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Suzanne Delle


MFA, Directing, Catholic University

MA, Arts Administration, Goucher College

Summer Training Congress, Acting, A.C.T. 2006

BA, Theatre , Connecticut College

Moment Work Institute Teacher Training Institute Certified, 2018

Attended Directors Lab West, 2005

Trained with SITI Company, Elevator Repair Service, Tim Miller, Rinde Eckert, Tectonic Theatre Company, Ghost Road Theatre Company


Taught at:

York College of Pennsylvania, 2015-present

Colby-Sawyer College, 2013-2015

Salve Regina University, 2010-2013

Northeastern University, 2008-2009

UMass Lowell, 2007-2009

Bridgewater State University, 2006-2007

Upcoming Professional Activity:

  • Performance Review Editor, Texas Theatre Journal

  • Chair, SDC Directing Program, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region 2

  • Member-at-Large, Finance, Association for Theatre in Higher Ed

  • "Cloud Nine", Chirico, Miriam and Kelly Younger, editors. How to Teach a Play: Essential Exercises for Popular Plays. Bloomsbury Press, 2020

  • Director, "Leading Ladies" by Ken Ludwig, Keystone Theatrics, Allenberry Playhouse, February 2020.

  • Presenter, Arts and Society Conference Galway, Ireland, June 2020,  "Giving Voice to a New Generation of American Theatre Director."

Recent Professional Activity:​​

  • Colloquy Participant, Blackfriars Conference, October 2019, American Shakespeare Theatre, "Accessing Shakespeare Beyond Text: Concept, Vision, Age, Gender, Race & Identities." 

  • Training: Viewpoints for Directors, SITI Company NYC, April 2019

  • Presented, "It's Happening Everywhere: How Modern Technology Gave the Federal Theatre Project Mobility to Take Social Justice Plays on the Road", Humanities & Technology Conference, November 2018, Newport, RI

  • Presented, "How the Federal Theatre Project Gave Birth to the Regional Theatre Movement", New England American Studies Association, Lowell, MA, June 2018

  • Training: Moment Work, Tectonic Theatre Co, June 2018, NYC, Certified Teacher Training Program.

  • Panel Leader: "Playwriting IRL: The Ethics of Writing about Real People", ATHE, Boston, August 2018

  • Presented at the Humanities & Technology Conference, November 2016, Rhode Island,  "In the Mind of a Playwright: Worlds with and without Technology" 

  • Shakespeare on the Rocks: Twelfth Night,  role of Viola, Weary Arts Group, MarketView Arts, York, PA, November 12 & 19, 2016

  • KCACTF Region 2 at Mont Clair University, NJ: Directing Institute and New Play Program mentor, presented workshop: "Playwriting Through Collaboration" and students presented Devised Theatre collaboration, Jan 3-7, 2017

  • Attended Elevator Repair Service Workshop: Making Theatre Without a Script, June 2017

  • Presented at the Arts in Society Conference, Paris, France, June 2017, "Educating Community through Theatrical Production: Bringing the Black Lives Matter Movement to a Conservative American College Town"

  • Round Table Panel Participant at ATHE, Las Vegas, August 2017, "Every 28 Hours Plays: Embodying #BlackLivesMatter on the College Campus"


Founder: Artists Collective Theatre, 2013-2015

Yellow Taxi Productions, 2002-2009


Arts Administration:

Dorset Theatre Festival, Summer 2015 Box Office Mgr/Marketing

Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH, 2014-2015, Grant & PR Writer

Texas Shakespeare Festival, Summer 2014, Audience Svs Mgr

Co-Chair, Fringe Festival, KCACTF Region 2, January 2018 & 2019 



"Every 28 Hours at York College of PA: Discovering How the Past Influences the Present",Theatre Topics, Notes from the Field contribution, vol 28, issue 2, July 2018

"Cracking Shakespeare" book review, peer-reviewed, METHODS Journal, published June 2018

Palace Theater: 100 Years of Performing Arts, December 2015

“The Power of Imagination: the Fan Creation of Muggle Quidditch.” Harry Potter & The Fandom, Lisa S Brenner, editor (MacFarland, June 2015). 

"Theatre and Mental Illness” with Loretta Brady, Ph.D., encyclopedia entry for Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness An A to Z Guide, Andrew Scull, editor, (SAGE Reference, 2014).

“Using Service-Learning to Strengthen the Magic If”, Texas Theatre Journal, vol.10, January 2014

Book Review: Understanding David Mamet & Albee in Performance, New England Theatre Journal, Vol. 24, Fall 2013

Book Review: Stanislavsky in America & The Lee Strasberg Notes, New England Theatre Journal, Vol. 23, Fall 2012

Book Review: Plays and Controversies: Abbey Theatre Diaries 2000-2005 New England Theatre Journal, Fall 2011

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Production Notebook, Smith & Kraus Publishing, 2010

The Effect of Strategic Testing on Arts Education, Lambert Academic Publishing, Winter 2010 (http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Fitting-the-Arts-Into-Education-by-Suzanne-Delle-Paperback-Book-English-Fr-/361423624008) 


Recent Directing:

"Eurydice", by Sarah Ruhl, York College of PA, November 2019

"Lizzie Borden, Lizzie Borden" by Kevin Broccoli, York Fringe Fest, August 2019

"Shakespeare in Hollywood" by Ken Ludwig York College, Feb 2019

"Marie Antoinette" by David Adjmi, York College of PA, October 2018

"The Shooter" by Kimberly Kalaja, ATHE New Play Development Showcase, Boston, August 2018

"Songs for a New World", PRIMA Theatre Co, May 2018

"The Woman in Black", York College of PA, April 2018

"10 out of 12", York College of PA, February 2018

"Alice in Wonderland", York College of PA, December 2017

"A Midsummer Night's Dream", York College of PA, October 2017

"Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play", York College of PA, March 2017

"Under Construction" by Charles Le Mee, York College of Pennsylvania, December 2016

"Tape" by Stephen Belber, York College of Pennsylvania, March 2016

"A Christmas Carol" adapted and directed, York College of Pennsylvania, December 2015

"Hotel Cassiopeia" by Charles L. Mee, Colby-Sawyer College, April 2015

"Hidden in This Picture" by Aaron Sorkin, Artists Collective Theatre, March 2015

"The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde, Colby-Sawyer College, November 2014

"Gruesome Playground Injuries" by Rajiv Joseph, Artists Collective Theatre, August 2014

"Orlando" by Sarah Ruhl, Colby-Sawyer College, March 2014

"Shakespeare in Hollywood" by Ken Ludwig, Colby-Sawyer College, November 2013

"Venus in Fur" by David Ives, Artists Collective Theatre, Oct 2013

"All New People" by Zach Braff, Artists Collective Theatre, July 2013

"Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, Salve Regina University, April 2013

"Proof" by David Auburn, Salve Regina University, February 2013

"Some Girls" by Neil LaBute, Salve Regina University, October 2012




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