Artistic Director Overview

           FILM  -  THEATRE  -  GALLERY

                                                                                                                                SELECT DIRECTION

                                                    SELECT DIRECTION                              PLAYWRIGHT/SCREENWRITER                   ORGANIZATION

                                               TBA: Gallery Show (Upcoming)                   Not Applicable: Gallery Exhibit                 Punchkin Rep, Austin TX

                                               The Story of Six Tusks  (Upcoming)                          Dannie Snyder                              LIV Creations LLC, Austin TX

                                               The Pomegranate Woman (Upcoming)                   Kyle Zamcheck                              Punchkin Rep, Austin TX

                                                Papa Neptune (Upcoming)                        Kyle Zamcheck & Carolyn Kramer     Punchkin Rep, Austin TX

                                                A Coronation Ball                                           Devised with the Company                    NunaMaana LLC, Austin TX

                                                Relentless Pursuit of Ice                                                     Max Langert                              Punchkin Rep, Austin TX

                                                Glassheart                                                                     Reina Hardy                              Shrewd Productions , Austin TX

                                                Stavitsky Family Pushcart                                       Lipschtick Collective                     Octopus Club, Austin TX

                                                Howdy                                                                      Lipschtick Collective              Lipschtick Collective, Austin TX

                                                Shaadi: Indian Wedding                               Urmimala Sarkar & Kyle Zamcheck        JNU University Delhi, India


                                                                                                                      SELECT ASSISTANT DIRECTION

                                               CosmiComics                                                          Dir. Rudy Ramirez                             Sky Candy at The Long Center, Austin TX

                                               Sing Muse                                                               Dir. Rudy Ramirez                              Vortex Theatre, Austin TX       

                                               Once There Were Six Seasons                             Dir. Caroline Reck                              Glass Half Full Theatre, Austin TX

                                               BFE                                                                          Dir. Djola Branner                               Hampshire College

                                               Rondo                                                                      Dir. Gabriella Lev                                Theater Company Jerusalem, Israel

                                               Death of a Dervish                                                 Dir. Smaadar Ya’aron                          Acco Theatre, Jaffa Israel


                      ARTISTIC LEADERSHIP

               Collaborating Director · LIV Creations, LLC  · Austin, TX 2014- Present

                                       Associate Artistic Director  · Punchkin Repertory Theatre  · Austin, TX 2013- Present

                                                          Assistant Curator  · Hyde Park Theatre’s Frontera Fest ·  Mi Casa Es Su Teatro  · Austin, TX 2014

                          Board Member  · Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre  · Austin, TX 2014- Present

    Producer · Mishnoon Film & Video Productions · Austin, TX 2013

                 Collaborative Artist  ·  Glass Half Full Theatre · Austin, TX 2012- Present

Associate Audio · Austin Film Festival  · Austin, TX 2011- 2014

                                           Co-Founder (2011) & Co-Artistic Director (2011-2013) · Lipschtick Collective  · Austin, TX

                                               Executive Board Member & Theatrical Perspective  · Act Now · Amherst, MA 2007- 2012

                      Teaching Assistant:

                                   Directing & Staging Asian American Identity  · Professor Djola Branner ·  Hampshire College

Staging the Ramayana  · Prof. Talya Kingston · Hampshire College 2010

                                                       Directors & Designers in Collaboration · Prof. Wayne Kramer & Djola Branner · Hampshire College 2008



                    AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

                                                Austin critic’s “B. Iden Payne Award” Recipient ·Outstanding Direction of a Musical,” & “Outstanding Original Score” 2013

                                                “Best of Austin 2012” Award for Lipschtick Collective · Austin Chronicle 2012

                                                “Non Satis Scire” Recipient · Hampshire College · Merit Scholarship for Academic Achievements 2007-2011

                                                Article published on Zamcheck and professor Branner’s unique ongoing collaboration · Hampshire Reports 2011

                                                 World Learning Merit-Based Scholarship Recipient ·  World Learning: SIT Study Abroad 2010


Bachelor of Arts in Performance Media                                            Field Study: India, National                                         Theatre Arts Program:

           HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE                                                                    Identity & the Arts                                          National High School Institute

                    Amherst, MA                                                                         SIT WORLD LEARNING                                    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

                                                                                                                             Delhi, India                                                                Evanston, IL