Theater Faculty

Suzanne Agins

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Suzanne Agins is a freelance director and Artistic Director of the Upstart Creatures, dedicated to creating (meta)physical feasts that combine theater and food (   Recent: Dreamgirls (Cape Fear Regional Theatre, 7 BroadwayWorld Awards including Best Musical and Best Direction), In the Heights (Hangar Theater- regional premiere, 5 SALT awards including Best Musical and Best Direction), The Club by Amy Fox (Rough Cut production at Ensemble Studio Theatre). Off Broadway: world premiere of Radiance by Cusi Cram (Labyrinth Theater Company, developed in Rising Phoenix’s Cino Nights series); Jailbait by Deirdre O’Connor (world premiere, Cherry Lane); The Secret Narrative of the Phone Book by Gordon Cox (world premiere, Kraine Theater).  Other projects include: Lucy and the Conquest by Cusi Cram (world premiere, Williamstown Theater Festival);  Alligator by Hilary Bettis and The Burden of Not Having A Tail by Carrie Barrett (Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference); Fuente Ovejuna: A Disloyal Adaptation by Cusi Cram, inspired by Lope de Vega's play (Princeton University, developed with Labyrinth Theater Company); Noel Coward's Fallen Angels (Dorset Theater Festival);  Wing It, a new musical inspired by Aristophanes’ The Birds, by Gordon Cox and Kris Kukul (world premiere, Williamstown); three Maddy Mann stage shows created with Ryan Migge (Ars Nova, soloNOVA festival at the DR2, Dixon Place); Maddy Mann's webseries QUADS!.  Ms. Agins served as Artistic Associate for New Plays at Williamstown Theatre Festival from 2005-2007.  She holds an MFA in Directing from UC San Diego, is the recipient of a Princess Grace Fellowship, an adjunct faculty member at Princeton University (her alma mater), and a member of SDC. 

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