COME IN FROM THE COLD: Winter Games by Rachel Bonds
Portia Krieger is a New York-based theater director who mostly works on new plays and musicals. Recent productions include Susan Bernfield's Tania in the Getaway Van (The Pool), Olivia Dufault’s The Tomb of King Tot (Clubbed Thumb), Sofia Alvarez’s Friend Art (2ST Uptown), Susan Bernfield's Tania in the Getaway Van (The Pool), Caroline V. McGraw's The Bachelors (Lesser America) Gabrielle Reisman's Storm, Still (Brooklyn Yard), Peggy Stafford’s 16 Words Or Less (Clubbed Thumb), Clare Barron's Baby Screams Miracle (Clubbed Thumb), and Eager to Lose, a burlesque farce Portia co-created with writer Matthew-Lee Erlbach, director Wes Grantom, and burlesque starlet Tansy (Ars Nova).
Portia has workshopped new plays with the O'Neill/National Playwrights Conference, Playwrights Horizons, 2ST, Roundabout, New York Stage & Film, Rattlestick, Page 73, Ars Nova, and many others. She is an inaugural O'Neill/NNPN National Director's Fellow, a former New Georges Audrey Resident, an alumna of the Drama League Directors Project and the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, a former Ars Nova Director-in-Residence, a Clubbed Thumb Affiliated Artist, and a co-founder of the New Georges Jam. Associate Director of Fun Home on Broadway, on tour, and at the New Vic. Education: BA in Theater, Smith College. www.portiakrieger.com