A.R.T.: Debut. Pesha Rudnick is the co-founder and Artistic Director of LOCAL Theater Company in Boulder, Colorado where she pursues the company's mission to discover and develop new American plays. She has directed over twenty new works and runs an annual new play festival involving artists from around the country. Directing credits from LOCAL include the world premiere of Elijah: An Adventure. Ms. Rudnick has recently collaborated with Eve Ensler as Associate Director of the world premiere of Ensler’s play Emotional Creature at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Pershing Square Signature Center. Additional credits include: 26 Miles, Curious Theatre Company; The Hairy Ape, Tartuffe, Hangar Theatre; The House on Mango Street, Kennedy Center; American Night, OSF (Assistant Director). Rudnick is a member of Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab in New York City, and a Drama League Directing Fellow.