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Amy Feinberg
Associate Professor
MFA, Northern Illinios University

Amy Feinberg is an associate professor and head of Directing, Playwriting & Production at the University of the Arts, and the producing artistic director of the Hypothetical Theatre Company, Inc. in New York City.

In New York, she has directed the premieres of "There or Here" by Jennifer Maisel; "My Sweetheart's the Man in the Moon" by Don Nigro; "Beautiful Hills of Brooklyn" starring Joanna Merlin; "The Action Against Sol Schumann" by Jeffrey Sweet; "Ordinary Heroes" and "Almost Grown Up" by Aviva Jane Carlin; "Gun Club" by Hunt Holman; "Quake" and "Sparrow Project" by Melanie Marnich; "Sitting Pretty" by Amy Rosenthal; "Buying Time" by Michael Weller and its extended run with the help of SB Productions; "The Heart of Art" by Michael Weller; "Mickey's Home," "American Blues," "Hot Date" and the critically acclaimed "Ghost on Fire" by Michael Weller.

For the National Park Service, Amy wrote, directed and produced "Ellis Island Stories," which was in residence at Ellis Island 1992-2000 and now tours nationally to schools, festivals, etc. Other New York and regional credits include: "Topdog/Underdog" at the Freedom Theatre (Forbidden Culture); "There or Here" workshop at Play Penn; "Orphans" by Lyle Kessler at Philadelphia Fringe Festival; Samm Art Williams' "Brass Birds Don't Sing" (World Premiere) for Jewish Theatre of the South; "Almost Grown Up" at Sacramento Theatre Company; "The Action Against Sol Schumann" at Jewish Theatre of the South; "Voices of Brooklyn," "Marvin's Room," "Cloud Tectonics," "Prelude to a Kiss," "Terminal Cafe," "The Baby Dance," "North of Providence," "Brilliant Traces," "Bent," Hunt Holman's "Gun Club" with the Cherry Lane Alternative, and Melanie Marnich's "Quake" for Lincoln Center Directors Lab.

Amy also directed "Shedding Light" by Rich Orloff at the Shadowland Theatre, and the West Coast premiere of "Quake" in Los Angeles.

Amy holds an MFA in directing from Northern Illinois University and is a proud member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, the Actors Equity Association, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.

Contact Info

Office: Terra Building 611
Tel: 215-717-6425
Fax: 215-717-6364