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Kip Fagan

PlayLab Panelist, PlayLab Director, Workshop Instructor

Kip Fagan is a theatre director in New York City. He most recently directed the world premiere of Jordan Harrison's Futura at Portland Center Stage in Portland, Oregon. NYC credits include: Heidi Schreck’s There Are No More Big Secrets (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), Sheila Callaghan’s Roadkill Confidential (Clubbed Thumb), Sam Hunter’s Jack’s Precious Moment (P73 at 59E59), Sheila Callaghan’s Recess (The Flea), Zayd Dohrn’s Reborning (SPF), Sheila Callaghan’s That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play (Rattlestick), Greg Keller’s The Young Left (Cherry Lane), Cory Hinkle’s Cipher (SPF), Mark Greenfield’s I.E. In Other Words (The Flea), Sam Marks’s Nelson (Partial Comfort), Christopher Durang’s Not a Creature Was Stirring (The Flea), and Rachel Hoeffel’s Quail (Clubbed Thumb). Other regional: Jennifer Haley’s Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom (Humana Festival), Len Jenkin’s Limbo Tales (Todd Mountain), Tommy Smith and Gabriel Kahane’s musical Goodnight Mecca (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Craig Lucas’s Small Tragedy (The Playwrights Center), Kenneth Lonergan’s The Waverly Gallery (Empty Space Theatre), and several plays with Printer’s Devil in Seattle, which he co-founded. He has developed new work at Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Naked Angels, New Dramatists, Ars Nova, Young Playwrights Festival, The Lark, Huntington Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Hartford Stage, The Playwrights Center, and Bay Area Playwrights Festival. He is an adjunct professor of theatre at SUNY Purchase, and has taught or directed at The Juilliard School, NYU Graduate Acting, Atlantic Theatre Company School, and Saint Martin’s College. He was a 2003-2004 NEA/TCG directing fellowship recipient and was the 2007 Bill Foeller directing fellow at Williamstown. Kip was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska.