Aaron Posner
Director
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Folger Theatre: Cyrano, The Comedy of Errors, Orestes: A Tragic Romp, Arcadia, Macbeth (codirector and coconceiver), The Tempest (2007), Measure for Measure (Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director and Outstanding Resident Play), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Director), Melissa Arctic (The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play), Twelfth Night, Othello, As You Like It (2001). Regional: Arden Theatre Company (CoFounder, Artistic Director, and Resident Director, 1988-2006): more than 35 productions. Productions as a director and/or playwright at Theater J/Arena Stage, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, The Alliance Theatre, California Shakespeare Theater, Delaware Theatre Company, Portland Center Stage, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Arizona Theatre Company, and others. Awards: Barrymore Awards for Best New Play (The Chosen) and Outstanding Direction (A Midsummer Night’s Dream); Eisenhower Fellowship. Posner is the author of the plays My Name Is Asher Lev, The Chosen, Mark Twain’s A Murder, A Mystery and A Marriage, Sometimes a Great Notion, and others.