LIAM CASTELLAN is a Philadelphia- and Indiana-based director, actor and theatre artist.  As a Company Member of Curio Theatre Company since 2006, he has been a part of 17 productions and counting, including directing Joe Orton's What the Butler Saw and two productions of Anansi and His Stories.  He has also directed for Hedgerow Theatre (Communicating Doors and Corpse! which was nominated for "Best Play" in the 2013 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards), Plays & Players Theatre (Titus Andronicus), the Philadelphia Dramatists Center (the world premiere of A Cuckold's Tale by Paul Leeper, also various readings and workshops), the Walking Fish Theatre (A Taste of Heaven)  and the first set of pieces in the 2013 Philadelphia One-Minute Play Festival.

          Acting credits include several productions with Curio and Hedgerow, as well as Simpatico Theatre Project, Commonwealth Classic Theatre Co, Shakespeare in Clark Park, Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium and the Living Arts, Inc. world tour of Porgy and Bess.  He co-stars in the feature film Mag Mell.

          Liam is a proud graduate of Northwestern University's Theatre Department, and is pursuing his MFA in Directing at Indiana University.

 

SELECTED DIRECTING CREDITS

The Exonerated                                                                                    Indiana University mainstage

Rat in the Skull                                                                                     Indiana University

Bad Joke (world premiere 1-act)                                                   by Peter Gil-Sheridan, Indiana University

Casanova’s Homecoming (staged reading)                              New City Stage Company

Communicating Doors                                                                      Hedgerow Theatre

Hay Fever/Blithe Spirit/Private Lives*                                     Hedgerow Theatre

                                                                             *(Director & script editor for Noel Coward staged reading series) 

Traveling Light (East Coast Premiere)                                      Philly Fringe

Corpse!**                                                                                                Hedgerow Theatre

                **("Best Play" nominee, 2013 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards)            

2013 Phila. One-Minute Play Fest.  (1 of 9 directors)           InterAct Theatre/1MPF

Titus Andronicus                                                                               Plays & Players Theatre

A Taste of Heaven                                                                             Walking Fish Theatre

Anansi & His Stories (2007 & 2008 TYA productions)     Curio Theatre Company

What the Butler Saw                                                                        Curio Theatre Company

Throw the Virgin in the Volcano (w. premiere)                  Joseph Greenfield

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1-hr youth theatre)            Hedgerow Theatre

A Cuckold’s Tale (world premiere)                                            Philadelphia Dramatists Center

Anton's Shorts                                                                                     Northwestern University

 

SELECTED ASSISTANT DIRECTING CREDITS

Hedda Gabler                                                                                      Dale McFadden, IU Theatre Mainstage

Great Expectations                                                                           Matt Decker, Arden Theatre Company

Dancing at Lughnasa                                                                       Gay Carducci, Curio Theatre Company

Permanent Collection                                                                     Seth Rozin, InterAct Theatre

Microcrisis                                                                                          Seth Rozin, InterAct Theatre

The Green Bird                                                                                  Jared Reed, Curio Theatre Company