Pesha Rudnick

Pesha Rudnick

Director, The Agency (2022)

Pesha Rudnick is the founding artistic director of Local Theater Company in Boulder, CO, where she pursues the company’s mission to discover and develop new American plays. For Local Theater Company, Pesha directed twenty new works including the world premiere productions of “Paper Cut” (Colorado Theater Guild winner Best New Play) by Andrew Rosendorf; “Elijah: An Adventure by Michael Mitnick”; “Faith” by James McLindon; and “The Firestorm” by Meridith Friedman (Colorado Theater Guild nomination Best New Play).

Nationally, Pesha has developed and directed dozens of new works including the world premiere of O.P.C. by Eve Ensler at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University and 26 Miles by Quiara Hudes at Curious Theater Company. She has worked at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Creede Repertory Theater, Florida Stage, and The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, and many others. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree from New York University. Pesha is a Drama League Directing Fellow and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.