Resume

A M E E N A H    K A P L A N
D i r e c t o r / C h o r e o g r a p h e r

FILM
The Algerian (feature) 2nd Unit Director Zelko Films
Man With a Movie Camera (short) Writer/Director Bad Barbie Media
The American Failure (short) Director Cedar Films
THEATER AS A DIRECTOR
The Royale Director ACT Theatre, Seattle (2016)
Molodi: Up Close And Personal Director Molodi, Inc. (2015)
Raditatical: A Journey in Rhythm Creator/Director RAJIRI, Inc. (2014)
Black Sheep Director Young Playwright’s Festival (2014)
Other People’s Organs Director Young Playwright’s Festival (2012)
Bash’d Director Celebration Theater (2011)
2008 LA Weekly Theater Awards Co-Director LA Weekly Productions (2008)
Everyman for Himself Writer/Director/Choreo Silverback Productions (2006)
Fear: A Fairy Tale (workshop) Writer/Director/Choreo Center Theater Group (2008)
TV/THEATER AS A CHOREOGRAPHER
Dancing With the Stars, ABC Television 2013
The Royale, Kirk Douglas Theater 2013
The Brothers Size, Fountain Theatre 2014
The Ballad of Emmett Till, Fountain Theatre 2011
In the Red and Brown Water, Fountain Theatre 2012
The Women of Brewster Place,  Celebration Theater 2011
Altar Boyz, Theater 2010
Title of Show, Celebration Theater 2010
The Daddy Machine, Celebration Theater 2009
A Wither’s Tale, Troubadour Theater Company 2011
A Christmas Carol King Aerial, Troubadour Theater Company 2007
Santa Claus Is Coming to Motown, Troubadour Theater Company 2008
Alice in One Hit Wonderland II, Troubadour Theater Company 2009
The Comedy of Aerosmith, Troubadour Theater Company 2008
CHiPs – The Musical, Troubadour Theater Company 2010
Oedipus the King, Mama!, Troubadour Theater Company 2010
Frosty the Snowmanilow, Troubadour Theater Company 2011
Jackson Frost Aerial, Troubadour Theater Company 2009
It’s a Stevie Wonderful Life, Troubadour Theater Company 2008
Hamlet, the Artist Formerly Known as…, Troubadour Theater Company 2007
The Comedy of Aerosmith, Troubadour Theater Company 2007
Elmina’s Kitchen, Lower Depth Ensemble 2012
Wedding Band, Lower Depth Ensemble 2014
Princess Bean’s Messy World, Princess Bean Productions 2006
AWARDS
2015 NAACP Award. Best Choreography. The Brother’s Size
2014 Ovation Award and NAACP Award. Best Choreography. The Royale
2012 LA Weekly Queen of Angels Award
2010 NAACP Theater Award. Best Choreography. The Women of Brewster Place
2009 LA Weekly Award. Best Choreography. Altar Boyz
2007 Richard E. Sherwood Award presented by Center Theater Group.
2006 LA Weekly Award. Best Fight Choreography. NAACP Theater Award. Best Choreography. Everyman for Himself.

TRAINING
 Academy of Art University. Motion Picture and Television. BFA Film 2013.
New York University, Tisch School of the
Arts. Acting.
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