype to Berlin, Germany


Denison University, Granville, OH Visiting Director/Professor

                         “Rhinoceros” by Ionesco

                         Directing 1; Acting 1; First Year Seminar: Theatrical Style and Creation


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Guest Director 

                          Italian 40 “La Letterra di Ramesse” by Achille Campanile

Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

                         Guest Director/Scholar in Residence: 

                         “Walk in my Shoes: The Details Matter” by the students of English 260

                         Directing, Viewpoints, Acting for Writers


Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Assistant Professor

                       Graduate Seminar: Acting, Directing 1, Directing 2

                       Intro to Acting; Acting 2: Chekhov; Experiencing Acting; Viewpoints

                       MA Thesis Reader; Student Advising; Laboratory Theatre Advisor

                       Director Main Stage, Production Planning, LGBT advisor

                       Curriculum, Retention, Recruitment Committees, 

                       Executive Board Women’s Studies, Minority student mentor


State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 

                        Assistant Professor  

                        Directing; Scene Study; Acting 1&2; Playmaking/Performance Art; World Drama 2

                        Director main stage productions; Board member McKenna Productions                                        

                        Supervisor Black Box Productions; Student Advising; Minority Student 

                        Mentor, LBGT faculty advisor; Chair Faculty Search Committee; 

                        U.U.P. Women’s Issues Steering Committee; Diversity Task Force; 

                        Assessment Committee, Organization Committee; 

                        Conference Committees: Women’s Studies, Arts Now 


Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 

                       Lecturer: Directing; Acting; Viewpoints;                                                                                       

                       Director and Designer main stage productions, Student Advising 

                       Faculty Advisor "Mask & Gown” student theatre group

                       LBGT faculty advisor


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA  

                       Teaching Fellow

                       Drama since 1930; Classical Acting; Modern Acting 


New York Women Against Rape, New York, NY 

                       Theatre Director/Counselor/Outreach Coordinator/Teen Specialist

                       Rape Crisis Counselor; Director of teen educational theatre group

                       Gave educational presentations on sexual assault in schools


Philajob Arts and Culture Program, Philadelphia, PA, Theatre Instructor

                        Used theatrical techniques to prepare inner city youth for employment


The Friendly Place - El Sitio Simpatico, Harlem, NY, Coordinator, Youth Development Program

                         Designed and implemented diverse theatre program for at-risk- youth


Reality Theater, AIDS Prevention Project, New York, NY, Educator/Actor  

                         Co-wrote and performed AIDS/HIV prevention plays for NYC high schools 


C.A.M.B.A., Brooklyn, NY, Education Specialist

                          Taught multi-generational ESOL literacy to Haitian immigrants 


Literacy Volunteers, Brooklyn, NY, Tutor

                          Taught whole language approach literacy to adults


Children's Storefront School, Harlem, NY, Assistant Teacher, reading specialist


NYPIRG, Buffalo, NY Canvasser/District Manager



1994           Harvard University,American Repertory Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training: Directing

1984           Oberlin College, Individual Major “20th Century Art & Thought”  honors: Directing 

1983           University of London Queen Mary College



Directing - Anne Bogart, Ron Daniels, Daniel Stein, 

                   Lincoln Center Directors Laboratory 

Viewpoints - Anne Bogart

Acting - Roberta Rude, Alvin Epstein, Ron Daniels, Daniel Kramer

Meisner - William Esper’s Studio

Clown/ Movement – Bill Irwin, Ronlin Forman, Peter Hoff, Jim Calder, Jane Nichols, 

Commedia dell'Arte - Ralph Lee, Raphael Bianchiotto, Dell’ Arte International, 

Puppet/ Mask - Peter Schumann, Bread and Puppet Theater, Paule Stein, Shelley Wyant, Amy Trompetter 

Alexander Technique– Hope Gillerman

Voice - Catherine Fitzmaurice, Bonnie Raphael



Tibet, China, Nepal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Tunisia, Morocco, Mexico, Guatemala, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Eastern and Western Europe, 50 United States



English, French 



Championship: Tennis, Golf, Squash



Oberlin College, NY, NJ, MA, ME Alumni Interviewer/ College Fair Recruiter

Jesse Jackson ’84

ACT UP’87-90; ERA’72


Kiss Me I Voted’ 99


Black Lives Matter’17-’20

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