Ethan will return to Ocean State Theatre Company to direct and choreograph Little Women - The Musical - February 28-March 19 - www.oceanstatetheatre.org for tickets and information.


Ethan will direct Out of the Box Theatrics’ production of Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold”….and the Boys - Performances begin in April.


 
 
 

Ethan’s Production of The Little Mermaid has been nominated for 7 Boston Broadway World Awards including Best Director and Best Musical!

 

Ethan’s Original Show I’d Like to Thank... has been nominated for a Boston Broadway World Award for Best Original Concept of a Musical!

 

Ethan collaborated with several artists to direct the new group The Randy Andys. Stay tuned for performance information!


Ethan recently directed Cape Cod Theatre Company's The Little Mermaid. 

www.capecodtheatrecompany.org


Arkansas Rep will welcome Ethan back as the Program Director of their Summer Education Training Program. Along with national collaborators, Ethan will write and stage 4 brand new shows for each session.


Ethan recently directed and choreographed Out of the Box Theatric’s Inaugural production You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.


Ethan has recently directed Sajous So Far (HJT/54Below), The Music Man (HJT), Emerson Sings (Beechman)

and Really Rosie (Arkansas Rep).

Stay tuned for upcoming announcements!


Brooke Ciardelli and Oscar Blustin have invited Ethan to direct the US Premiere of their adaptation of A Castle in the Air. Negotiations with several theatres underway. Details coming soon!


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  • A creative and organic approach to directing.
  • Wonderful skills including ability to analyze text, meticulous organization and natural leadership.
  • Strives to encourage communication and positive relationships among all members of the production and creative staff. This creates a process where each aspect of production supports and compliments each other resulting in a cohesive final product.
  • As a professional actor, worked with major directors including Mimi Leder, Gabe Barre, Michael Bush, Jonathan Silverstein, Russell Treyz, Michael Page, Ben Rimalower and Joe Brancato.
  • Thorough and varied knowledge of many different styles of theatre, performance, text and more.
  • Large network of theatre professionals including designers, producers, playwrights, composers and performers.
  • Associate Artistic Director - Provincetown Counter Productions (current), Cape Rep Theatre (2007-2011). Curated first Cape Rep Winter Series which included 8 multi and interdisciplinary performance events.

Training

BFA Emerson College - Directing Emphasis - Melia Bensussen

Fellowship - SITI Company/Kim Weild

Director

The Full Monty

Working

The Executioner's Daughter

Speech and Debate

Mama and Her Boys

Gaylebrity

Passing Strange

Next to Normal

Provincetown Theatre

Provincetown Theatre

PB Theatre Lab

Cape Rep

Counter Production

Counter Productions

PCP/WHAT

Counter Productions

August 2008

August 2009

December 2010

January 2011

June 2011

July 2011

February 2012

July 2012

Choreographer

The Full Monty

Dracula

Working

Mama and Her Boys

Passing Strange

Next to Normal

Provincetown Theatre

RSA Productions/Toronto

Provincetown Theatre

Counter Production

PCP/WHAT

Counter Productions

August 2008

February 2008

August 2009

June 2011

February 2012

July 2012

Associate Director/Choreographer/Dance Captain on many productions including The Full Monty, Lady in the Dark, tick...tick...BOOM! , Wonderful Town and many more.