Barbara Cassidy is a playwright and director whose work has been seen at JACK, The Flea Theatre, Playwrights’ Horizons, Little Theatre at Dixon Place, The New York International Fringe Festival, Bric Studios, Margo Jones Theatre at SMU, and most recently on the Hudson River where she did a piece for En Garde Arts. She is a MacDowell Fellow, a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Recipient and has received grants from the Brooklyn Arts Council. She earned her MFA at Brooklyn College, where she studied with Mac Wellman. Her play, INTERIM, was nominated for the Barrie Stavis Award and a scene from her play, THE DIRECTOR, is included in Best Plays for a New Century. Three of her plays, THE DIRECTOR, UNA, LA WHORE DEL MUNDO, and iowa of my MIND are published on Cassidy teaches as an adjunct professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and is a New Georges Affiliated Artist.