James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Adapted for the stage by David Wood
American Repertory Theater, MA

Martyr by Marius von Mayenburg
Brandeis University, MA

4:48 Psychosis by Sara Kane.
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, Shanghai, China

Evgeny Onegin by P.I. Tchaikovsky. 
Opera Idaho, ID

Fierrabras by Franz Schubert.
Bard Music Festival. The Richard B. Fisher Center for
the Performing Arts, NY

The Golden Dragon by Roland Schimmelpfenning.
Tulane University, LA

Romeo and Juliet by Lauren Sasso and Dmitry Troyanovsky
Adapted from William Shakespeare
Asolo Repertory Theatre, FL

The King Stag by Carlo Gozzi.
Shanghai Theatre Academy and Ke Center for
Contemporary Arts, Shanghai, China

Macbeth by Stephanie Fleischmann and Dmitry Troyanovsky.
Asolo Repertory Theatre

Hamlet Redux by Stephanie Fleischmann and Dmitry Troyanovsky.
Asolo Repertory Theatre

Antigone Now by Melissa Cooper.
Asolo Repertory Theatre/Ringling International Arts Festival
in partnership with the Baryshnikov Arts Center, FL

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell.
Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, FL

The Forest by Alexander Ostrovsky.
New York University, NY

Strings Attached: Serenade for Two by Marina Kostalevsky.
Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y, NY

The Discreet Charm of Monsieur Jourdain, based on Molière.
Moscow Art Theatre School, Moscow, Russia
(Selected to participate in the Moscow International Theatre Festival
"Your Chance," 2008)


Terrorism by the Presnyakov Brothers.
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, NY

The Bacchae by Euripides.
Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, FL

Terrorism by the Presnyakov Brothers.
The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, NY

The Suicide by Nikolai Erdman.
Brandeis Theatre Company, MA

Marriage by Nikolai Gogol. Studio Theatre.
Northeastern University, MA

Impressions from Andrey Bely's PETERSBURG.
Smolny College, St. Petersburg, Russia

Doctor Caligari is Coming to Town by Dmitry Troyanovsky.
Northeastern University, MA

Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind.
New York University, NY

The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
Studio Theatre, Northeastern University, MA

On the Water, adapted from Anton Chekhov's The Seagull.
Bard College. NY

The Goldberg Variations by Gabe Geltzer.
American Theatre of Actors, NY

Original Evil One & Two by Jim Knable.
SoHo Rep, NY

Miss Julie by August Strindberg.
American Repertory Theatre Institute, MA

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard.
The Pushkin Theatre, Moscow, Russia

An Evening of Tennessee Williams.
Moscow Art Theatre School, Moscow, Russia

Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen.
American Repertory Theatre Institute

The Blind by Maurice Maeterlinck.
American Repertory Theatre Institute

An American Symphony, adapted from David Mamet's short plays.
Brandeis University, MA

More Than Laughter by Carl Rossi.
Brandeis University

Medeamaterial by Heiner Müller.
Brandeis University

Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters by Gertrude Stein.
Brandeis University

DIRECTING


STAGED
READINGS&
WORKSHOPS

Unfinished Business by Andy Bragen
Brown University, RI

Seventy-­two/Forty-­eight by Rebekah Maggor
ART, MA

Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov.  
Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, ME

Year One of the Empire by Joyce Antler and Elinor Fuchs. 
Brandeis University

Ice Tea by Lasha Bugadze.  
PEN World Voices Festival, New York, NY

The Living Libretto Workshop
American Lyric Theatre, New York, NY

Hamlet is Dead. No Gravity by Ewald Palmetshofer.  
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center/CUNY, NY

Das Kalte Kind (The Cold Child) by Marius von Mayenburg.  
Baryshnikov Arts Center, NY


 

 


Forbidden Christmas: The Tale of a Doctor and a Patient,
director Rezo Gabriadze.

Lady With a Lapdog, director Kama Ginkas,
American Repertory Theatre

Seascape, director Mark Lamos.
Hartford Stage Company, CT

Loot, director Andrei Belgrader.
American Repertory Theatre

The Merchant of Venice, director Andrei Serban.
American Repertory Theatre

The Seagull, director Yuri Yeremin.
American Repertory Theatre Institute and Moscow Art Theatre School

ASSISTANT
DIRECTING

 

 


Peter and the Wolf,
Tsai Performance Center, MA

Heartpiece,
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University

INSTALLATION
PERFORMANCE

 

 


2015-Present     
Assistant Professor, Brandeis University

2012-2015     
Assistant Professor, Tulane University                                            

2004-2012   
Adjunct Instructor in Drama, New York University                                    

2010-2012  
Visiting Professor, Fordham University                                   

2005-2008                   
Visiting Professor, Marymount Manhattan College                         

2004                            
Visiting Artist, St. Petersburg State University, Russia                                

2001-2003                   
Visiting Assistant Professor, Bard College                                                    

1998-2000                   
Teaching Fellow, Harvard University                                                           

2000          
Visiting Instructor, Salem State College                      

TEACHING
 

 


American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute
for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University

Cambridge, MA and Moscow, Russia
Master of Fine Arts in Directing, June 2000

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts & Politics, May 1998

Summa Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa Creative Arts Award for 1996-­97
Creative Writing Award for 1994-­95

EDUCATION
 

 


Fluent in Russian (native);
conversational knowledge of Hebrew and Ukrainian;
working knowledge of Spanish.

LANGUAGES