Pat Golden is a Director with an extensive background as a Casting Director and in Production for theater and film.
Directing credits include: 25 productions for Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway and Regional theaters, including ONAJE, by Robert Bowie, Jr. for FringeNYC 2018; THE BLASPHEMER, by Dan Curzon, at the Duke Theater/NYNW 2017 Finalist; CAREFULLY TAUGHT, by Cheryl Davis; THE SUN SHINES EAST at the Little Theatre; SPELUNK AND THE PUNKS by Erica Saleh and LADYBUG GONNA GETCHA! by Kara Lee Corthron with Toks Olagundoye for Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST); NO SPECIAL BED by Honor Malloy with Philip Seymour Hoffman; OUR FAVORITE COLOR IS GREEN by Patricia Ione Lloyd; 3 plays by Ed Bullins, including one for Amherst College; and 7 plays, ranging from new work to classical to musicals, for South Oakland Arts Council as the theater’s AD.
Numerous staged readings and workshops include: LES BLANCS by Lorraine Hansberry for The New School/On Her Shoulders; Abingdon Theatre; THE FABULOUS MISS MARIE, by Ed Bullins for Cherry Lane; Ensemble Studio Theatre/Southampton; Lincoln Center Directors Lab; NYU; Hispanic-Playwrights-Lab-Residence (HPLR) at INTAR.
Film casting credits include: PLATOON, BLUE VELVET, THE KILLING FELDS, THE HANDMAID’S TALE, NEW JACK CITY, DOWNTOWN EXPRESS, GIMME SHELTER.
Production credits include: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts/Mostly Mozart Festival; AFTERLIFE with Tamara Tunie; PBS; Merchant Ivory; Lee Daniels Entertainment; and David Grubin Productions.
Membership & awards: New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Script Reader for 3 years; WGA/Made in NY Writers Room 2016–Semi-Finalist; Stage Directors & Choreographers (SDC) Directing Observership at McCarter Theatre under Emily Mann, AD; Stage Directors & Choreographers (SDC); Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST); Lincoln Center Directors Lab.
Education: Harvard Edx – Contract Law – Ongoing; Cinema Workshops International, Rockport, Maine – Film Photography; Carnegie Mellon University – Directing; University of Pittsburgh – Anthropology / Directing.