National Directors Fellowship Selections Announced

Waterford, CT – The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center , National New Play Network , The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival , and Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation jointly announce the selection of four directors from a nationwide pool of applicants for the 2020 National Directors Fellowship

Adam M. Kassim
Kholoud Sawaf
Blayze Teicher
Sharifa Yasmin

In addition to Goldberg, the selection committee included: Nan Barnett (Executive Director, National New Play Network), Estefania Fadul (NDF 2017 Director), Jordana Fraider (National New Play Network), Gregg Henry (Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival), Rebecca Hewett (SDCF), Chandler Smith (Eugene O’Neill Theater Center), Jenna Worsham (NDF 2018 Director).

Fellowships began with a week of virtual programming at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. The program is expected to also include workshops, professional development opportunities, and a professional directing opportunity within the wide-ranging network of National New Play Network member theaters.