Christian Parker is the Associate Artistic Director at the Atlantic Theater Company, where he has worked since the fall of 2001. Most recently at Atlantic, he directed the world premiere of Leslie Ayvazian’s Make Me and the New York premiere of Tina Howe’s play Birth and After Birth. He produced, directed, and acted in 10X20, a festival of newly commissioned ten minute plays by writers previously produced at Atlantic, to inaugurate their new Stage 2 and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the company. Also at Atlantic, he directed Ken Weitzman’s Arrangementsand Jeff Whitty’s The Hiding Place. Prior to his tenure at the Atlantic, he spent several seasons as the Literary Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club. Christian has also produced or dramaturged over fifty premieres of new American and British plays on, off and off-off Broadway. He is fluent in Russian and is part of the national artistic advisory board for the CITD New Russian Plays initiative. He has worked as well with Sundance Theatre Labs, The Lark Play Development Center, Bread Loaf, and at Perry-Mansfield developing new plays. He holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MFA from Columbia.
Atlantic Theater Company
Parker serves as associate artistic director for the company....▶
Atlantic Theater Company's world-premiere production of Leslie Ayvazian's relationships play, Make Me....▶
Birth and After Birth
Ever wonder how Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf would have played out if the baby had lived? Take a look....▶