Tara Ahmadinejad

is a New York City-based freelance director and a core-founding member of the theater collective Piehole. Their most recent work, Ski End, premiered in 2017, and was developed through the New Ohio/IRT’s Archive Residency and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Residency. Other recent projects — Hand Foot Fizzle Face at JACK and Old Paper Houses at the Irondale Center — have been developed at the Drama League, New York Theatre Workshop and the Prelude Festival. Tara recently directed Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information at LSU, and is collaborating with Daaimah Mubashshir on a new play through the New Georges Jam. Tara leads workshops in collaborative theater-making, including recent work with undergraduates in Tehran, Iran. She is an NYTW Usual Suspect, a New Georges Jam member and affiliated artist, and a graduate of Columbia’s MFA Directing program.