top of page
Headshot (1).jpg

Erin B. Mee has directed at the Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, SoHo Rep, HERE, The Magic Theatre, and The Guthrie Theater in the United States, and with Sopanam in India.


She is the Founding Artistic Director of This Is Not A Theatre Company, with whom she has conceived and directed Pool Play, A Serious Banquet, Readymade Cabaret, Ferry Play, Subway Plays, Festival de la Vie for the Avignon Festival, Versailles, Pool Play 2.0  for the International Theatre Festival of Kerala, Theatre In The Dark: Carpe Diem, Play!, Readymade Cabaret 2.0, Play…In Your Bathtub 2.0 (also translated into Russian and performed by WOWWOWWOW in Moscow), Guru of Touch for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tree Confessions (starring Kathleen Chalfant) for the Edinburgh, Brighton, Camden, Melbourne, Greater Manchester, Hamilton, Sydney, and Philadelphia Fringe festivals and the Nepal International Theatre Festival, and Adentros y Afueras, Confesiones de un Árbol, y Una Obra en tu Bañera for the International Theatre Festival of Buenos Aires (FIBA).


Her productions have been experienced in over 36 countries, including Argentina, Australia, China, England, France, India, Italy, Nepal, Russia, Scotland, and Singapore.


She is the author of Theatre of Roots: Redirecting the Modern Indian Stage, co-editor of Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage, editor of DramaContemporary: India, and co-editor of Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000. She has written numerous articles for TDR, Theatre Journal, Performance Research, American Theatre Magazine, and other journals and books. Her born-digital Scalar article “Hearing the Music of the Hemispheres” won the ATHE-ASTR Award for Best Digital Article in 2016. She has lectured and taught in India, Italy, China, Argentina, Nepal, England, Spain, and Bulgaria. 


She is Associate Arts Professor in the Department of Drama, Tisch, NYU.

bottom of page