Alyssa Kakis has directed at many NYC venues including the Hudson Guild Theatre, Don’t Tell Mama, The PIT, The TANK, Dixon Place, Sitting Shotgun and more. Alyssa received her degree in Directing from Pace University’s School of Performing Arts, where she trained under the Artistic Director of the Drama League. Recent directing credits include: the world premiere of Vincent by Matt DeMaria (Cultural Arts Playhouse), Happy Hour with Rum & Choke (The TANK), Spring Awakening (Bellmore Showplace), Dark Matter (Pace University’s Devised Theatre Festival) Heathers (Bellmore Showplace), Dark Matter (The PIT Loft), A Millennial Play (Dixon Place), and Warning! Contents May Be Hot! (Institute of the Arts Barcelona). Alyssa is also the director of a Devised theatre ensemble based in NYC, and has participated in student ambassadorships for the Signature Theatre and BAM.