Douglas Hall comes to USF after ten years on the faculty at CAP 21 in New York City. He has directed at theatres across the country including The Williamstown Theater Festival, Mountain Playhouse, Seven Angels Theater and Merry Go Round Playhouse. He directed the New York premiere of THE RELIGION THING, other past credits include directing Austin Pendleton in the one-man play KEATS, both off-Broadway and in Los Angeles and the World Premiere of DUSE'S FEVER on Theatre Row. His production of ALTAR BOYZ opened the Auburn Public Theater as part of the Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival, where he also directed GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. Douglas has directed multiple casts of FOREVER PLAID, and has received accolades for his productions of THE DYING GAUL, OF MICE AND MEN, and THE LONESOME WEST among others. Douglas directed the short film, “Second Glance,” starring Valerie Wright and Robert Clohessy, which has been seen at film festivals across the country. He directs the annual New York Industry Showcase for DRAMA UK, a consortium of the top drama schools in Great Britain. In addition to CAP 21, has taught at Pace University, The Growing Studio and Broadway Classroom. He holds BA in English from University of California at Berkeley and an MFA in directing from Rutgers University.