Bio

 

Photo by Alex Emil Rodriguez

Photo by Alex Emil Rodriguez

WAYNE MAUGANS is an actor, director, and teacher living in New York City. Wayne currently serves as Artistic Director of Voyage Theater Company where he has directed Intermission by Daniel Libman (Clurman Theater); a bi-lingual Russian/English production of My Poor Marat by Alexei Arbuzov (Canal Park Playhouse); and Obama 44 by Mario Fratti (La MaMa). Other directing credits include the New York premieres of Trailerville by John Dufresne, and Uncle by Dean Gray (both at Blue Heron Theatre); Homeland Insecurity (American Place Theater); Blue Notes (featuring saxophonist Harry Mann at NADA); auto-da-fe by Tennessee Williams (featuring Marylouise Burke at Main Street Theater, Nyack); The Trojan Women at Atlantic Theater Company Conservatory/New York University; and The Story at Brooklyn College. As an actor, Wayne has appeared on Broadway in August: Osage County and in many off-Broadway and regional theaters including 59E59Theaters, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre Company, Primary Stages, Joseph Papp Public Theater/NYSF, Yale Rep, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Atlantic Theater Company, Actor’s Theater of Louisville, Cleveland Play House, Two River Theater, La MaMa ETC. and the Living Theatre. He has appeared in the films Wake, Leaving Gussie, Dog’s Life, The Search for One Eye Jimmy, and Johnny Suede. TV credits include co-starring roles on The Blacklist (NBC), Nurse Jackie (Showtime), Too Big to Fail (HBO), One Life to Live (ABC), Law & Order (NBC), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC), Third Watch (NBC), The Big Easy (USA), Tribeca (FOX), and As The World Turns (CBS). Wayne attended the New England Conservatory of Music from 1982-84. He received his BFA in Acting from New York University in 1988, and his MFA in Directing from CUNY–Brooklyn College in 2010. He taught acting and directing with Joseph Chaikin from 1997–2002.

 

at Main Street Arts Center

at Main Street Arts Center