Leah C. Gardiner

NYC: born bad (U.S. premiere, Soho Rep, Obie Award); Bulrusher (World Premiere and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Urban Stages); Kent, CT (Zipper Theater).  Nationally: Antony and Cleopatra, Othello (Houston Shakespeare Festival); Fences (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); The Last Five Years (Crossroads Theatre Company);  Blue Door (World Premiere and Pulitzer Prize finalist, South Coast Repertory); Clementine in the Lower Nine (World Premiere, TheatreWorks, top 10 for 2012); Sucker Punch (U.S. Premiere, Studio Theatre); Topdog/Underdog (Philadelphia Theatre Company); Birdie Blue (City Theatre); Orange Flower Water (World Premiere, Contemporary American Theatre Festival); The Flag Maker of Market Street (World Premiere, Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Streetcar Named Desire (Pillsbury House Theatre); Angels in America, Parts I and II (Connecticut Repertory Theatre); (Re-staging Director)  Broadway’s The Normal Heart (Arena Stage, American Conservatory Theater); the national tour of Wit (Kennedy Center, Ordway, among others);. Ms. Gardiner holds an M.F.A. in Directing from the Yale School of Drama. Upcoming: Loneliness of the long distance runner, (U.S. premiere, Atlantic Theater Company, NYC).  As a film producer: Mother of George, best cinematography, Sundance, 2012.

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What is your hope for the future?
"For myself, I want to be happy. Motivation to succeed. For humanity, I wish for there to be more understanding, without disregard or hate."

Without using the words in your job title, what do you do at the Alliance?
"I guess you can call me the theatre therapist."



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