Andromache Chalfant, Visiting Associate Arts Professor
Department of Design for Stage & Film
B.A., Bennington College, M.F.A., New York University.
Recent design credits include Heather Raffo’s Noura at The Old Globe directed by Johanna McKeon, Paul Swan is Dead and Gone a Civilians production by Claire Kiechel directed by Steve Cosson, Train With No Midnight written and performed by Joseph Keckler for The Prototype Festival,The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois by Adam Rapp at The Atlantic Theater, Rimbaud in New York, a Civilians production 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 has collaborated with directors Evan Cabnet, Steve Cosson, Trip Cullman, Davis McCallum, Emma Griffin, Robin Guarino, 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, David Schweizer and Kip Fagan. 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. Other projects include Benedick or Else a collaboration with visual artist Dora Budor presented at 80 WSE Gallery.
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.