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Morgan Gould

(Director) Morgan Gould is a New York based director, playwright, and producer. 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 Morgan co-created Untitled Feminist Show and worked alongside Young Jean on the premieres of Lear and We’re Gonna Die; tours of Pullman, WA and The Shipment. In 2012, she created Morgan Gould & Friends, a theater company comprised of eight actors, three designers, and a filmmaker. Their work has been seen around New York at The New Ohio Theatre, Dixon Place, The Brooklyn Lyceum, HERE Arts Center, Ars Nova, CAP21, BAX, New Georges, The Culture Project, and more. Morgan is a member at Ensemble Studio Theatre, a WP Directing Lab member, a New Georges affiliated artist, and an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, the Stage Director’s & Choreographers Foundation Observership Program, the Target Margin Theater’s Institute for Collaborative Theater Making, The Civilians R + D Group, and the Playwrights Horizons Directing Residency Program. Most recently, Morgan directed the Off-Broadway premiere of Kentucky by Leah Nanako Winkler (EST/P73) and received the 2016 Beatrice Terry/ Drama League Residency Award for her play I Wanna Fucking Tear You Apart, which premiered at Studio Theatre in D.C. in Winter 2017. She holds a BA in Directing from Fordham College at Lincoln Center, as well as an MFA in Playwriting from Brooklyn College. Coming up in 2018, Morgan will direct Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee at Marin Theatre Company in California as well as develop her new play All the Stupid Bitches, about five white women in the middle of the country at a make up party on November 9, 2016.

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