2008 Swing Space Resident, Building 110: LMCC’s Arts Center At Governors Island
Brooklyn based director Shana Gozansky has a sharp focus on the development of new work. As a chashama Artist-in-Residence she developed and directed Him, by ee cummings for which she received the Orbis Tertius Award for Young and Emerging Artists and The Midway World, a poetry play investigating the emotional landscape of loss as part of chashama's Theater Incubator Program. Ms. Gozansky has directed various new works that have been presented at various venues including GAle GAtes et al, Stella Adler Studios, Bowery Poetry Club, Dickinson College and site specific work in Los Angeles. She has also been an assistant director on a variety of projects including The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant at Henry Miller's Theater, Ken Nintzel's Antidepressant and 9 Parts of Desire at Manhattan Ensemble Theater, The Geffen and Berkeley Repertory Theater. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab and received her B.A. in theater from Bard College. She is currently focused on the development of her new play The Little Secrets, written with Rob Grace and collaborating with designers Kris Anton, Sara Auster, Sydney Maresca, and Eric Southern.
While at 14 Wall Street Shana will be doing the first stages of exploration into the physical world of The Little Secrets with actresses Caitlin McDonough-Thayer and Alexis McGuiness as they ready the play for a full production.