Laura Savia


Resume / Contact

Agent Info: Jonathan Mills 212.897.6400


CLICK HERE FOR Savia Resume April 2017

(An asterisk* indicates a world premiere.)

Selected Directing
2016 Orpheus in the Berkshires* Lucy Thurber Williamstown Theatre Festival
2016 Hi Are You Single (Time Out Critics Pick) Ryan Haddad Dixon Place
2015 Unstuck* Lucy Thurber 59E59
2015 Red Flamboyant* Don Nguyen Firebone Theater
2015 BareKnuckle at Gleason's Gym Lucy Thurber Pia Scala-Zankel Lindsay Joy Vertigo Theatre Co.
2014 The Recommendation (2 Ovation Awards) Jonathan Caren IAMA Theatre Company
2014 Fordham Univ. Showcase Various Fordham University
2013 The Mnemonist of Dutchess County Josh Koenigsberg The Attic / Theatre Row
2013 The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams Univ. of Rochester
2012 Twas the Night Before Chirstmas Dylan Dawson, Halley Feiffer, Josh Koenigsberg Naked Angels
2012 House Strictly Private* Jimmy Kerr 1st Irish Festival
2012 The Coach* (part of "TEN") Chad Beckim Partial Comfort Productions
2012 The Urban Dictionary Plays* Joshua Allen, Chad Beckim, Kim Rosenstock Ars Nova
2011 The Color of Justice Cheryl L. Davis TheatreworksUSA
2011 The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Stephen Adly Guirgis NYU / The Strasberg Institute
2011, 2012, 2013 Non-Equity Showcase Various Williamstown Theatre Festival @ Playwrights Horizons
2011 …Biography of the Magicianís Assistant* Ashlin Halfnight F*It Club
2011 My Name is Sharon* Sharon Kenny Joe's Pub
2011 Party Animals David Ives, Harold Pinter, Various NYU / The Strasberg Institute
2010 I am Frightened of My Body* Laura Jacqmin Ars Nova ANT Fest
2010 Living Newspaper: Google Rising* Various Writers Joe's Pub / Le Poisson Rouge
2010 Living Newspaper: Google Rising 2.0* Various Writers The Oberon at the A.R.T.
2010 A Nice Place to Visit* Nikole Beckwith 3LD / Old Vic New Voices
2009 The Lover Harold Pinter The Drama League / Directorfest
2009 Living Newspaper Webisode #1 Don Nguyen The Living Newspaper
2009 Brush Up Your Shakespeare William Shakespeare Old Vic New Voices
2009 The Pink Campaign on Broadway* Waiting Room by Theresa Rebeck American Airlines Theatre
2008 Ski Dubai* Laura Jacqmin At Play Productions
2008 Peppermint Pops Various Composers Evansville Philharmonic
2008 The Dying Breed (WINNER)* Thomas Higgins Sam French OOB Festival
2008 Moving On* Josh Koenigsberg 24 Hour Plays at Atlantic
2006 The Intervention Jeff Whitty New York University/Tisch

Assistant Directing
2010 The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare
dir. Daniel Sullivan The Broadhurst Theatre
2010 The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare
dir. Daniel Sullivan The Public Theater
2009 Best of Both Worlds*
by Diedre Murray and Randy Weiner
dir. Diane Paulus American Repertory Theater
2009 Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare
dir. Daniel Sullivan The Public Theater
2007 10 Million Miles*
by Patty Griffin & Keith Bunin
dir. Michael Mayer Atlantic Theater Company
2005 Celebration and The Room
by Harold Pinter
dir. Neil Pepe Atlantic Theater Company
2005 Romance*
by David Mamet
dir. Neil Pepe Atlantic Theater Company

Selected Readings & Workshops
2013 Understanding Artichokes Maria Tucci and Mary Tannen Williamstown Theatre Festival
2013 The Recommendation Jonathan Caren Roundabout Theatre Company
2012 Chapter Two Neil Simon Roundabout Theatre Company
2012 Annie Bosh is Missing Janine Nabers The Lark
2011 The Road to Mecca Athol Fugard Roundabout Theatre Company
2011 Magellanica EM Lewis The Inge Center for the Arts
2011 Open Heart Meditation Jonathan Caren Ars Nova
2011 Red Flamboyant Don Nguyen Ma-Yi Theatre Company
2010 The Mnemonist of Dutchess County Josh Koenigsberg Naked Angels, Atlantic Theater Co
2010 A Midsummer's Day Camp Review William Shakespeare and Various The Public Theater
2009 Emerging Writers Group Retreat Jordan Seavy and Deen The Public Theater
2008 Song of Extinction EM Lewis Atlantic Theater Company
2008 And When We Awoke… Laura Jacqmin 2econd Stage, Official Reading Winner of Wendy Wasserstein Prize

Producing & Administrative Experience
Director of the Workshop Williamstown Theatre Festival 2011–Present
  • Oversee all 120 young artists in directing and acting programs annually
  • Serve as Artistic Producer of Free Theatre and 11 other production each summer
  • Serve as liaison to all Mainstage directors for casting and assistantships
Literary Associate, Atlantic Theater Company, 2007-2009
Literary Manager, At Play Productions and Old Vic/New Voices Network, 2007-2010
Co-Curator, HotINK International Festival of Play Readings, 2007, 2008
Executive Assistant, Atlantic Theater Company, 2005-2007
Teaching Experience
Part-Time Faculty NYU Lee Strasberg Institute, 2010-Present
Apprentice Classes, Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2011-Present
LeAp Teaching Artist, Health Opportunities High School, 2009-2012
Private Acting coach (Individuals and Small Groups) 2009-Present
Fellowships / Residencies / Affiliations
SPACE on Rider Farm Residencies with Sharon Kenny, Janine Nabers, Thomas Higgins, and Naked Angels, 2011-2012
Tofte Lake Center, Ely, Minnesota – Emerging Artists Week Residency (Jerome Foundation), 2011
Founding Member The Civilians R&D Group, 2010-2011
Drama League Directors Project Fall Program, 2009
Education / Training
Northwestern University, B.S. Theatre, Magna Cum Laude
Directing: Craig Kinzer | Adaptation and Multimedia Performance: Paul Edwards | Acting: Bud Beyer
Fordham University Theatre Institute, Orvieto, Italy
Lawrence Sacharow, Yoshi Oida, Dawn Saito
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