DIRECTOR

Dr. Jeff S. Dailey (Director) earned his PhD in theatre from NYU, with additional study at Wagner College, The College of Staten Island, The Folger Institute, New York Theological Seminary, General Theological Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary.  Among his directing teachers were Jose Quintero at the Provincetown Playhouse and Mike Nichols at the New Actors Workshop.

At the American Theatre of Actors, he has directed the medieval play The Coming of Antichrist, Pushkin’s Mozart and Salieri and The Stone Guest; Marlowe’s Tamburlaine the Great, parts 1 and 2Dido, Queen of Carthage; Euripides’ Iphigenia in TaurisSeafaring (his adaptation/translation of Anglo-Saxon poetry), Sophocles’ Ajax, and an award-winning production of Plautus’ The Captives, among other plays. He has also presented dramatizations of poetry–“The Dream of the Rood” and “The Dance of Death” at ATA, “The Messenger” at the New York Short Play Lab, and “The Bull of Heaven” at the Midtown International Theatre Festvial.   He founded the Long Island Student Shakespeare Festival and the early music ensemble Collectio Musicorum. Outside of the theatre, he recently worked on The Big Bang Theory TV series and the movie The Conjuring 2.  

Jeff S. Dailey (Director) earned his PhD in theatre from NYU, with additional study at Wagner College, The College of Staten Island, The Folger Institute, New York Theological Seminary, General Theological Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary.  Among his directing teachers were Jose Quintero at the Provincetown Playhouse and Mike Nichols at the New Actors Workshop.At the American Theatre of Actors, he has directed the medieval play The Coming of Antichrist, Pushkin’s Mozart and Salieri and The Stone Guest; Marlowe’s Tamburlaine the Great, parts 1 and 2Dido, Queen of Carthage; Euripides’ Iphigenia in TaurisSeafaring (his adaptation/translation of Anglo-Saxon poetry), Sophocles’ Ajax, and an award-winning production of Plautus’ The Captives, among other plays. He has also presented dramatizations of poetry–“The Dream of the Rood” and “The Dance of Death” at ATA, “The Messenger” at the New York Short Play Lab, and “The Bull of Heaven” at the Midtown International Theatre Festvial.   He founded the Long Island Student Shakespeare Festival and the early music ensemble Collectio Musicorum. Outside of the theatre, he recently worked on The Big Bang Theory TV series and the movie The Conjuring 2.  

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