Megan Sandberg-Zakian is a freelance theater director based in Jamaica Plain, MA, and a co-founder of Maia Directors, a consulting group for artists and organizations engaging with stories from the Middle East and beyond.
Megan Sandberg-Zakian is a freelance theater director based in Jamaica Plain, MA. Recent directing credits include the world premiere of Nat Turner in Jerusalem (New York Theatre Workshop), Skeleton Crew (Huntington Theatre Company), The Niceties (Portland Stage), The Broken Record (New York Times Critics Pick, FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award), The Convert (Underground Railway Theater; Elliot Norton Award: Outstanding Production, IRNE Awards: Best Director, Best Production), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Trinity Rep/Perishable Theatre). Megan is the Director-in-Residence at Merrimack Repertory Theatre where credits include the world premiere of Eleanor Burgess’ Chill, A Christmas Carol, It’s a Wonderful Life, and The Royale (IRNE Awards: Best Actor, Best Production, Best Director). She is a recipient of the Princess Grace Theater Award and the TCG Future Leaders fellowship, a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, a proud SDC member, and co-founder of Maia Directors, a consulting group for artists and organizations engaging with Middle Eastern stories. megansz.com, maiadirectors.com