Directing Diaries: Mia Self Interviews WTF’s “Freakshow” Co-Directors Rachel Potter Nunn and Rowen Haigh

Mia Self is the assistant director of acting and directing at University Theatre. She also coordinates the academic program and is the liaison for patron accessibility services. Mia has an MFA from the University of Mississippi and a B.A. from Catawba College with an emphasis in directing and performance. Her interests are focused on the educational benefits of theatre and drama across all disciplines, particularly as expressed through playwriting, devised theatre and collaborative performance. Ms. Self also serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina Theatre Association (NCTC) and works with K-12 and college programming for the organization.

Mia is launching a new series with RDU on Stage, Directing Diaries, a deep-dive into the directing process. In this first interview, Mia interviews Rowen Haigh and Rachel Potter Nunn to talk about “breaking the virtual proscenium” and co-directing the Women’s Theatre Festival production of Freakshow.

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