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Aaron Posner Assoc Professor Department of Performing Arts

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CAS - Performing Arts
BS, Performance Studies, Northwestern University

Aaron Posner is an award-winning director, playwright, teacher, and former Artistic Director of Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre and New Jersey’s Two River Theatre. He has directed more than 150 productions at major regional theaters across the country including virtually every theatre in the DC area. As a playwright, his re-imaging of Chekhov’s The Seagull, entitled Stupid F**king Bird, was one of the ten most produced plays in the country in 2015 and has had more than 150 productions worldwide. Other plays include The Heal, JQA, Life Sucks, No Sisters, District Merchants, Who Am I This Time? & Other Conundrums of Love, The Chosen, My Name Is Asher Lev, The Gift of Nothing, Me…Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall, and many more. He lives outside of D.C. with his wife, actress Erin Weaver, and his daughter, Maisie.
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Fall 2021

  • PERF-065 Musical/Theatre Production: Overture

  • PERF-296 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Arts in Post-COVID World

  • PERF-456 Audition Techniques

Spring 2022

  • PERF-065 Musical/Theatre Production: Sins of Sor Juana

  • PERF-450 Rotating Topics in Theatre: Acting Shakespeare