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Aaron Posner 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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Spring 2023

  • HNRS-098 Honors Capstone Supplement

  • PERF-065 Musical/Theatre Production: Lost Girl

  • PERF-445 Senior Capstone

Fall 2023

  • PERF-065 Musical/Theatre Production: Damn Things Will Kill Ya

  • PERF-414 Theatre Performance Practicum: Acting Shakespeare

  • PERF-452 Directing Techniques