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Marya Mazor is an award-winning director. She recently directed Ivy & Bean at South Coast Repertory, That Pretty Pretty...or the Rape Play at Son of Semele, The English Bride at Road Theatre, and Dragon Play and Time Stands Still at Chance Theater, as well as Aladdin for Walt Disney Imagineering. Other recent productions include the world premiere of Brian Nelson’s Overlooked at Chance Theater and Churchill’s Mad Forest at Open Fist Theatre Company. Her hit production of Edward Albee’s The Goat was named Best Play of 2011 by OC Weekly and a Los Angeles Times Critics’ Pick. She was one of eight women chosen for the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, where she directed the short film The Winged Man, featuring Ana Ortiz, written by playwright and Academy Award Nominee Jose Rivera (Motorcycle Diaries). Marya has also directed at Long Wharf Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, New York Stage & Film, Nada, Dixon Place, Main Street Theatre, Circle X Theatre, Theatre @ Boston Court and Berkeley Rep (with Asian American Theatre Company), among others. Marya founded Voice & Vision, a professional theater in New York City and served as its Artistic Director for ten years. She received the NEA/TCG Directing Fellowship and holds an M.F.A. in directing from Yale.