(Power Strip Director) Tyne Rafaeli is a New York based director of new plays, classics and musicals. Recent productions include the world premiere of Michael Yates Crowley’s THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN BY GRACE B MATTHIAS with Playwright’s Realm, the New York premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee with Lesser America and the world premiere of Anna Ziegler’s ACTUALLY at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles (Ovation nominated). Her work has also been seen at: Classic Stage Company, The Atlantic Theatre, Roundabout Theatre, California Shakespeare Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Two River Theatre, New York Stage & Film, PlayMaker’s Rep, Goodspeed, Julliard, Great Lakes Theatre, American Players Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, The O’Neill Playwright’s Conference and PlayPenn, amongst others. Tyne is a 2016-2018 Time Warner Directing Fellow at the Women’s Project Theatre and was awarded the 2013-14 SDCF Sir John Gielgud Fellowship for Classical Direction. She previously served as Bartlett Sher’s Associate Director on various Broadway and West End productions. Tyne trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and Columbia University. Upcoming projects include IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok at the Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles.