Bridget Kathleen O'Leary

Bridget Kathleen O’Leary is in her fourth season at New Rep as Artistic and Education Associate. Most recently, she has directed New Rep’s productions of Doll House (Elliot Norton Nomination, Best Production, 2011)boomCharles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and Fool for Love. Other directing credits include:  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, for Summer Festival Theatre, Roxbury Latin; Aunt Dan and Lemon, for Whistler in the Dark; The Boys of Winter (IRNE Nomination, Best New Play, 2008) for BKS productions; The Devil’s Teacup (IRNE Nomination, Best New Play, 2007) at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre; and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadThe American ClockMuch Ado About NothingCurse of the Starving ClassDancing at Lughnasa, and Sarah Kane’sCrave and 4.48 Psychosis, all at Boston University. In 2007, she assisted Artistic Director Wendy C. Goldberg at the National Playwrights’ Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and worked as an assistant on new plays by Rebecca Gilman and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Before moving to Boston, Bridget worked in Washington, D.C. with the Olney Theatre Center, Theater Alliance, Cherry Red Productions, Charter Theater, Studio Theatre Second Stage, and Phoenix Theatre DC, of which she was a founding member. Selected D.C. directing credits include: IndependenceParallel Lives, and the creations of Unwrapped and Lulu Fabulous by area playwrights. Bridget received her MFA in directing at Boston University.  She lives in Watertown with her husband Chris.