Co-Founder and Director
Brooke O'Harra
is one of the co-founder of The Theatre of a Two-headed Calf. Brooke is a New York City based director. In addition to directing all Two-headed Calf productions, Brooke works as a free-lance director with an interest in new and experimental texts. Recent Two-headed Calf productions include Chikamatsu's DRUM OF THE WAVES OF HORIKAWA (a Japanese Drama from 1705 scored for live Punk Rock -- presented in 5 Episodes - NYC premier at HERE Arts Center Oct 2007), Raphael Spreglberg's PANIC (P.S. 122, Nov 2006) G.B. Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA (La Mama E.T.C. Annex, Jan 2006), Lisa D'Amour's THE CATARACT (Perishable Theatre 2005), Fielding's THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOM THUMB THE GREAT(La Mama E.T.C., 2004), and Witkiewiczs's THE MOTHER and TUMOR BRAINIOWIZC (La Mama E.T.C., 2003 and 2002). Currently Brooke and Two-headed Calf are developing a MACBETH for Soho Rep. Brooke directed for Ruth Margraff and is developing MARIA/STUART with playwright Jason Grote at the Soho Rep writers and directors lab. She is the recipient of the NEA/TCG Develping Directors Grant, a Harp Artist in Residence, and a Drama League Directing fellow. She teaches acting at NYU TSOA's Experimental Theatre Wing. Brooke has studied and made theatre in Japan, Czech Republic, Poland, Indonesia, and Ghana.