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Select Directing Credits : (all venues NY unless noted) * denotes U.S. premiere

Production Playwright Company/Venue
Hurl* Charlie O’Niell Corrib Theatre (Portland, OR)
Exodo Tracy Cameron Francis Milagro Theatre (Portland, OR)
A Chance Encounter* Mohammad Al-Attar (Syria) Boom Arts  (Portland, OR)
Holy Land* Mohammad Kacimi (Algeria) HERE Arts Center
Comedy Of Sorrows* Ibrahim Al-Husseini (Egypt) HERE Arts Center
Broken Heart Story* Saara Turanen (Finland) Center For Performance Research
A Marriage Proposal Yussef El-Guindi Falaki Theatre (Cairo, Egypt)
Psalms of a Questionable Nature Marisa Wegryzn NY International Fringe Festival
The Maids Jean Genet Curious Frog Theatre Co.
Amina’s Stories* Hossam Fahr (Egypt) Ubumuntu Festival (Rwanda) & NY Theatrelab
The Verse Play Sean Monahan Fordham University (Guest Director)
When All the Trees are Gone Marisa Wegryzn Williamstown Theatre Fest workshop(MA)
Rough for Theatre Samuel Beckett Williamstown Theatre Fest workshop(MA)
Death Comes for a Wedding Joe Trakz Williamstown Theatre Fest workshop(MA)
T.A.B. Sue Pak Manhattan Rep
Sueno de Una Noche* Ines Brusela (Uruguay) Ingenue Theatre
The End of All Things Lauren Gunderson Gene Frankel Theatre
Rubayyat of Omar Khayam Scott Mcmorrow Noor Mid East Play Fest/ Wings Theatre
Status Update Laith Nakli NY Arab American Comedy fest  (Comix)
Pharoah Ronnie Khalil NY Arab American Comedy Fest (Zipper theatre)
800 helpuwrite* Chris Parnell (Scotland) 4th St. Theatre/ EBE Ensemble
Sex and Suffering in the Afternoon Julian Mesri Theatre for a New City/ LES festival
Open Heart Surgery Tatiana Suerez Pico Tiny Rhino/Brooklyn Lyceum
Once Upon A greeting Card Rebecca Martinez Bowery Arts & Science
Eating Skeletons Jen Rudin Hudson Guild Theatre
Workshops/Staged Readings (Selected)
Middle Eastern MixFest Heather Raffo, Melis Aker, Younis Ali Atlantic Theatre Company
Twice, Thrice, Frice Fouad Taymor Queens Theatre
Picking up the Scent/The Review Yussef El-Guindi Portland Center Stage (Portland, OR)
Climate Change Theatre Action ( Wendy Mcleod, Noami Iizuki, others) Artists Rep/Boom Arts (Portland, OR)
The Screens Jean Genet Red Bull Theatre
Battle Axes Bushra Laskar New York Theatre Workshop
Villa Guillermo Calderon (Chile) T.B.A. Festival (Portland)/Boom Arts
Mala La Buena Riti Sachveda Poetic Theatre/ Wild Project
4000 Miles Amy Herzog Boom Arts ( Portland, OR)
Lysistrata Amir Al-Izraki (Iraq) Barrow Group/Hybrid Theatre Works
Bullah/River of Sorrow Shahid Nadeem (Pakistan) Barrow Group/Hybrid Theatre Works
Un-Entitled Deborah Asimwe (Uganda) LaMama Culture Hub
Diary in Scenes Laila Solimon (Egypt) PEN World Voices/ Segal Theatre
Assistant Directing:
True Blood (shadow director) Alan Ball dir. Dan Minahan/HBO
Reconstruction International WOW dir. Josh Fox/Ohio Theatre
The Black Eyed Betty Shamieh dir. Sam Gold/ NYTW
After the Revolution Amy Herzog dir. Tamara Fisch/Williamstown
The Seagull Chekhov dir. Gia Forakis/NAATCO
Blue Before Morning Kate McGovern dir. Gia Forakis/ Terra Nova
Devised Work:
The Stars Fall Upside Down Devised with Melody Erfani Culture Project/Women Center Stage
Confluence devised/choreographed by T.Francis Portland Center Stage/JAW Fest
Eviction Notice devised/choreographed by T.Francis 5D /presented in all boroughs of NY
Now Means Yesterday devised/choreographed by T.Francis W Hotel Union Sq/ Hybrid Theatre Works
Intersections: Prospect Lefferts  Garden devised with Rebecca Martinez Hybrid Theatre Works/PLG Arts
Gatekeepers devised/choreographed by T. Francis Hybrid Theatre Works/Bushwick Open Studios
El Sebou devised/choreographed by T.Francis Alwan Arts Center
Birthday Party devised/choreographed by T.Francis Bushwick Open Studios/ Starr st. Gallery
Mizu devised w/ Junko Ishikawa Shinsai Theatres for Japan
Picnic devised/choreographed by T.Francis Queens Arts Council
El Escalada devised w/ Riti Sachveda Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery
Hydrophobic devised/choreographed by T.Francis Hybrid Theatre Works
Starvation Artists devised/choreographed by T.Francis Hybrid Theatre Works