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José Zayas

José Zayas has directed over 100 productions in New York, regionally and internationally. Recent credits include: Exquisita Agonia (World Premiere by Nilo Cruz, Repertorio Espanol), The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (BAM, Mass MoCa, US and European Tour), A Nonesuch Celebration (BAM),  Washed up on the Potomac (San Francisco Playhouse/Flea Theater) Undocumented (Joe's Pub), In The Name of SalomeAunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (Ace and Hola awards for best production and direction), BurundangaThe House of the Spirits (Ace Awards, Hola Award and Ovation awards for best production and direction), Your Name Will Follow You Home, La Nena Se CasaLove in the Time of CholeraIn the Time of the Butterflies (Repertorio Español), Pinkolandia and El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom (Two River Theatre), Corazon Eterno, (Mixed Blood), Southern Promises and Strom Thurmond is not a Racist (PS 122, Brick), Useless (IRT), Father of Lies and Vengeance Can Wait (PS122); P.S. Jones and the Frozen CityFeederA Love Story (TerraNOVA Collective); OkayMrs. Jones and the Man From Dixieland (EST), The Idea of Me (Cherry Lane Theatre), The Queen Bees (Queens Theatre in the Park), Manuel Vs. The Statue of Liberty and Children of Salt (NYMF), CancunChronicle of a Death Foretold (Gala Theatre, DC), Wedding DressThe Island of Lonely Man (Teatro Espressivo, Costa Rica). He has premiered works by Nilo Cruz, Caridad Svich, Robert Askins, Thomas Bradshaw, Duncan Sheik, Steven Sater, Taylor Mac, Marco Antonio Rodriguez, Lynn Rosen, Saviana Stanescu, Carlos Murillo, Rob Urbinati, Kristina Poe, Catherine Filloux, James Carter, Gerardo Cardenas, Matt Barbot and Jordi Galceran. Drama League Fellow, Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab, SoHo Rep Writers/Director’s Lab, NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors, Ensemble Studio Theatre member, Resident Director Repertorio Español.  Born in Puerto Rico, he graduated from Harvard and Carnegie Mellon Universities.