Gender: Female

Ms. Kadigan has served as the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity’s Producing Artistic Director for four seasons. Prior to founding Planet Connections, she worked as the Artistic Director of various other theater festivals.

She is a freelance stage director and is an alum of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, La Mama Directors Symposium and of The Labyrinth Theater Company’s Master Class. Ms. Kadigan is an associate member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and has been the recipient of the Meritorious Achievement Award in Direction from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Among her directing credits are: Over the River and Through The Woods (Neil LaBute World Premier with Celia Keenan Bolger and Estelle Parsons at the Signature Theater NYC), Two Minute Warning (Neil LaBute, World Premier) at Terry Schreiber’s Gloria Maddox Theater, Falling in Like, Pony of Love, Love at Twenty, Bad Girl (All at Gloria Maddox Theater/Nylon Fusion), Oil (by Marco Calvani, English Language premier), Always Family (The Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row, Small Pond Productions), The Picture of Dorian Gray (The Workshop Theater/MT Works, Robert Moss Theatre), Two Rooms (Active Theatre Company at The Workshop Theatre), North of Providence (Altered Stages),Serenading Louie (Stella Adler Black Box) Anomal (ATA-Off Broadway), Empress of Sex (45 Bleecker Sreet Theater), Alba (Gene Frankel Theater), Avalon (Looking Glass Theatre), The Tempest, Measure For Measure, The Snow Queen, Special Delivery, Foursome (HERE), Evening with Family (The Brick), Golem Stories (Chashama), The Maternal Instinct (Workshop Theatre), and Orange, Hat and Grace (The Green Theatre Collective).

She has also directed regionally in Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Minneapolis, New Jersey, Key West, and New Orleans. Regional Credits Include:The Glass Menagerie, Pippin, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Uncommon Women and Others, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in The Moon, Marigolds, Recovery and Ten Little Indians.

Abroad she has directed in London and in Edinburgh (Soccer Moms), Singapore (Others) as well as devised work in Spoleto Italy as part of La Mama, Umbria. Ms. Kadigan is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women which works to promote the visibility of women in the arts.