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Directors of 2011

Here is the talented roster of directors from the 2011 OC-Centric New Play Festival

Ray Chao
Director of "Do Hoosiers Go To Heaven?"


Is pleased to be a part of the OC-centric New Play Festival. Thanks to the wonderful, cast, crew and producers. Ray has directed plays, films and comedy in Chicago, New York, and SoCal. His work has also appeared at the Sundance Film Festival and other festivals.

Jill Johnson
Director of "In Search of Reason"


A member of Hunger Artists since 1998 and was just named the ensemble’s artistic director. Her recent directing credits for the Hunger Artists include Sans Merci by Johnna Adams, The Ballad of Don Q or The High Adventures of “Sixgun” Q by Jason Lindner and The Cantor's Tale by Fengar Gael. She previously directed The Insanity of Mary Girard for the 2006 season, directed for Beyond Convention II and wrote for Beyond Convention I. Jill also produced, conceived, and appeared in the playwriting festival Dead Letter Office, the newest edition of which is slated to be produced at Orange Coast College in the fall.

Tamiko Washington
Director of "The Myth of the Cubicle"


Tamiko is also the artistic director of OC-centric. A professor at Chapman University, she has an MFA in Acting from the University of California, Irvine and is considered the originator of American Noh Theatre. In addition to her highly acclaimed one-woman show Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs (adapted for the stage by Deanna Sidoli and Kent Kirkpatrick), she has also acted at South Coast Repertory, the Old Globe Theatre, the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare Orange County, STAGEStheatre, the Vanguard Theatre, and Pacific Theatre Ensemble. Her television credits include co-starring and guest artist roles in Pensacola, Silk Stalkings and two Lifetime Movie Network films, Two Small Voices and Kidnapped. In 2005, she was awarded the Kennedy Center American/College Theatre Excellence in Education for her work at Chapman University. Directing credits at Chapman University include The Trojan Women, The School for Scandal, A Night of Noh Theatre, He Who Gets Slapped, Ragged Dick, Marisol, Waiting for Godot (XXXV KC/ACTF finalist production), A Streetcar Named Desire and Atsumori & Ikuta (XXXII KC/ACTF finalist production).

Allison Mosier
Director of "Sex, Love and the Premature Evacuation"


Allison is a Los Angeles-based actor and director. She is most commonly recognized as “That girl from the Cami Secret commercial." Directing credits include The Fantasticks (Live Arts Maryland), Squiggy and the Goldfish (Workshop Theatre-NYC), The Who’s Tommy (National Tour), The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Staten Island Philharmonic), The New Kid (Regional Tour), Freefall (Theatre Studio Inc.) and Man of La Mancha (Live Arts Maryland). Allison has also been on the production teams of nine Broadway shows. Acting credits include numerous commercials and short films/ webseries, recent theater credits include Radio Broadway: The Hits of 1958 at Town Hall in Manhattan, Sondheim: The Birthday Concert at Lincoln Center, The Fantasticks (Mute), Kiss Me Kate (Lois Lane/Bianca), The Full Monty (Georgie), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Marguerite) and Jekyll and Hyde (Emma).


Here is her website.

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