​​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 


Need some polish on your audition material? 

Want to tackle a piece you're unsure of?

Just looking to hone your skills?


Contact me for details on private monologue and scene coaching.  ​paulad@mindthegaptheatre.com

Next Up: 

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

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Alyssa Simon & Shay Wisniewski

in Scott C. Sickles’ VIRGINS

Amir Arison, Lizzie Kehoe & Riley Helen McMillan

in Scott C. Sickles’ LOST STARLET

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

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I will be directing Alyssa Simon

in Scott C. Sickles'


Spark Theatre Festival in November!    details coming soon!

Paula D'Alessandris

Theatre Director

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.     www.mindthegaptheatre.com 


Artistic Director/Founder, Mind The Gap Theatre, NYC

SDC Associate

League of Professional Theater Women

League of Independent Theaters