Nicole Haran is a co-founder and Director of Education for the Barefoot Theatre Company. She holds a BA from Boston University and an MFA from Brooklyn College. She began her professional career as an actress on stage and in film. Her focus shifted to directing in graduate school where she co-founded The Barefoot Theatre Company, directing numerous plays including Orphans by Lyle Kessler, Home Free! & Rimers of Eldritch by Lanford Wilson. In 2008 Nicole began her film work; writing, directing and editing short films.