Wendy Dann

Wendy Dann

Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre Arts
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences

Phone:(607) 274-1716
Office:035 Dillingham Center
Ithaca, NY 14850


Wendy Dann is a director and playwright and serves as assistant professor in the Theatre Arts Department at Ithaca College. 

She is the director and co-author of Sammy & Me, a one-man musical with Eric Jordan Young, with productions at the Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA), the Hangar Theatre (Ithaca, NY), MusicalFare Theatre (Buffalo, NY) and the National Black Theatre Festival.  Regional work includes: Dallas Theatre Center, Syracuse Stage, Capitol Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Theatre, as well as seven seasons as associate artistic director under Kevin Moriarty at the Hangar Theatre. 

Her play, The Strangest Thing, was a finalist for the 2010 and 2012 O'Neill Theatre Center's National Playwrights Conference, and she received the 2013 NYFA Fellowship in Playwriting.

In development: The Liberator: a play with music and machinery.  Founding member: Breaking Bread Theatre.  Wendy holds an MFA in Directing from Syracuse University. 

Member, SDC and DGA.

Courses include Directing I, Directing II, Script Analysis and mentoring the senior directing projects. 


For directing resume and playwriting resume, please click on Documents in the sidebar.



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