Princess Grace Statue Award, 1990

Princess Grace Award
Theater Fellowship, 1989
Intiman Theatre Company



Susan Fenichell (Director) is a freelance director and the Artistic Director of Hopeful Monsters, a collaborative performance group based in New York. Recent New York credits include the New York premiere of “The Dead Eye Boy” (at Manhattan Class Company with Lili Taylor) and a Hopeful Monsters original work, “The Bacchae: Torn to Pieces at La MaMa”. Her regional credits include productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Intiman Theatre (where she was also Associate Artistic Director), Denver Center Theatre Company, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, The Empty Space Theatre, The New Harmony Theatre, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, and the Chautauqua Conservatory Theater Company. Internationally, she has directed at the Ilkholm Theater (Tashkent) and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Ms. Fenichell has been on the faculty and/or served as guest director at Yale University, Princeton University, The Juilliard School, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, American Conservatory Theater, Curtis Institute of Music, University of Texas, University of Washington, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the National Theater Conservatory. She is an on-site reporter for the NEA, has received a TCG Observership Grant and a Princess Grace Award, and has served on arts panels around the country. Her next project is a staging of the John Adams opera The Death of Klinghoffer at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia in the winter of 2005.