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MICHAEL GOLDFRIED, Director & Writer

CONTACT INFO

(917) 885–9249
goldenfried@gmail.com
MichaelGoldfried.com

PRODUCTIONS CREATED & DIRECTED

THE INDELIBLE MARK ON EDWARD BARRON
Goldfried & Brancato; creators and co-directors.
Jim Henson Carriage House, New York, NY

THE IMAGINARY INVALID
Adapted from Moliere; directed by Michael Goldfried
Trinity Rep Theater – Providence, RI

STATUS UPDATE
Devised by Goldfried & Company; directed by Michael Goldfried
The Barrow Group/McCarter Theater Ed Dept. – Princeton, NJ/New York, NY

SOMETHING WONDERFUL RIGHT AWAY
Devised by Goldfried & Company; Co-writer, Director
American Living Room / HERE Arts Center – New York, NY

TARTUFFE
Adapted from Moliere; directed by Michael Goldfried
SUNY Brockport (Geva Theater Fellow)

THE ROVER
Adapted from Aphra Behn, directed by Michael Goldfried
Fordham University at Lincoln Center – New York, NY

MRS SMITH PRESENTS A BENEFIT FOR THE CARLYLE FOUNDATION SCHOOL FOR PEOPLE AND CATS WITH SEVERE AND PERSISTENT CHALLENGES
Created by Goldfried & Hanbury, directed by Michael Goldfried
Ars Nova ANT Fest, New York, NY
A.R.T/Emerging America. – Cambridge, MA
The Southern Theater – Minneapolis, MN

BROADWAY

STAIRWAY TO PARADISE
Jack Viertel (adapter); Assisted: Jerry Zaks
NY City Center- “Encores!”

LOSING LOUIE
By Simon Mendes da Costa; Assisted: Jerry Zaks
Manhattan Theater Club

OFF BROADWAY

NOVEL
by Anna Ziegler;
SPF—Summer Play Festival

GARDENING LEAVE by
Joanna Pinto
SPF—Summer Play Festival

THE WIKIPEDIA PLAYS
by Barry Levey & Aurin Squire
Ars Nova Theater

KAHN & KANT
by Gary Sunshine
45th St Theater – Drama League

RED, BLUE AND PURPLE
by Justin Deabler
Ensemble Studio Theater/Youngblood

YOGA MADNESS
by Amy Herzog
Ensemble Studio Theater/Youngblood

365 DAYS/365 PLAYS
by Suzan-Lori Parks
The Public Theater & Joe’s Pub

“ON THE THRESHOLD”
by Brown MFA Playwrights
The Public Theater

AS MUCH AS YOU CAN
by Paul Oakely Stovall
Hendel Productions (reading)

LOWER NINTH
by Beau Willimon
Ars Nova (reading)

AMERICAN MYTH
by Christina Gorman
The Public Theater (reading)

OFF OFF BROADWAY

MAMA’S BOY
by Rob Urbinati
Drama League New Dir/New Works

SHANGRI LA (musical)
by Rob Urbinati (premiere)
Queens Theater in the Park

HOME/FRONT
Company Devised
T’EA productions – 45th Street Theater

SEXOTHEQUE
by Mike Albo (premiere)
The Kraine Theater

STAGE BLOOD
by Charles Ludlam
The Red Room/KGB

REGIONAL / UNIVERSITY

IMMEDIATE FAMILY
by Paul Oakley Stovall
The Goodman Theater (workshop); Chicago, IL

THE HOT L BALTIMORE
by Lanford Wilson
Brown/Trinity Rep (guest director); Providence, RI

STELYY
by Justin Deabler
The Berkshire Fringe Festival; Great Barrington, MA

LIVING PURGATORY by Patricia Crespin
The Drama League – New American Plays Initiative- Albuquerque, NM

THE FALLING MAN
by Matthew Johnson
NYU (guest director); New York, NY

DIRTY LITTLE BLACK GIRLS by Patricia Ione Lloyd
Rites and Reasons Theater; Providence, RI (guest director)

ACT A LADY
by Jordan Harrison
Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium

TWELFTH NIGHT
by William Shakespeare
Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium

GOD SAVE GERTRUDE
by Deborah Stein
Brown New Plays Festival

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Directing MFA, Brown University/Trinity Rep Consortium, 2005
(Faculty: Oskar Eustis, Paula Vogel, Kevin Moriarty, Amanda Dehnert et al.)

BA in Drama, Vassar College

Lincoln Center Director’s Lab

Pig Iron Theater Company – Summer Session (LeCoq training)

Mike Nichols; Seth Barrish; Keith Johnstone

AWARDS/RELATED EXPERIENCE

Fellowship, 2009-2011 NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors

Fellowship, The Drama League, Fall Directors Project

Geva Theatre Center Directing Fellow

MTC/Alper Directing Fellow, Manhattan Theater Club

Play Reader, Literary Dept: The Public Theater; New York Theater Workshop & Summer Play Festival (SPF)

ASSISTED: Oskar Eustis; Peter Dubois; Les Waters; Chris Bayes; Craig Lucas