Shira Milikowsky is the Artistic Director Fellow at the A.R.T. Her work has been seen at the Williamstown Theatre Festival (Big Money), The New York International Fringe Festival (Mourn The Living Hector, winner of a Fringe Excellence Award for overall production), and extensively at New York’s Ars Nova, where she was the organization’s first Director-in-Residence. She has been awarded a Drama League Fellowship and the Boris Sagal Directing Fellowship. In 2010, she received a scholarship from the Henry Luce Foundation to live in Seoul, South Korea where she was a visiting artist at the Seoul Metropolitan Theater and a visiting Professor at Kookmin University. While there, she created and directed a Korean adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle, which toured to Tumen, China on the North Korean border. At A.R.T., Shira was the assistant director on Brittanicus, the associate director on Johnny Baseball, and director on BOB: A Life in Five Acts for the A.R.T. Institute. She was also the assistant director on Diane Paulus’s Tony Award-winning revival of Hair. She holds a BA in Theater Studies from Yale and an MFA in directing from Columbia.
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