Nicholas Orvis is a dramaturg, director, stage manager, and all-around theatrical practitioner based in New York City. His directing credits include Sick and Tired (Luna Stages' New Moon Festival and the Strawberry Festival);The Waiting Room (The Gallery Players' Black Box Festival); Peach, or Pig Land (Tandem Theatre Collective/PortFringe Festival); The Cardioluthier (Kirkland Art Center); The Tempest (Wesleyan University Theater Dept.); and Under Milk Wood and Twelve Angry Men (Wesleyan University Second Stage). He has also directed readings and scene nights, and worked as assistant director or dramaturg, at Portland Stage Company and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and is the Literary Assistant at Premiere Stages at Kean University. Nick is a co-founder and Artist-at-Large of the Tandem Theatre Collective, a geographically separated but aesthetically linked network of young artists dedicated to innovative methods of creating theatre and devising new works.