Jessica Bauman

Jessica Bauman has been working as a director in New York and regionally for almost 20 years. Her work has been seen at theatres such as New Georges, New York Theatre Workshop, Soho Rep, The Public, Juilliard (including the world premiere of Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire), Rising Phoenix Rep, and the 52nd Street Project. Regionally, she has worked at Portland Stage Company, Vermont Stage Company, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Theatre Outlet (Allentown, PA) and the O'Neill. She has collaborated with playwrights such as David Lindsay-Abaire, Kia Corthron, Tracey Scott Wilson, Emily DeVoti, Jenny Lyn Bader, Diana Son, Napoleon Ellsworth, and Kirsten Greenidge. For the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, she has directed the premieres of Terrence McNally's Teachers Break with Cynthia Nixon and Maura Tierney, and Harrison Rivers' and it seems to me a very good sign... with Naomi Watts and John Krasinski. She is the founder and Artistic Director of New Feet Productions which produced Into the Hazard (Henry 5), her own six actor adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry V. She recently directed Milk by Emily DeVoti, a co-production of New Georges and New Feet Productions at HERE. This summer, she will be directing the world premiere of All Day Suckers by Susan Dworkin for New Feet Productions in the New York International Fringe Festival. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Tribeca Performing Arts Center, a Drama League Directors Project fellow, and is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, a NYTW Usual Suspect, and New Georges Affiliated Artist. Jessica was a finalist for the 2007-2009 TCG/NEA Career Development program for Directors. She is a graduate of Yale College.

(As of March 2012)

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