Andromache Chalfant

Visiting Assistant Arts Professor

Department of Design for Stage & Film, B.A., Bennington College, M.F.A., New York University. Recent design credits include Train With No Midnight (Prototype Festival), Paul Swan is Dead and Gone (The Civilians @ TornPage), Blind Injustice (Cincinnati Opera), The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois by Adam Rapp at The Atlantic Theater, Rimbaud in New York, written and directed by Steve Cosson at the BAM Fisher space, A Kid Like Jake, brownsville song (b side for tray) (Lincoln Center Theater), Sex with Strangers (Second Stage), Wild Animals You Should Know (MCC Theater), Food and Fadwa (New York Theatre Workshop), Massacre, The Long Shrift, Through The Yellow Hour (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), El Gato Con Botas, Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, I Have No Stories To Tell (Gotham Chamber Opera, Tectonic Theater Company), Edgewise (The Play Company), Inked Baby (Playwrights Horizons). Regionally designs include Mary Stuart (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), War Stories (Opera Philadelphia), Reverberation, The Whipping Man (Hartford Stage), Henry V (Two River Theater), Crimes of the Heart (McCarter Theatre), Endgame (American Repertory Theater), Touch(ed) (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Tribes (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Six Degrees of Separation (The Old Globe),Faust (Minnesota Opera), A Streetcar Named Desire (Virginia Opera), Laugh (Studio Theatre), War Stories (Opera Philadelphia). Andromache recently collaborated with visual artist Dora Budor on an art installation called Benedick or Else at the 80 WSE Gallery. Andromache has collaborated with directors and writers Sarah Ruhl, Stephen Adly Guirgus, David Cote, Heather Raffo, Halley Feiffer, Leslye Hedland, Robin Guarino, Evan Cabnet, Steve Cosson, Trip Cullman, Davis McCallum, Johanna McKeon, Moises Kaufman, Les Waters, Adam Rapp, Doug Varone, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Liesl Tommy, Hana Sharif, Daniella Topol, Michael Sexton, Sam Helfrich, David Schwimmer, Kate Whoriskey, James Franco, Brian Mertes, Mark Wing-Davey, David Schweizer and Kip Fagan among others. In 2016 Andromache turned her attention to a large scale building project in Brooklyn, and is presently overseeing the development of a space dedicated to new work in performance with a focus on design. In addition to teaching courses in design at NYU Andromache has also taught master classes for The Kennedy Center, Labyrinth Theater Company, Sarah Lawrence as well as full semester courses at Bennington College. Andromache has been nominated three times for the Hewes Award. She is a company member of LAByrinth Theater Company and an Associate Artist of The Civilians. andromachechalfant.com.