Hester Kamin

About Me

Hester Kamin is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (Phi Beta Kappa) and of the Jacques Lecoq International School of Theatre in Paris, and she is the recipient of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists National Award, the Academy of Paris Award for Contribution to Arts and Culture, and the Academy of American Poets Prize. She has performed since she was a child and has created, directed, and choreographed more than two hundred shows with children and adults throughout the US, Europe, and Samoa. Most recently, she directed and choreographed Shipwrecked (The Tempest) with Gulfshore Playhouse and The Naples Philharmonic, created the dance choreography for Scapino at Kinetic Theatre in Pittsburgh, and re-mounted her original play about a Holocaust survivor, In Flight: The Story of Sabine Van Dam, currently on tour in Florida. Hester is dedicated to creating theatre…

Hester Kamin is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (Phi Beta Kappa) and of the Jacques Lecoq International School of Theatre in Paris, and she is the recipient of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists National Award, the Academy of Paris Award for Contribution to Arts and Culture, and the Academy of American Poets Prize. She has performed since she was a child and has created, directed, and choreographed more than two hundred shows with children and adults throughout the US, Europe, and Samoa. 

Hester Kamin’s In Flight: The Story of Sabine Van Dam is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Art Works Award.

Art Works grants support artistically excellent projects that celebrate our creativity and cultural heritage, invite mutual respect for differing beliefs and values, and enrich humanity.”

~National Endowment of the Arts

SELECTED DIRECTING AND CHOREOGRAPHY

As You Like It Director/Choreographer Naples Players Education
I Never Saw Another Butterfly Director/Choreographer Naples Players Education
Shipwrecked (The Tempest ) Director/Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse & the Naples Philharmonic
Scapino Choreographer Kinetic Theatre
The Wizard of Oz Director/Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse Education
Macbeth Director/Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse Education
Starcrossed (Romeo and Juliet) Director/Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse & the Naples Philharmonic
The Secret Garden Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse Education
The Little Mermaid Director/Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse Education
Scapino Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse
Aladdin Director/Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse Education
My Fair Lady Director/Choreographer Newtown Arts Company
Macbeth Director Bucks County Playhouse Education
*Girlspeak: Contents Under Pressure Director Bucks County Playhouse Education
*Girlspeak: Who Do You Think You Are Director Bucks County Playhouse Education
*New Voices Playwrights Festival Co-Director Bucks County Playhouse Education
The Wizard of Oz Director Spoke the Hub Dance Center NYC
A View from the Bridge Assoc. Director Vertical Player Repertory (Opera NYC)
The Tempest Choreographer Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts
Twelfth Night Director Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts
The Tempest Choreographer Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts
Romeo and Juliet Director Hawaii Theatre Education
The Tempest Director Hawaii Theatre Education
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Director Hawaii Theatre Education
*Sleeping Beauty: The Musical Director/Choreographer Hawaii Theatre
*Rumpelstiltskin Director/Choreographer Hawaii Theatre
The Winter’s Tale Choreographer Hawaii Shakespeare Festival
Much Ado About Nothing Choreographer Hawaii Shakespeare Festival
*A Walk in Our Shoes Director Crossroads Theatre for Youth, Samoa
*Crashing Director Nanakuli High and Intermediate School
Blood Wedding Director/Choreographer Honolulu Theatre for Youth
Bugsy Malone Choreographer Drama Ties Theatre, London & Paris
Snakebite Director/Choreographer Theatre de Menilmontant, Paris
*Herlaug Director/Choreographer As, Norway
Into the Woods Choreographer Gulfshore Playhouse Education
*Original/ devised.  

 

 

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