MARLO HUNTER (Director/Choreographer) is a director and choreographer based in New York. She is the winner of the 2013 Callaway Award for Excellence in Choreography for her work on Carner & Gregor's UNLOCK'D which she directed and choreographed at The Duke on 42nd Street for Prospect Theater Company. RECENT: Director & Choreographer of Adam Overett's MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL, presented as a Developmental Lab (Perry Street Theatricals, Cheryl Weisenfeld, Patrick Blake, Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino) at The Duke Theater. Director, ISLAND SONG (Words by Sam Carner, Music by Derek Gregor, Story by Sam Carner, Derek Gregor and Marlo Hunter) at the Bloomington Playwrights Project. Associate Choreographer on The Public Theater's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for the Mobile Unit (Chase Brock, Choreographer; Associate Choreographer, Roundabout Theatre's revival of PICNIC (Chase Brock, choreographer; Sam Gold, director). In 2008, looking to push the boundaries of site-specific and full-sensory theater, she founded Eating Their Words through which she pairs prominent playwrights and seasoned chefs for an unprecedented artistic collaboration, resulting in an evening of three world-premiere plays, coupled with the bespoke menu they inspired. Through ETW Marlo has commissioned and directed new plays by Neil LaBute, Douglas Carter Beane, Theresa Rebeck, David Grimm, Annie Baker, Brooke Berman, Amy Herzog, Keith Reddin, Beau Willimon, Jonathan Marc Sherman, Sam Forman, Rob Ackerman, Sarah Treem and Steven Levenson. UPCOMING: Marlo will be directing and choreographing DATE OF A LIFETIME (music by Rob Baumgartner, Words by Carl Kissin) at New Jersey Rep starring Jamie Laverdiere (MOTOWN) and Trisha Rapier (SISTER ACT). She was recently appointed to the inaugural Artistic Advisory Board of Encores! Off-Center. Other credits include Broadway: THE MUSIC MAN (SDC Observer, mentored by Susan Stroman). Off-Broadway & Regional: Director, A LASTING IMPRESSION by Zoe Sarnak (The 4th Theater); choreographer, SPIRITS OF EXIT ELEVEN by Michael Puzzo (The Lion Theater, Theatre Row); Charles Grodin's THE RIGHT KIND OF PEOPLE (Assistant Director, Primary Stages); director, MEN ARE PIGS (Theatre Row, Living Image Arts). Regional: choreography for TRAVESTIES (Long Wharf & Williamstown, Gregory Boyd, director); choreography, DIVA DIARIES (Tampa Bay PAC, Broward Center, Chicago's Lakeshore Theatre); director/choreographer, FALSETTOLAND, director (Williamston Directing Corp.); original choreography for Alfred Uhry's WITHOUT WALLS (and assistant director, Williamstown). Additional New York Credits: choreographer, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD (Chernuchin); director ROB by Sam Forman, 508 by Amy Herzog (EST, Youngblood's Thicker than Water festival); choreographer, THE ROCKAE (Prospect, NYMF); director, SENOR JAY'S TANGO PALACE by Sharyn Rothstein (Vital); director & choreographer, A TIME TO BE BORN (Lucille Lortel Theatre, Fringe); director & choreographer, SWIMMING UPSTREAM, Music by Marshall Pailet (Fringe). Film: choreography consultant, "Faster" (documentary) directed by Robert Mac. Marlo teaches a workshop, "The Freelance Artist's Manifesto Boot Camp" in NYC, universities, and through private coaching, empowering creative freelancers with mental and practical tools to survive and thrive as an artist. She holds a B.A. in English/Dramatic Literature from Princeton University. Marlo lives in New York City with her husband, Ted, and her dog, Fosse. She is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

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