Christopher Diercksen

Christopher Diercksen specializes in developing and directing new plays. Recent Production credits: Christopher Marlowe's Chloroform Dreams by Katharine Sherman; The Henchmen by Bryce Norbitz; Othello, by William Shakespeare; Ampersand: A Romeo and Juliet Story By Mariah MacCarthy. As Literary Manager for Lunar Energy Productions, he runs MOONSHINE: a quarterly play development reading series: In Antarctica, Where It Is Very Warm by Jona Tarlin, Dreams Of The Penny Gods by Callie Kimball. In October, he is directing By Rights We Should Be Giants presented by Lunar Energy Productions. New World premiere directing work includes: MASTODON JUAN (Bowery Poetry Club) and wreckless (Theater For A New City), by Katharine Sherman; Crawl For It, by Joshua Conkel (Horsetrade Theater Group); Parabolas, by Kelley Girod (Horsetrade/Aery Theater - Best Director). He has worked extensively with the New York Neo-Futurists production of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. Christopher trained at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and is a graduate of Albright College.

Shows participated in:
The Drafts Monthly Reading Series (2012 - 13) Director
Poetics of the Creative Process (2009 - 10) Assistant Director
The Drafts Fest: Pre-Existing Condition (2009 - 10) Director
Six Plays About Hope (2008 - 09) Director