Pirronne Yousefzadeh is a Brooklyn-based theatre director, writer, and educator. She has directed and developed new work at The Public/Joe's Pub, New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, Soho Rep, New Georges, Partial Comfort Productions, Rising Phoenix Rep, Noor Theatre, Ma-Yi Theater Company, HERE Arts Center, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New Dramatists, The Lark Play Development Center, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, Cleveland Playhouse, Milwaukee Rep, InterAct Theatre Company, and Hangar Theatre, among others. Devised works include The Life Model (On the Boards), And If You Lose Your Way, or a Food Odyssey (Invisible Dog; 2 NYIT nominations), and I Am Gordafarid (Noor Theatre, Rising Circle). Her productions of In The Blood (Theatre Horizon) and The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane by Jen Silverman together received fifteen Barrymore nominations, including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Production for both. She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, New Georges Affiliated Artist and member of The Jam, member of Ensemble Studio Theatre, a recipient of SDC's Denham Fellowship and Williamstown Theatre Festival's Sagal Fellowship, and an alumna of the Emerging Artist Fellowship at NYTW, Drama League Directors Project, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and Ensemble Studio Theatre's Resident Director Program. Pirronne has been on faculty at UT Austin, Rutgers University/NJIT, and Bard High School Early College, and is a frequent guest director at Juilliard, Fordham University, Yale School of Drama, NYU, and Ramapo College. She is currently an adjunct professor at NYU. Member, SDC. MFA, Columbia University.
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