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Mel Day

Last updated

May 13, 2016
 

Biography

Mel Day is the Artistic Director of Day In, Day Out Productions. She has worked as a Freelance Director for theater companies such as Pillsbury House, Theatre Unbound, Gadfly, Freshwater, Box Wine, and 20% Theatre Company. She has also served as an Assistant Director for the Guthrie Theater, Dark & Stormy Productions, and Mixed Blood, to name a few. She currently serves as an advisory board member for Dark & Stormy Productions and serves as the Chair of the Board for Toneworks Community Foundation. Her production of boom was recognized in Citypages Top 5 shows for the 2014 Minnesota Fringe and is currently looking forward to directing Extremeites for Dark and Stormy Productions early this fall. 

Résumé

EXPERIENCE

Extremities...Director...Dark and Stormy Productions

One Minute Play Festival...Director...The Southern/Walking Shadow

One Arm...Producer...New Epic Theater

Prism Play Reading Series...Director/Producer...Day In, Day Out Productions/Arts' Nest

Girl Shorts...Director...Theatre Unbound

24 Hour Theater Smack Down...Director...Theatre Unbound

The Hothouse...Assistant Director...Dark and Stormy Prod.

Chicago Ave Project Fall 2014...Director...Pillsbury House

The Tempest...Assistant Director...Harry Waters Jr./Barbara Berlovitz...Franconia Sculpture Park

boom...Director/Producer...Minnesota Fringe Festival 2014...Day In, Day Out Prod.

My Fair Lady...Assistant Director...Joe Dowling...Guthrie Theater

The Final Frontier Festival...Director...Gadfly Theatre

The Drunken City...Assistant Director...Bill McCallum...Dark and Stormy Prod.

Archival Revival...Director...Freshwater Theater Company

One Minute Play Festival...Assistant Director...Harry Waters Jr...Mixed Blood/Walking Shadow

A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur...Assistant Director/ASM...Jef Hall-Flavin...Gremlin Theatre

Naked I: Insides Out...Director...20% Theater Company

Raucous Caucus IV...Director...Box Wine Theater

The Receptionist...Assistant Director...Benjamin McGovern...Dark and Stormy Prod.

Skiing on Broken Glass...Assistant Director...Joe Dowling...Guthrie Theater

An Iliad (Remount)...Assistant Director...Benjamin McGovern...Guthrie Theater

The Laramie Project...Director/Producer...The People's Center Theatre

An Iliad...Directing Intern...Benjamin McGovern...Guthrie Theater

Other Desert Cities...Directing Intern...Peter Rothstien...Guthrie Theater

Primadonnas...Director/Producer...Friction Collective

 A Cool Drink of Water...Assistant Director...Marion McClinton...Mixed Blood

Pa's Hat...Assistant Director...Marion McClinton...Pillsbury House

EDUCATION University of Minnesota B.A. in Theatre Arts

*Upcoming