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Stephen Kaliski is a director, playwright, and educator. Upcoming projects: Gluten (59E59 Theaters), Undercover: The Mary Shanley Story (Under St. Marks). Directing credits include Pterodactyls (Teatro Circulo), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and In the Next Room or the vibrator play (Yale Dramatic Association), Vinegar Tom (Manhattanville College), The Minervae (On the Square; Backstage “Critic’s Pick”), This (Proprietors Theatre Company) Cardenio, The Violet Hour and The Dumb Waiter (Brooklyn College), West Lethargy (59E59 Theaters, Edinburgh Fringe, New York Fringe), and His Minute Hand (Hollywood Fringe, 45 Bleecker). Playwriting credits include West Lethargy, which was published in Plays and Playwrights 2011 (ed. Martin Denton), His Minute Hand, Any May Now, and Memoriam, a sequel to Euripides’ Alcestis. He has worked with such directors as Austin Pendleton (Three Sisters, Assistant Director) and Michael Grandage (Evita on Broadway, SDC Traube Fellow) as well as with The Royal Shakespeare Company, Classic Stage Company, and LAByrinth Theater Company. Stephen received his M.F.A. in directing from Brooklyn College and has taught acting, directing, public speaking, and master classes on leadership and joy at Fordham, Brooklyn College, NYU, LIU Post, Yale, The Professional Performing Arts School, Talent Unlimited High School, and BMCC. 

Adjusted Realists began with their acclaimed revival of Nicky Silver's Pterodactyls ( in 2014. Their upcoming project is the world premiere of Stephen Kaliski's Gluten at 59E59 Theaters in November 2015. Adjusted Realist members include Eric Vigdorov, Roger Manix, Jeremiah Maestas, and Stephen Kaliski.