Theater Past Faculty
Alexandru Mihail is a New York based director, originally from Bucharest, Romania. His most recent productions include the European premiere of Aliens with Exceptional Abilities by Saviana Stanescu (Odeon Theatre, Bucharest, Romania, 2014); the American premiere of The Last Days of Mankind by Karl Kraus (Bard Center for Performing Arts, 2014); and The Stronger by August Strindberg (TBG Theatre/ Drama League NY, 2013). He graduated from the Yale School of Drama MFA directing program in 2012. At the School and at Yale Cabaret his productions included Chekhov’s The Seagull and The Wedding Reception, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night; the friendship of her thighs, a new play by Martyna Majok; Ingmar Bergman's Persona; and The Bachelors, a new play by Caroline V. McGraw (Carlotta Festival of New Plays). In Romania, among other awards, he won the prestigious UNITER Prize for his direction of Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy. He also directed The Dresser by Ronald Harwood, the world premiere of Tlicked by Gabriel Pintilei, the Romanian premiere of The Underpants by Carl Sternheim and the television series Poor Man, Rich Man. Alexandru is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and a 2013 League Directing Fellowship.