Mia Rovegno

2008 Girls on the Clock

Mia Rovegno is a director, playwright, and puppeteer. She is founding artistic director of HummingbirdWORKS and a company member with foolsFURY. She has performed with Redmoon Theater, Shadowlight Productions, The Bread and Puppet Theater, and Intersection for the Arts, among others. Her plays KILL THE KEEPERS (co-written with Dan LeFranc) and APARTMENT have been developed by the P73 Yale Summer Residency, Empire Street Lab at Perishable Theater, and foolsFURY. Mia has directed and developed new work for Soho Rep, New Dramatists, The Flea, Dixon Place, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Brown University/A.R.T. Institute Bakeoff, Harvard Playwrights Festival, Hangar Theatre, Brown New Plays Festivals, and Brown Summer Playwrights Rep. Guest director residencies include Harvard University, A.R.T. Institute, and Brown University. Recent directing credits: SCIENCE IS CLOSE, THE MAIDS, ORIGIN STORY, LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHANNUKAH and TARTUFFE. Recent assistant directing credits: Daniel Sullivan on TIME STANDS STILL (MTC and Broadway transfer), Ken Rus Schmoll on WHAT ONCE WE FELT (LCT3), Chris Bayes on THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS (Yale Rep) and Anne Kauffman on DOT (Clubbed Thumb Summerworks). Mia has been a teaching fellow and guest artist lecturer at Brown University, adjunct faculty at New College of California, and is currently assistant professor of acting and directing in the Hunter College department of theatre. She received her BS in Performance Studies from Northwestern and MFA in Directing from Brown University/Trinity Rep Consortium. She is a recipient of the Drama League Fellowship, Jonathan Alper Directing Fellowship with Manhattan Theatre Club, and SDC Directing Observership. She is a nominee for the 2010 Ockrent Directing Fellowship, finalist for 2010 Women’s Project Directors Lab, member of the 2009-10 Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and 2010 Lincoln Center Directors Lab.