mia rovegno - director, playwright
Mia Rovegno is a Brooklyn-based director, playwright, and puppeteer. Her plays have been developed by P73, New Georges, Culture Project, The Civilians, Perishable, and foolsFURY. She has directed new work for Soho Rep, Women’s Project, NYTW, Berkeley Rep, The Civilians, St. Ann’s Warehouse, The O’Neill, Ars Nova, Clubbed Thumb, JACK, New York Stage & Film, Prelude, The Lark, Playwrights Realm, Atlantic, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Labyrinth, TerraNOVA, 59E59, Bushwick Starr, Culture Project, New Dramatists, Rising Phoenix, EST, Partial Comfort, Woodshed, The Amoralists, A.R.T., Hangar Theatre, Playwrights Rep and others. Mia is a Drama League Fellow, New Georges Affiliated Artist, Partial Comfort Company Member and Associate Artist with The Civilians. She is a recipient of the MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Audrey Residency, P73 Yale Summer Residency, SDC Observership, and Jonathan Alper Fellowship (MTC), She is an alum of The Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, The Civilians R & D Group, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, New Georges Jam, and Women’s Project Lab. She received her Bachelor’s in Performance Studies from Northwestern and MFA in Directing from Brown University. Mia has been an Assistant Professor at Hunter College since 2010 and is the current Playwright In Residence at Rutgers University. Her recent production of The Way They Live (The Civilians) at The Metropolitan Museum of Art was featured in The New Yorker’s Favorite Cultural Moments of 2015.