Yoni Weiss

Yoni Weiss (he/him) is a wearer of many hats (director, producer, music director, dramaturg, historian, performer, etc.) currently attending Pace University for Directing as part of their International Performance Ensemble. For Doghouse, he has co-produced and performed in Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, directed Elegies: A Song Cycle, co-directed and dramaturgically consulted for both incarnations of Mass Cycle: A Meditation on Cancer, and co-produced the 2016 Studio Cast Recording of Elegies: A Song Cycle. He also played Rabbi Laurence in Shakespeare Translate: Romeo & Juliet. Other credits include RENT (Mark Cohen), Controlling Interest (Director), Platonov (Isaac Vengerovitch), The King and I (Dramaturg & Assistant Musical Director), Spring Awakening (Conductor/Keyboard II, Ensemble, u/s Otto), Urinetown (Old Man Strong, Keyboard II), the world premiere of Chisa Hutchinson’s Somebody’s Daughter(Interrogator), and The Drowsy Chaperone (Man in Chair). He graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy having received the Upstart Crow Award and a Fine Arts Award for Excellence in Theatre. As an activist, Yoni has worked with Stand with Trans since 2015. He is most proud of hijacking his brother’s 1st birthday party to put on his own one-man production of Annie, for which he forced his parents to help him make posters and playbills at age 6. You can find him on InstagramTwitterFacebook, and at his website.

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