Marielle Duke

Featured Play: The World to Come

As a director, Marielle has directed with Boomerang Theatre Company, Flux Theatre Ensemble, Manhattan Theater Source, World Theater Day, and Metropolitan Playhouse, among others. She is the Artistic Director of Adaptive Arts Theater Company, a non-profit theater company that uses both an educational and production-based model to make theater more accessible to individuals with Autism. With Adaptive, she’s directed a devised adaptation of Goehte's Faust, Mensch’s All Hail Hurricane Gordo, Brecht’s Good Woman of Setzuan, Barrie’s Alice Sit by the Fire, and multiple workshops for their “Autism Initiative” program. As an educator, she has spent the last six years in NY teaching everything from Pre-K to Graduate school. Along with her educational journeys, she’s developed and implemented curriculum for theater residencies across the five boroughs in both public and private schools for neurotypical and special needs children. She has spoken across the country on ways to create accessible theater performance for populations with disabilities. BA in Theater (Directing) and Creative Writing from Drew University and Masters in Educational Theatre from City College.  She currently serves as the Communications/Education Specialist at Wolf Performing Arts Center in PA.