Leora Morris

Leora is originally from Toronto, Canada and is currently the Yale Directing Fellow at the Alliance Theatre. Select directing credits include: Orphans (Coal Mine Theatre, Toronto), He Left Quietly (2014 SummerWorks Best Production Award, Toronto), Amy and the Orphans, Women Beware Women, The Troublesome Reign of King John, Riverbank: A Noh Play for Northerly Americans (Yale School of Drama), The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, love holds a lamp in this little room, He Left Quietly (Yale Cabaret). Leora was the recipient of Toronto’s 2012 Ken MacDougall Award for Emerging Directors, served as co-artistic director for Yale Cabaret’s 48th season and was co-awarded the Julian Milton Kaufman Prize in Directing upon graduating with her M.F.A. in Directing from Yale School of Drama. She was recently shortlisted for the O’Neill Institute’s National Directors Fellowship. Upcoming: Crossing Delancey, Alliance Theatre.

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