Olivia Songer holds a BFA with honors in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA in Theatre Directing from The Lir Academy at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland’s National Academy of Dramatic Arts. Having worked all over the world, her strengths lie in creating across cultures with an ability to seek out and engage atypical audiences. Her work takes on a highly collaborative, non-hierarchical approach. Recent credits include MAde by God (World premiere, Irish Repertory Theatre), Venus in Fur (Project Arts Centre), We Are Not Well (NYU Tisch/Clifford Odetts Commission), We Can’t Have Monkeys in the House (The Peacock Stage at The Abbey), Disconnected (The New Theatre/Smock Alley Theatre). Selected assisting credits include Ironbound (The Geffen Playhouse, LA), Tribes (The Gate), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rough Magic/Kilkenny Arts Festival) Unwoman III, (The Rabble, Dublin Fringe Festival) R+J: Star Cross’d Death Match (Three Day Hangover/Drunk Shakespeare) She was a member of the 2019-2021 SDCF Observership Program, a Rough Magic SEEDS participant, a Contemporary Artist in Residence at the National Gallery of Ireland and served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in the East Caribbean.