Atelier Past Faculty

Alice Reagan

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Alice Reagan is a New York-based freelance director. Pre-pandemic credits include No Good Things Dwell in the Flesh by Christina Masciotti at Yocum Institute in Reading, PA; Hir by Taylor Mac at Shakespeare & Company (two Berkshire Theatre Award nominations); Grounded by George Brant at Dobama Theatre (Cleveland Critics Circle Superior Production, Superior Direction, and Best Actress); Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegría Hudes at Profile Theatre in Portland, Oregon; Jackie by Elfriede Jelinek at Boom Arts; Or, by Liz Duffy Adams at Shakespeare & Company (seven Berkshire Theatre Award nominations including Best Director); Phaeton (a diggle of a fragment) by Mac Wellman at Classic Stage Company; The Miser by Molière with Brave New World Rep; Nomads by Julia Jarcho at Incubator Arts Project; I Came to Look for You on Tuesday by Chiori Miyagawa at La MaMa; The Verge by Susan Glaspell at Incubator Arts Project; and Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Chocolate Factory. She has directed many plays by María Irene Fornés, including: Promenade, Enter THE NIGHT, What of the Night?, Drowning, Abingdon Square, and The Office. Alice is Associate Professor of Professional Practice at Barnard College, where she founded a commissioning program that brings women-identified writers to the college. Through New Plays at Barnard, she has directed work by LM Feldman, Dipika Guha, Gab Reisman, and Charly Evon Simpson. She is an alum of Mabou Mines/SUITE, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, Women’s Project Directors Lab, and the Drama League. MA, Performance Studies: NYU/Tisch. MFA, Directing: Columbia.