Vanessa Morosco

Vanessa Morosco director
Guest Director

Member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA).

Vanessa Morosco is a New York-based director, actor, and ethicist who first appeared onstage with the American Shakespeare Center during the inaugural season at the Blackfriars Playhouse. As well as performing in over 25 productions at the ASC, Vanessa has taught extensively both nationally and internationally with Co-Founder and Director of Mission Ralph Alan Cohen.

Directing credits include: Skylight (Palm Beach Dramaworks); Hold These Truths (Vancouver); Equivocation (American Shakespeare Center); Henry VI, Part 1 (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Macbeth (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ); Boeing-Boeing (Fordham University); Pericles (Mary Baldwin University). 

Choreography credits include: One Man, Two GuvnorsDancing Lessons (Florida Studio Theatre); Henry VIII, The Merry Wives of Windsor (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Much Ado about Nothing (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Duchess of MalfiRomeo and Juliet (American Shakespeare Center).

She has also performed at theaters across the country including The Shakespeare Theatre of DC, Yale Rep, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, Tennessee Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, New York Classical Theatre.

Her work using the tools of interactive drama to design and deliver training programs on the issues of Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion are nationally and internationally known.

She is a member of the Actors Equity Association, The League of Professional Theatre Women, and holds an M.A. in Ethics from Yale University.