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Daniella Topol

(Director) NY credits include: Trista Baldwin’s Sand (Women’s Project), Sheila Callaghan’s Dead City (New Georges), Judith Thompson’s Palace of the End (Epic Theatre), Susan Yankowitz’s Night Sky (Baruch Performing Arts Center/Power Productions), Nicki Bloom’s Tender (Summer Play Festival), Leslie Ayvazian’s Carol and Jill (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Jakob Holder’s Housebreaking (Cherry Lane Mentor Project), Zakiyyah Alexander’s Sick? (Summer Play Festival), Peter Gil-Sheridan’s Topsy Turvy Mouse (Cherry Lane Mentor Project), and Stanton Wood’s Snow Queen (Urban Stages).  She has directed readings and workshops for a number of NY companies including the Lark, New York Theatre Workshop, New Dramatists, NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, Playwrights Horizons, Primary Stages, the Public, and the Roundabout.  Regionally, she has most recently directed productions of Caridad Svich’s Instructions for Breathing (Passage Theatre, NJ), Kim Oler, Alison Hubbard, and Sean Hartley’s world premiere musical of Little Women (Village Theatre, WA) and Trista Baldwin’s Forgetting (Playwrights Center/Workhaus Collective, MN) and has directed workshops of musicals at Goodspeed Musicals and Barrington Stage in conjunction with NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon’s directing program, Daniella has been the Artistic Program Director at the Lark Play Development Center, the New Works Program Director at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, and the Associate Producing Director of City Theatre.  She is a member of the board of the Lark Play Development Center and the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and has been a grants review panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NY State Council on the Arts and TCG.  She is currently working as a resident artist at HERE developing a new multi-media piece on floods with Sheila Callaghan, Katie Down, Leah Gelpe, Mimi Lien, and Tyler Micoleau.  Upcoming productions include: Stretch (People’s Light and Theatre Company), Sarita (Fordham University), and a workshop of Rosa (Richard Rodgers Award Winner – presentations at the Public Theatre and Queens Theatre in the Park).

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