Pirronne Yousefzadeh is a Brooklyn-based theatre director and educator. She has directed and developed new work at The Public/Joe's Pub, New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, Soho Rep, New Georges, Partial Comfort Productions, Rising Phoenix Rep, Noor Theatre, Ma-Yi Theater Company, HERE Arts Center, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New Dramatists, The Lark Play Development Center, The Space on Ryder Farm, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cleveland Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, Milwaukee Rep, InterAct Theatre Company, and Hangar Theatre, among others. Her productions of In The Blood (Theatre Horizon) and The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane by Jen Silverman together received a total of fifteen Barrymore nominations, including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Production for both, and Pretty Mbane received the Virginia Brown Martin Philadelphia Award. She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, New Georges Affiliated Artist and member of The Jam, member of the Old Vic/New Voices Network, a recipient of SDC's Denham Fellowship, and an alumna of the Emerging Artist Fellowship at NYTW (and former Fellowship Coordinator), Drama League Directors Project, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and Ensemble Studio Theatre's Resident Director Program. Pirronne has been on faculty at UT Austin, Rutgers University/NJIT, and Bard High School Early College, and is a guest director at The Yale School of Drama, Juilliard, Fordham University, NYU, and Ramapo College. MFA, Columbia University. Associate Member, SDC.