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Evan Caccioppoli

Evan is a director, producer, writer, teacher, and sometimes actor. He is the founder and artistic director of Kid Brooklyn Productions, an independent theater production company. Past directing credits include WILD by Crystal Skillman (World Premiere in Chicago with Kid Brooklyn Productions and New York Premiere with Sanguine Theatre Company), Unbroken by Alexandra Wood (American Premiere with Kid Brooklyn Productions), I Can't Explain It Better Than That by Sarah Shaefer (Rising Phoenix Rep's Cino Nights), The Little Dog Laughed, In The Key of You by Diana Stahl, Crave, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, The Last Five Years, and original devised works Shattered Silence and 8:46:40 (The September 11th Project). In summer '13, Kid Brooklyn Productions co-produced The Beach Plays: San Francisco (with Rising Phenoix Rep), in winter '14, the world premiere of The Gin Baby by Sarah Shaefer (with Mermaid Sand Productions) and in June '14, produced a reading of Another Kind of Love by Crystal Skillman and directed by May Adrales. Recently Evan co-directed (with Courtney Ulrich) Encounters: the la ronde project, a modern adaption based on Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde featuring the work of nine playwrights, which was the first project in Kid Brooklyn's KB Lab Series. He is a proud member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, and associate member of SDC. Evan received his BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in Educational Theatre at NYU, he also studied at The Poor School in London, England. In fall '14, Evan will begin the MFA in Directing program at The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University.

Let’s Talk About It
Essay

Let’s Talk About It

An Exploration of Sex and the New American Theater

30 November 2014

In his essay, Director Evan Caccioppoli explores the future of sex in American theatre.

Portrait of Diana Oh.
A Conversation with the Magical Diana Oh
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A Conversation with the Magical Diana Oh

14 October 2014

It dawned on me that the message of {my lingerie play} is a message for the masses. I decided to do the public underground performance installations because they would be my version of a commercial. I wanted to take it to the streets, to the root of the problem, and see what would happen.

Finding a Theatrical Home
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Finding a Theatrical Home

My Journey to IRT Theater

20 August 2014

Evan Caccioppoli interviews IRT’s Artistic Director Kori Rushton.