Miriam Weisfeld

Miriam Weisfeld is Senior Vice President for Production and Development at The Araca Group in New York City. Previously, she was Associate Artistic Director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, where she dramaturged several world premieres including Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed; Aaron Posner’s Stupid Fucking Bird; Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play; and Robert O’Hara’s Bootycandy. Other credits include work with New York Theatre Workshop, American Repertory Theatre, Two River Theater, Steppenwolf Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and the Banff Playwrights Colony. She has lectured on theatre at Harvard University, MIT, George Washington University, the Kennedy Center, and the Moscow Art Theatre School. She holds an MFA from the American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute at Harvard. She is a contributing Author to the Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy.