Linsay Firman is Director of Play Development at EST, and Associate Director of the EST/Sloan Project. At EST she has directed the World Premiere of Lucas Hnath’s Isaac’s Eye and the NY Premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51, as well as EST Marathon plays by Rachel Bonds, Garrett M. Brown, Darcy Fowler and Jose Rivera. Other NYC productions include Chairs and a Long Table by Han Ong (Ma-Yi Theatre), Perdita by Pierre Diennet (Lion Theater), Anne Washburn’s Apparition (chashama), Joy Tomasko’s Unfold Me, Catherine Trieschmann’s Crooked and Heather Lynn MacDonald’s Pink (all at Ariel Tepper’s Summer Play Festival). Linsay began working in new play development as the Associate Director of Soho Rep, where she was a founder and chair of Soho Rep's Writer/Director Lab. Alumna of the Women's Project Director's Lab, the New Dramatists’s Resident Director Program and multiple programs at the Lark. M.F.A. from CalArts.
Upcoming: Anna Ziegler’s Boy at the Keen Company, in co-production with EST.
An insider Interview with Anna Ziegler and Linsay Firman, the playwright and director behind the EST/Sloan Project production of PHOTOGRAPH 51.
An insider interview with Rachel Bonds and Linsay Firman, the playwright and director behind the new one-act play ANNIVERSARY in MARATHON 2010.