Monday, April 4, 2011

Who's Who In Teeth Of The Sons (Production Blog Entry)

Here's a look at our Director for Teeth Of The Sons, Nicole Haran, also our Co-Artistic Director. Nicole directed the production of Lanford Wilson's Home Free! which featured Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano. Nicole's production, direction, and aesthetic of Lanford Wilson's short play sparked the beginning of Barefoot Theatre Company. Nicole Haran then went on to direct Lyle Kessler's Orphans which solidified the gritty and visceral quality that Barefoot is known for!
Nicole Haran (Director) Co-Artistic Director, Co-Founder of the Barefoot Theatre Company, holds a BA from Boston University and MFA from Brooklyn College. Some favorite plays she has directed include: Orphans by Lyle Kessler, Home Free & The Rimers of Eldritch by Lanford Wilson, Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, and Indian Wants the Bronx by Israel Horovitz, which was presented last year at The Marvin Kaye Playhouse. Nicole directed the new play, West Ashville by Tim Plaehn presented in February as part Barefoot's LA reading series and looks forward to bringing it to NYC for a full production next season. She also directed Horovitz's Unexpected Tenderness reading at the Cherry Lane Theatre as well asLong Hard Rain by Jason Furlani with John Ventigmila and Sally Wingert, also at the Cherry Lane. She is a proud to be a member of The Actor's Studio Playwright/ Directors Workshop where she is helping to develop new plays every week. She is the writer and director of two short films: Shatzie and Ordinary Brooklyn. Her latest film project, in development with Barefoot Studio Pictures, will take her to Death Valley this summer where she is directing a documentary about world record holder, Christopher Bergland at The Bad Water UltraMarathon. In addition to directing & film making, Nicole has written several adaptation for the stage including Tom Sawyer & Pinnochio, which she also directed. Nicole lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children lovingly referred to by barefoot company members as "the interns".

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