(Bio as of 1/1/2016) Ms. Yankwitt is a director, casting director, and teacher in New York. With the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, she directed a premiere of Letters to the End of the World by Anton Dudley. In addition, she has served as the industry liaison for the past year, directing each of the industry showcases produced by the Studio. Other Directing/Assistant Directing credits include the world premiere of November by David Mamet (Broadway, Joe Mantello, Dir.), The Receptionist by Adam Bock (Manhattan Theatre Club, Joe Mantello, dir.), This is a Cowboy Poem My Daddy Taught Me by Katie Bender, Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Guirgis, and Brutality of Fact by Keith Reddin. With Telsey + Company, Ms. Yankwitt has cast for hundreds of commercials, plays, tv, and film. Favorites include Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe, Helen Hunt’s Then She Found Me (which she also appears in), the upcoming film Manny by Adrian Martinez, Richard Greenberg’s Three Days of Rain (Broadway), and David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross (Broadway). Ms. Yankwitt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with a concentration in Directing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
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