Frequent NYU Stella Adler Studio director
Directing CV available upon request
“It's Not You”
Co-produced by Love in NY, Brittany Bradford, Jessie Austrian and Charise Greene.
A woman, blinded by rage, runs amok.
“Men on Boats” at Barnard - Columbia
Most recently, Charise directed Jaclyn Backhaus’ “Men on Boats” at Barnard-Columbia.
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a group of 10 men down the Colorado River to chart its course. With only four boats, a month’s provisions, and plenty of moxie, these men risked life and limb, all in the name of Manifest Destiny. Based on Powell’s travel journals, this modern action adventure — performed by a cast of women — undertakes a comic and pointed exploration of American expansion.
“Pericles, Prince of Tyre” at Barnard - Columbia
Incest and intrigue, pirates and prostitutes, bitter revenge and providential reunions: Shakespeare’s collaborative Pericles was popular in its day, scorned by Shakespeare’s great rival Ben Jonson, and mysteriously omitted from the 1623 collected edition of his plays. Shakespeare’s first, experimental foray into stage tragicomedy, Pericles embodies the attractions of early-modern popular theatre, and provides a uniquely challenging work for contemporary performance. We are delighted to welcome back Charise Greene, to direct Pericles in spring 2016, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 1616.