working with Billy Crudup, Ian McKellen, Shuler Hensley & Patrick Stewart in 2013

About Me                                                      

I'm a freelance director and the Artistic Director and founder of Mind The Gap Theatre - dedicated to producing the best new British plays here in NYC and in an exchange of new works between the US and UK. 

Contact me for details on private monologue and scene coaching.  ​

Paula D'Alessandris

Theatre Director

I specialize in new play development and plays from the UK and Ireland. 

Amir Arison, Lizzie Kehoe & Riley Helen McMillan

in Scott C. Sickles’ LOST STARLET

Alyssa Simon & Shay Wisniewski

in Scott C. Sickles’ VIRGINS

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​​As a director I am drawn to emotionally relevant contemporary plays, black comedies and texts rich with character development. 

Website Photo Credits: Paula D'Alessandris, Marsha McGogney,

Joe Schulz, Joe Wehry, Lauren Colchamiro, Daniel Damiano



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Artistic Director/Founder, Mind The Gap Theatre, NYC

SDC Associate

League of Professional Theater Women

League of Independent Theaters