GTG welcomes Ilana Becker as our new Associate Director!
Ilana Becker is a producer and director specializing in new play and musical development, investigative and verbatim material, community-driven projects, and arts education.
In addition to serving as Gingold Theatrical Group’s Associate Director, Ilana is The Civilians’ R&D Group Program Director. She has also served on the staff of All For One Theater, Lincoln Center Education, and Bret Adams Ltd, and spent a year as the Associate Artistic Director and Interim Artistic Director of Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Company of Fools. Recent Line Producing includes projects with CollaborationTown, All For One, and Jewish Plays Project.
She is the creator of Argument Sessions, an ongoing series of immersive variety-theater events that weave SCOTUS argument transcripts and decisions with ensemble-driven, collaboratively developed original material.
Ilana has also directed and developed new work at New York City Center with The Civilians, ART/NY with Project Y Theatre, The Tank, The Lark, The Flea, Ars Nova, Dixon Place, National Black Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, 54 Below, Disney/ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop, Samuel French Festival, Pittsburgh Fringe (Best Ensemble), Kalamazoo Center for the Arts, Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Company of Fools, among several others. She has enjoyed educational directing and teaching artist experiences with The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s Young Playwrights’ Festival, NYU Tisch New Musical Theatre Workshop’s New Studio on Broadway, NYU’s MFA Dramatic Writing Program, Columbia University’s MFA Playwriting Program, Hunter College, Barnard College, American Academy of the Dramatic Arts, Stevens Technical Institute, Hunter College Elementary School, and with K-12 schools throughout Blaine County, Idaho.
Ilana is a proud member of the WP Theater 2018-2020 Producers Lab, an alum of the Civilians’ R&D Group, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, DirectorsLabChicago, Fresh Ground Pepper PlayGroup, The Orchard Project’s Liveness Lab, as well as a Playwrights Horizons Robert Moss Directing Fellow and an Emerging Leader of NY Arts Fellow.
For more information: ILANA BECKER