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Evangeline Morphos


Evangeline Morphos is a producer and educator who has worked in theatre, film, and television; and for twenty-five years was a Professor in the Theater and Film Divisions of Columbia University, where she established the University’s first courses in television and in new media. She has produced over twenty-five off-Broadway productions, including new work by Sam Shepard, David Mamet, David Rabe, and Frank Pugliese, and the long-running comedies, Blown Sideways Through Life, The Food Chain and After-Play; and has headed up several not-for-profit companies that developed new plays and new writers, including The Civita Film Festival, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Cherry Lane Alternative Project, and the Blue Heron Festival. She was a consulting producer of The Bedford Diaries, a television series Executive produced by Tom Fontana, and is currently developing two projects for television. She was development executive with Scott Rudin Productions. Most recently she was a producer on The Drowning, directed by Bette Gordon.

Evangeline is a pioneer in narrative web content, and has consulted on several new media projects. With her partner, Marc Ostrick, she founded eguiders.com, a website making daily recommendations of the best on-line videos. on YouTube. Evangeline has consulted on numerous new media projects for Democratic political campaigns, and has been active in arts advocacy. She writes frequently on the arts and politics for The Wall Street Journal, Politico, Reuters and NBC.com. Evangeline has taught at Columbia University, was Chair of the Undergraduate Drama Department at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, and was Special Adviser to the Provost at The New School. She has taught at Harvard University, Oxford University and Cambridge University. She graduated from Wellesley College, and has a Ph.D. from Harvard University.