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Morgan Gould

(Director) Morgan Gould is a New York-based writer and director. Her play I WANNA F***ING TEAR YOU APART, had its world premiere at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC in February 2017 (with Morgan directing). Morgan was the 2016 Beatrice Terry / Drama League resident, and is a resident playwright at New Dramatists, a 2017-18 Dramatist Guild Foundation Playwriting Fellow, a 2016-18 WP Theater Lab Member, a member at Ensemble Studio Theatre (where she recently directed Leah Nanako Winkler’s KENTUCKY in a 2016 co-production with P73), and an alum of Playwrights Horizons Directing Residency Program. She has previously held staff positions at Playscripts, Inc., Lark Play Development Center, Cape Cod Theatre Project, and Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, where she co-created UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW (BAC/PS 122). In 2012, Morgan started her own theater company, Morgan Gould & Friends (www.morgangouldandfriends.com), with 8 actors, 3 designers and a filmmaker. Their work has been featured in and at the New Ohio/ Ice Factory Festival, Dixon Place, The Brooklyn Lyceum, HERE Arts Center, Ars Nova, CAP21, BAX, New Georges, and The Culture Project. Morgan has a B.A. in Directing, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, M.F.A. in Playwriting, Brooklyn College. In fall of 2017, Morgan began the playwriting program at Juilliard, and this year she will direct the Bay Area Premiere of Young Jean Lee’s STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Marin Theatre Company, and complete work on her newest play ALL THE STUPID BITCHES.

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