Rania Rashoodi is a New York City based writer, director and collaborative theatre artist specialising in physical theatre and movement based ensemble theatre, creating work that explores the complicated feelings of love and desire through a feminist lens. This upcoming Fall 2018, she will be relocating to Philadelphia to advance her Physical Theatre vocabulary in the MFA program with Pig Iron Theatre Company. For undergrad, she received a double major at Pace University in English Literature and Directing within the International Performance Ensemble program.
Previous credits include Gaining Momentum (Director&Co-writer), Locker Room Talk (Director) Tristan and Yseult (Director), Heartless (Director), Translations (Assistant Director) and Cities I’ve Only Heard Of (Assistant Director, Stage Manager). She has also performed at Theatre Row and internationally in Love is Love at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival. She was a 2017 summer apprentice for Bread and Puppet Theatre and is currently interning at Bond Street Theatre. She is also a current member of the Back to Work Collective; an independent political theatre group connecting artists and activists (www.backtoworkcollective.com). Her next project, a revamping of Locker Room Talk, will be presented at Dixon Place on June 8th 2018.