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


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SDC Associate

League of Professional Theater Women

League of Independent Theaters

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

Specializing in    new play development  &  British Theatre 

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. 

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

Photo Credits: Paula D'Alessandris, Marsha McGogney,

Joe Schulz, Joe Wehry, Lauren Colchamiro, Daniel Damiano 

Contact me for private monologue and scene coaching.  ​

Paula D'Alessandris

Theatre Director