Paul Takacs

  • Paul Takacs photographed by Kyle and Michele Connolly of @ConnollyPhoto.NYC
    Kyle and Michele Connolly


Paul (he, him) is the founding Artistic Director of The Shop and directed Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information at New York LIVE Arts for Marymount Manhattan College’s Department of Theatre Arts last fall. Other work includes the New York premiere of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens for The Shop at 59E59 Theaters. Also for The Shop: The New York premiere of Philip Ridley’s Dark Vanilla Jungle at HERE Arts Center and the U.S. premieres of Jon Fosse’s I Am The Wind translated by Simon Stephens and Philip Ridley’s Tender Napalmboth at 59E59 Theaters. Other work: The world premiere of David Pinski’s Yiddish play Professor Brenner and the premiere of a new translation of Peretz Hirshbein’s Yiddish play Carcass both for the New Worlds Theatre Project at HERE Arts Center. He has also directed productions for the Stella Adler Studio and The New School for Drama. He Holds a BA in Drama from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an MFA in Directing from The New School for Drama. He is currently on faculty at the Stella Adler Studio in New York & Marymount Manhattan College.