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Mitchell Polonsky ‘19 was the Stage Director of HCO’s 2018 production of Die Fledermaus. He hails from Cincinnati, Ohio and is concentrating in Theater, Dance, and Media and English. His favorite Harvard directing credits include Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret, Harold Pinter’s The Room, and his Freshman Musical, All’s Faire. During the summer of 2017, Mitchell assisted English National Opera Artistic Director Daniel Kramer on his production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko at the Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp and Ghent. In the fall of 2017, he toured in Paris, Hamburg, Porto, and Brussels as the Assistant Director of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, a production commissioned for visual artist Tania Bruguera by the Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Le Festival d’Automne, and the Biennial of Contemporary Arts. He has also worked as an artistic intern for the American Repertory Theater and the Wooster Group. Mitchell has also directed a double bill of Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck and Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo in the Fogg Art Museum, and a a new translation of Sophocles’ Antigone in the Harvard Football Stadium.