Acting, Directing or Playwrighting Coaching with Aaron Posner

  • About the Artist

    Aaron Posner is an award-winning director, playwright, teacher, former Artistic Director of two LORT theatres, and an Associate Professor of Theatre at American University. He has directed more than 150 productions at major regional theaters across the country including Arena Stage, American Repertory Theatre, American Players Theatre, Folger Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Ford’s Theatre, Studio Theatre, Signature Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Round House Theater, Seattle Rep, South Coast Rep, Imagination Stage, The Kennedy Center, and many more. As a playwright, his re-imaging of Chekhov’s The Seagull, entitled Stupid F**king Bird, was one of the ten most produced plays in the country in 2015 and has had more than 150 productions worldwide. Other plays include JQAThe HealLife SucksNo Sisters, District Merchants, Who Am I This Time? & Other Conundrums of LoveThe Chosen, My Name Is Asher LevThe Gift of NothingME…JANE, and many more. He has won numerous awards for his work including six Helen Hayes Awards, two Barrymore Awards, The Outer Circle Critics Award, a Joseph Jefferson Award, an Elliott Norton Award, The Bay Area Theatre Critics Award, The John Gassner Prize, and more. He lives in Maryland with his wife, the exceptional actress, teacher and mother, Erin Weaver, and his amazing daughter, Maisie. 

  • Acting, Directing or Playwrighting Coaching

    Want to understand the art and craft of acting, directing or playwrighting better? Want to prepare for that audition, figure out how to propose a project to direct to a theatre, or figure out how to start telling that story you’ve always been itching to find a way to bring to the stage? Or would you just like to understand theatre better? My 30+ years of theatrical experience in all these areas and more are at your service. Individualized Artistic Coaching in Theatre (IACT) to help you explore or fulfill your theatrical ambitions and dreams.

    Cost:
    $125 per hour 

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