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Stephanie Klapper (Stephanie Klapper Casting) is a New York-based Casting Director whose work is frequently seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally, internationally, on television, and on film. Projects she has cast have won numerous awards, including the Tonys, OBIES, Artios, Drama Desk, Pulitzer Prize, Sundance Audience Award, Cannes Prize Du Publique, and Comic Con awards. Frequent and long time collaborators include Primary Stages, Mint Theater Company, New York Classical Theatre, american vicarious, The Peccadillo, Masterworks, Resonance Ensemble, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati Playhouse, Capital Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Adirondack Theatre Festival, Ford’s Theatre, Kansas City Rep, The New Theatre, as well as many more both in New York and regional theatres around the country.

Recent projects include: Chekhov/Tolstoy Love Stories; Sideways the Experience; Grace; A Sign of the Times; The 24-Hour Plays on Broadway Gala Celebrating Kathy Bates; Paradise Lost; Miss America’s Ugly Daughter; Once on this Island; The Hope Hypothesis; The Importance of Being Earnest; Hamlet; Daniel’s Husband; Actually We’re F**ked; A Letter to Harvey Milk; Pride and Prejudice (Kate Hamill); Candide and Westside Story (Philadelphia Orchestra). Select Recent Broadway include: Bronx Bombers; A Christmas Story, the Musical; Dividing the Estate; It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues.

Select Film/TV credits:  Netuser (short film with Denis O’Hare);Epiphany V (short film); Theresa Rebeck’s Poor Behavior; Stag; Alice Jacobs is Dead (Adrienne Barbeau); The Feast of the Goat (Isabella Rossellini); Uncertain Terms; Altamont Now!; Sidewalk StoriesRoberta; Eve Ensler’s One Billion Rising, the video; webisode: Battery Park, Parking Lot Chronicles, Highlights of a Mom’s Life. Television: “Lazytown.”

Ms. Klapper is a graduate of SUNY College at Purchase and a frequent guest teacher at many colleges and universities including: University of Southern California, New York University, Drew, UNCSA, Kenyon College, University of Michigan, UMKC, Florida State (Asolo), Skidmore College, Penn State, SUNY Purchase, SUNY New Paltz, Indiana University, UNC Chapel Hill, New York Conservatory of the Dramatic Arts, and the Tepper Semester through Syracuse University.

In addition to casting and teaching, Ms. Klapper is a member of the New York Board of the Casting Society of America. She is a champion for diversity and inclusion in the industry on both sides of the table. She is an advocate for equal representation in the work that is being produced and she loves working with emerging artists to help them develop their careers.

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