Bio

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MARYA MAZOR is an award-winning director.  She recently directed Donald Margulies' The Model Apartment for The Geffen Playhouse and Pure Confidence for Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble.  Marya was one of eight women chosen for the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, where she directed the short film The Winged Man, featuring Ana Ortiz, written by playwright and Academy Award Nominee Jose Rivera (Motorcycle Diaries). She also recently directed Ivy & Bean at South Coast Repertory, Out of Our Father's House for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, That Pretty Pretty... or the Rape Play at Son of Semele, The English Bride at the Road Theatre, and Dragon Play andTime Stands Still at The Chance, as well as Aladdin for Walt Disney Imagineering.  Other recent productions include the world premiere of Brian Nelson's Overlooked at The Chance and Churchill'sMad Forest at the Open Fist.  Her hit production of Albee’sThe Goat was named Best Play of 2011 by OC Weekly and an LA Times Critic's Pick. 

Marya has also directed at The Long Wharf, Pasadena Playhouse, New York Stage & Film, Nada, Dixon Place, Main Street Theatre, Circle X, The Boston Court, Berkeley Repertory  (with Asian American Theatre Co.), among others.  Marya founded Voice & Vision, a professional theater in New York City, and served as its Artistic Director for ten years. She received the NEA/TCG Directing Fellowship and holds an M.F.A. in directing from Yale. 

 

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