I am a Brooklyn-based theatrical director who focuses on the reconstruction of preexisting texts (classical, modern and musical). My work has been produced at HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, The Clemente Center The Sheen Center, The Sibiu Theater Festival, The Duo Multicultural Arts Center, The Wild Project, Westide Theatre, 440 Lafayette Studios, The Bushwick Starr The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center and Theater Row.
In addition to directing experimental reconstructions of earlier works, I also develop new work with a multitude of playwrights. I am currently collaborating with Peter Gadjics, Gina Stevenson and S.P. Monahan to name a few. I additionally curate a new work series entitled Rough Draft Festival at The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center each spring. I have also observed numerous new work processes while assisting directors like Lileana Blain-Cruz, Saheem Ali and Will Davis.
John Wells MFA Directing Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University (Class of 2022)
Pace University Class of 2016 (B.A. in Directing)