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Aaron Posner Associate Professor Department of Performing Arts

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CAS - Performing Arts
BS, Performance Studies, Northwester 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, and many more. He teaches at American University, and lives outside of D.C. with his wife, actress Erin Weaver, and his amazing daughter, Maisie.
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Fall 2020

  • PERF-452 Directing Techniques

Spring 2021

  • PERF-065 Musical/Theatre Production: Too Much Unhappy

  • PERF-350 Acting Styles

  • PERF-457 Playwriting