AYUN HALLIDAY - director, playwright, puppet designer
Ayun Halliday is a performer, playwright, director, and author of seven books, including No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late. As a member of the Neo-Futurists from 1989-1998, she wrote, directed and performed in over 500 short plays and several full-length solo performances. Longer works include The Mermaid’s Legs, Fawnbook, Zamboni Godot, and NURSE.
Ayun co-founded Theater of the Apes with her husband Greg Kotis, and hosts its monthly book-based variety show Necromancers of the Public Domain. She is currently developing a full length puppet piece based on her 7th grade diary. Chief Primatologist of The East Village Inky zine. Hellion. Homeschooler. Hoos-Yorker.