People Who Make Theatre: RACHEL CHAVKIN of THE TEAM


Moderated by Jane Fujita

Monday, June 16, 20147:30pm (doors at 7pm)

HB Playwrights Theatre, 124 Bank Street, NYC
All are welcome! Meet & Greet Reception to follow
$10 suggested donation | $5 HB students & staff


Rachel Chavkin is an Obie Award-winning, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominated director, and the Artistic Director of Brooklyn-based ensemble, the TEAM (, whose work was recently ranked Best of 2013 on three continents. Selected freelance: Dave Malloy’s NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (World Premiere – Ars Nova; Kazino – commercial transfer, New York Times, Time Out New York and New York Post Critics’ Picks); British live artist Chris Thorpe’s CONFIRMATION (Warwick Arts Centre and Battersea Arts Centre); Joseph Heller’s CATCH-22 (Northern Stage, UK national tour); Meg Miroshnik’s THE FAIRYTALE LIVES OF RUSSIAN GIRLS (Yale Rep); and multiple collaborations with Taylor Mac, including his extravaganza THE LILY’S REVENGE (World Premiere (Act II) – HERE). NYTW Usual Suspect, Artistic Associate at London’s Gate Theatre and Classic Stage Company, alum of Soho Rep’s Writer/Director Lab, Drama League Directors Project, Women’s Project Director’s Lab, and New Georges Affiliate Artist. She has also taught extensively at NYU, Pace, and other colleges. B.F.A. NYU, M.F.A. Columbia.

This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts withnysca_60px
the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.