Theater Past Faculty
Deborah Stein is co-artistic director of Stein | Holum Projects (SHP), a laboratory for creating new theatre works. She has written and co-directed (with creative partner Suli Holum) The Wholehearted (premiere upcoming at ArtsEmerson in April 2014) and Chimera (created in residence at HERE, where it premiered in the 2012 Under the Radar Festival; subsequently nominated for a Drama Desk Award). SHP has been workshopped new works at Philadelphia FringeArts, Kelly Strayhorn, Playwrights’ Horizons, Clubbed Thumb, the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, and at Perry-Mansfield with the support of Actors Theatre of Louisville. Deborah has also worked collaboratively with Joseph Chaikin, Dominique Serrand, Lear deBessonet, and most frequently the Pig Iron Theatre Company, with whom she collaborated since 2000 on six original works. Deborah teaches writing and collaboration at Yale, NYU, and Princeton and has received the NYSCA, the Bush Artist Fellowship, and two Jerome Fellowships and a McKnight Advancement Grant at the Playwrights’ Center. She is a resident playwright at New Dramatists.