Sash Bischoff is a freelance director based in New York who specializes in the development of new plays, musicals, and plays with music. Sash creates theater that is heightened and theatrical, while also rooted in specificity and emotional truth. Sash strives to create work that engages and calls upon an audience's imagination. Her work typically has an actor-driven, minimalist aesthetic, stripped down to what is essential in the telling of the story.
Credits include James Presson’s LONG DIVISION (Portland Center Stage); Stephanie Del Rosso’s FLEE (NY Stage & Film, Colt Coeur); Susan Soon-He Stanton’s HOTEL (The Civilians); Nick Gandiello’s CANDYLAND, Sofia Alvarez’ LIFE, and Erica Saleh’s TABOO (as an evening at Ars Nova); Michael Mitnick’s BABS THE DODO (Williamstown); Nick Gandiello’s SWEPT (Williamstown); Meghan Kennedy’s NAPOLI, BROOKLYN (Williamstown); Michael Mitnick’s SEVEN CATEGORIES (Williamstown); Mat Smart’s COLD (Williamstown); Bekah Brunstetter’s MINE (Chautauqua); Nick Gandiello’s HOW THE MOON WOULD TALK (Keen Company); Amina Henry’s THE WHITE PARTY (Clubbed Thumb, National Black Theatre); James Presson’s MARY IN THE CLUB (Judson); Amina Henry’s THE JOHNSONS (Judson); Claire Keichel’s NORWAY (The ______ Space); Sarah DeLappe’s TRUMP (The Flea); and Amy Witting’s ELEVEN SHADES OF BLUE (Pipeline).
She has served as an associate to John Doyle, Richard Nelson, John Rando, Jack O’Brien, Jo Bonney, Christopher Ashley, Anne Kauffman, Davis McCallum, Rob Ashford, and others. Alum of The Civilians R&D Group, The Lincoln Center Directors Lab, and the 2011 SDC Traube Fellow. Princeton University.