Stephen Kaliski
Adjunct Lecturer, Acting IV: Classics of Modern Realism—Chekhov

Stephen Kaliksi (Brooklyn College)


MFA, Directing, Brooklyn College
BA, English, Davidson College

Stephen is a director, playwright, and educator. Directing credits include In the Next Room or the vibrator play (Yale Dramatic Association), The Minervae (On the Square; Backstage “Critic’s Pick”), Cardenio, The Violet Hour and The Dumb Waiter (Brooklyn College), West Lethargy (59E59, Edinburgh Fringe, New York Fringe), and His Minute Hand (Hollywood Fringe, 45 Bleecker). Playwriting credits include West Lethargy, which was published in Plays and Playwrights 2011 (ed. Martin Denton), His Minute Hand, Any May Now, and Memoriam, a sequel to Euripides’ Alcestis. He has worked with such directors as Austin Pendleton (Three Sisters, Assistant Director) and Michael Grandage (Evita on Broadway, SDC Traube Fellow) as well as with The Royal Shakespeare Company, Classic Stage Company, and LAByrinth Theater Company. Stephen received his MFA in directing from Brooklyn College and has taught acting, directing, public speaking, and master classes on leadership and joy at Brooklyn College, NYU, Fordham, Yale, Talent Unlimited High School, and BMCC.