Katya Schapiro is an actor, director, writer, teacher, dramaturg, and manager/producer. Katya comes to DTE from Brooklyn Arts Exchange, where she has been serving as Interim Operations Manager. She has also worked at The Flea Theater.
Katya is a producing company member of Polybe + Seats theater company. Katya conceived and co-produces Polybe’s SpeakEasy series, at which she has performed and directed, and Play Group first reading evenings.
Katya’s first full length play, Better Angels, had a short run at the Bushwick Starr in October ‘07, and will be returning for a longer run in the Fall of ’08, directed by Shira Milikowsky. Katya is a graduate of Barnard College, and has trained with Vernice Miller of ALAT and at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA.