Adrien-Alice Hansel is the Director of New Play Development at Actors Theatre, where she heads the Literary Department. She has served as production dramaturg on roughly 45 plays at Actors, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, A Raisin in the Sun, Spunk, 9 Parts of Desire, The Crucible and Underneath the Lintel and the Humana Festival premieres of plays by Craig Wright, Naomi Wallace, Gina Gionfriddo, The Civilians, Charles Mee, Jordan Harrison, Adam Bock, Anne Bogart and SITI Company. She holds an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama, where she served as the Associate Literary Manager of Yale Repertory Theatre, was an Assistant Editor of Theater magazine and dramaturged both classic and new plays. Ms. Hansel is the co-editor of six anthologies of plays from Actors Theatre and serves on the board of the Kentucky Foundation of Women, which promotes social justice by funding feminist art.