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Michael Posnick, M.F.A.

Professor

PosnickMichael 134x164 jpgMichael Posnick served as Director of the Department of Dance and Theatre at Manhattanville College from 1994 to 2012. He has taught and directed both graduate and undergraduate levels at Yale and Hunter College, worked with the National Theatre of the Deaf for more than 25 years and served as Artistic Director of Mosaic Theatre at the 92nd Street Y. He taught at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center and was a visiting artist with The Lincoln Center Institute. Mr. Posnick has directed nearly one hundred theatrical and musical productions at venues which include: The Manhattan Theatre Club, Yale Rep, the 92nd Street Y, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Lincoln Center. He recently served as dramaturge with Pilobolus Dance Theatre for Davenen, which premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Joyce Theatre. He is co-editor of Nine Contemporary Jewish Plays. He holds an MFA from Yale Drama School and an MS in Education from Yeshiva University.