Stasi Schaeffer

Stasi Schaeffer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stasi received her undergraduate degree in Theatre from Boston University. She has worked as an actor and director and was a founding member of The 303 Collective where she staged The Rocky Horror Show, Reefer Madness and Topdog/Underdog. Other directing credits including Cabaret, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the world premiere of Odysseus Swims for it and the operas, Suor Angelica and The Medium.

In 2009 she relocated to Glasgow and received a post-grad degree in Classical and Contemporary Text Directing from RSAMD. Recent projects have included God of Soho by Chris Hannan (Tron, Traverse, Hampstead), Dead Man's Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl (UK Premiere-The Arches), The Fragmented Life of Dorothy Lawrence (RCS, Cockpit, Traverse), Serov's People by Peter Arnott (A Play, A Pie and a Pint) and a sensory version of A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Arches). Stasi has also directed Loyalty/Operation Phantom Fury (A Play, A Pie and A Pint-Scotsman Top 7 Productions of 2012), Home Free (Finborough Theatre), Butterfly Kiss (A Play, A Pie and A Pint and Scottish Tour Spring 2014) and It's Only Words (A Play, A Pie and A Pint) and Whingeing Women (King's Theatre, Glasgow).

Stasi also directs opera. She was an Assistant Director on Tosca and Don Giovanni for Scottish Opera and Staff Director on a 33 venue tour of La Traviata and Dialogue of the Carmelites for the Royal Opera House. Her directing credits include: Toi Toi Toi – Edinburgh Fringe Festival and London Tete a Tete Festival, One Day This Will Be Long Ago – Arches Live and Jan Tait and the Bear for Ensemble Thing at the CCA

www.stasischaeffer.com