SECOND CHANCES: Anniversary by Rachel Bonds
Linsay Firman directed premiere of Lucas Hnath’s Isaac’s Eye and the NY premiere of Anna Ziegler’s Photograph 51 at the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Other NYC productions include Rachel Bond’s Anniversary, Garrett M. Brown’s Americana and Jose Rivera’s Flowers all in the EST Marathon, Perdita by Pierre Diennet (Lion Theater), Joy Tomasko’s Unfold Me, Catherine Trieschmann’s Crooked, Heather Lynn MacDonald’s Pink (all at Ariel Tepper’s Summer Play Festival), Anne Washburn’s Apparition (Chashama) named one of Time Out New York’s ten best plays of 2003, Howard Barker’s The Power of the Dog and The Possibilities, Joe Orton’s Loot, Peter Rose’s Snatch (Soho Rep), and a Barebones production of Mona Mansour’s The Way West at the Lark. Linsay is the Literary Manager at EST and the Associate Director of the EST/Sloan Project. She began working in new play development as the Associate Director of Soho Rep, where she worked from 1998 – 2004. While there, she founded and ran Soho Rep’s renowned Writer/Director Lab. Additionally she was a member of the 2008-2010 Women’s Project Director’s Lab, a 2003/2004 Resident Director at New Dramatists, a Director/Dramaturg in The Lark’s 2007/2008 Meeting of the Minds writer’s group and is an Associated Artist of New Georges. She received her M.F.A. from CalArts.