ZOYA KACHADURIAN is a multi-faceted director, production coordinator, stage manager, show caller and scriptwriter for live theater, television, and corporate events.
Zoya is proud to have been the Production Stage Manager for V-Day 2001, which took place in Madison Square Garden with 75 stars performing THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Her theatrical stage management credits for Broadway include: THE LION KING, ALL MY SONS, AN INSPECTOR CALLS, 42nd STREET, ANNIE, and CATS, among many. She has cast and directed replacements and understudies for Tony award-winning musicals and dramatic shows.
In 2004, her theatrical career expanded into directing, with STONES IN HIS POCKETS. Her directing credits include critically-acclaimed productions of STONES IN HIS POCKETS, At the Majestic Theater in Massachusetts, she directed THE MIRACLE WORKER, THE 39 STEPS, and the world premiere of THE RIDE (dramatic musical). For NJ Rep she directed the accalimed world premiere of APPLE SEASON. In New York, Zoya has directed for the Estrogenius Festival, and the solo show GEORGIA AND ME (Best Solo Show), which continues to be performed nationally.
In the Virtual and real world, Zoya thrives on multi-venue, high-profile events featuring cultural icons, royalty, and world and corporate leaders. She is a Cue and Camera Caller, Room Producer, Writer, Director, and Coordinator for Pharma to Non-Profits A sample of these unique events includes: Paul Simon’s first Central Park Concert, the 75th Anniversary for Planned Parenthood, and the Equitable AXA World Ride. She also coordinated the first international week long conference for PEN which took place in three venues simultaneously in New York City. Zoya has also written scripts annually for American Law Magazine’s Gala, and “The Best of Broadway” corporate show for Group Sales Box Office.
Her television production work ranges from SESAME STREET to ONE LIFE TO LIVE, to commercials for Time Warner, and Nickelodeon. She served as a talent coach for the ABC-TV pilot GIRLFRIENDS (which later became THE VIEW).
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Ms. Kachadurian received her BFA in theatrical directing from Syracuse University. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors’ Lab, the EST Director Lab and LaMama Umbria’s Directors Symposium. She is a member of the SDC, DGA, and AEA.