Claire Edmonds is a freelance theatre director whose work has been seen in New York City, Los Angeles, Baltimore, Cincinnati and other cities around the US. In recent years the majority of her work has been in NYC (The Tank, Playwrights Horizons, The Flea, Lee Strasberg Institute, NYU Tisch, The Center at Park West, The Medicine Show Theatre, The Hive and others) working with a variety of producers on new and existing plays and musicals. Specializing in new works, her most recent premiere was a series of short plays by John Patrick Shanley titled I am Your Masseuse. This spring she was honored to observe Saheem Ali at The Public Theatre, in his staging of James Ijames' Pulitzer-prize winning Fat Ham.
April through October of 2018 Edmonds was the Resident Director for the Off-Broadway production of Trainspotting Live, an immersive retelling of the Irvine Welsh novel about heroin addiction. Full review from Village Voice here: (Trainspotting Live Comes Up Aces). Photos below by Travis Emery Hackett.
Edmonds is a proud alumna of the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts. She holds an MFA in Directing from the at the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. @claireinyourcoffee
CV available upon request.
Portrait by Travis Emery Hackett
“TRAINSPOTTING LIVE HAS ARRIVED IN NYC TO GIVE YOU THE FIX YOU NEED.” TIME OUT
"THE MOST COMMITTED AND ASTONISHING ACTING CURRENTLY ON THE NEW YORK STAGE." CITITOUR
"A GLEEFULLY HIGH GROSS-OUT FACTOR" THE NEW YORK TIMES
★★★★★ -THE TIMES