TOM COSTELLO is a New York-based director from Ithaca, NY. He was a 2017 Drama League Directing Fellow at the Hangar Theatre where he directed The Messenger by Olivia Dufault and Aesop’s Fables by Christopher Parks. He is an Associate Artist at the Flea Theater where he directed the world premieres of Smoke by Kim Davies and The Wundelsteipen (and other difficult roles for young people) by Nick Jones. He spent three years working with Dramatic Adventure Theatre, bringing theater artists to underserved communities in Ecuador and Slovakia to teach acting and devise plays about the lives and stories they encountered there. At the Atlantic Acting School he is a faculty member and most recently directed Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play with the students. He has studied film at Prague’s FAMU school and holds a BFA in Drama from NYU/Tisch.