Misti Wills

Director
mistiwills@gmail.com

Tempest

  • Assistant Director
  • La MaMa Etc, Dir: Karin Coonrod

Twilight the Musical

  • Assistant Director
  • New World Stages, Dir: Gabriel Barre

In Search of Euphoria

  • Director
  • New World Stages
  • Richard Frankel Productions, Fidelity Futurestage
Off-Broadway

Ethereal Killer

  • by Zanne Hall, Manhattan Repertory Theatre

Shake The Earth

  • by Lousine Shamamian, Solo Show at Fringe NYC

A Pound In Your Pocket

  • NYC premiere Charles Strouse/Lee Adams musical, King’s College - East 4th St Theater

The Displaced*

  • by Lori Fischer, The Culture Project Summer Reading Series

Between Asleep and Awake

  • Camile Arnone (playwright/producer), Abingdon Theatre

Out of Egypt (industry reading)

  • Assistant Director, Dir: Scott Schwartz

Everything That Rises Must Converge (National Tour 2013)

  • Assistant Director, Dir: Karin Coonrod

The Drunken City

  • Jump for Joy Productions, NY Workshop Theater

Sorry for Your Loss

  • Turkish-American Play Festival, Abingdon Theatre

Twelfth Night*

  • Shakespeare's Sister Company, Hudson Guild Theater

Afterlight by Monica Flory

  • The Cherry Lane Theater, FringeNYC and Threads Theater Company

The Pearl Merchant

  • Times Sq. Arts Center. Threads Theater Co.

Another Man’s Poison by George O’Brome*

  • The Player’s Club, NYC

The Princess and the Goblin*

  • Threads Productions, Times Sq. Arts Center

The Imaginary Invalid (National Tour)

  • National Theatre for Arts and Education,
  • The Lamb’s Theatre, NYC

Songs for A New World

  • The 411, NYC

The Importance of Being Earnest*

  • The Lamb’s Theatre

The Heidi Chronicles*

  • Threads Productions, Times Sq. Arts Center

Deadheading Roses*

  • Threads Productions, NYC

Twilight by Monica Flory* (original)

  • Threads Productions, Times Sq. Arts Center

Asleep in the Arms of God* by Jay Duffer

  • Threads Productions, Times Sq. Arts Center
Off-Off-Broadway
*Equity Staged Reading

Sister Act (Ovation Recommended)

    • Cabrillo Music Theatre

My Fair Lady

      • Forestburgh Playhouse

A Thing of Beauty

      • Ryan Repertory Theater

Thistleblossoms

    • Ryan Repertory Theater
Regional

Elvira: The Immigration Play

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

Songs for A New World

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

Fires In The Mirror

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

Eurydice (Sarah Ruhl's)

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

Twelfth Night

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

A Doll's House

  • Fordham University

No Exit

  • Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

The Music Man

  • Eastern Nazarene College

Alice in Wonderland

  • Eastern Nazarene College

Bocón!

  • Eastern Nazarene College & Emerson College

The Sound of Music

  • Eastern Nazarene College

West Side Story

  • Westwood High School

Shades of Black (original)

  • Westwood High School

Damn Yankees

  • Westwood High School

Fortress

  • Westwood High School

Once on this Island

  • Framingham Center for Performing Arts

Our Town

  • Westwood High School

Annie

  • Thurston Middle School

The Wizard of Oz

  • Thurston Middle School

A Thousand Cranes

  • Long Lake Camp for the Performing Arts

The Secret Garden

  • Long Lake Camp for the Performing Arts
Academic/ Other Professional

Master of Arts in Theater Education

  • Emerson College Boston, MA 1997

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

  • Eastern Nazarene College Quincy, MA 1992
Education

Casting Director

  • Hydra (Independent Film)
  • Karmic Entertainment

Instructor of Speech and Acting

  • New York Film Academy 2007-present

Instructor of Theater and Speech

  • Eastern Nazarene College 2002-2005

Theater Producer

  • Eastern Nazarene College Seasons 2003-2005

Production Assistant

  • Drama Desk Awards Show 2005-2009
Related Work Experience

Shades of Black

  • Winner of the MA High School Drama Festival Competition preliminary round 2002

Fortress

  • Winner of the MA High School Drama Festival Competition preliminary round 2001

New England Theatre Conference Award

  • for Outstanding College Production 2004 for The Diary of Anne Frank, Eastern Nazarene College. Served as Producer.
Awards
  • Directing with Anne Bogart at SITI Company, NYC
  • Acting Shakespeare with Alec Harrington at HB Studios
  • Text Analysis with Michael Mayer
Special Training
  • Spanish, Piano, Drama workshops, Theater Education Study Guides.
Related Skills
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Affiliations