Miranda Haymon '16

Lunchtime Career Talk with Miranda Haymon '16

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 12:00pm

FREE! For Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. RSVP required for access to virtual event.

“Haymon is interested in inclusive, multi-voiced theatre that sparks dialogue.”
American Theatre

Visiting Instructor of Theater Miranda Haymon '16 will discuss their career post-Wesleyan as a freelance artist working in theater, television, film, and commercials, and how COVID-19 has shaped and changed that journey, with Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff.

Miranda Haymon (she/they) is a Princess Grace Award/Honoraria-winning director, writer, and curator. Recent projects include A Cakewalk (Garage Magazine & Gucci), Really, Really Gorgeous (The Tank), Everybody (Sarah Lawrence College), In the Penal Colony (Next Door @ New York Theatre Workshop, The Tank) and Mondo Tragic (National Black Theater). Haymon is a Resident Director at Roundabout Theatre Company and The Tank, a New Georges Affiliate Artist, a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, a Space on Ryder Farm Creative Resident, member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, and the Wingspace Mentorship Program. Haymon has held directing fellowships at WP Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, Roundabout Theatre Company, and Arena Stage. For more information please visit www.mirandahaymon.com.

Miranda Haymon's residency at Wesleyan University is co-sponsored by the Theater Department, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Center for the Humanities, the African American Studies Department and the Center for African American Studies, and the Center for the Arts.


A Conversation with Theater Artist Miranda Haymon ’16
Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 8pm
FREE! RSVP required for access to virtual event.

For this talk, Miranda Haymon ’16 and Sam Morreale ’19 will discuss astrology, Berlin, artistic process, and Haymon’s upcoming radio play version of Pedro Pietri’s The Masses Are Asses (1974), which will be aired on WESU Middletown 88.1FM this spring.

Pedro Pietri's The Masses are Asses
Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 10pm
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10pm
WESU Middletown 88.1FM

The Masses are Asses (1974) by Pedro Pietri is an absurdist satire that exposes issues of social class, parodies the notion of the American Dream, and plays with political parody. This radio play is directed by Visiting Instructor of Theater Miranda Haymon '16.

Photo by Naomi Saito '16.