Marjorie Sokoloff runs the theatre department and the STAGES program at Camden County College. Margie is the co-founder of Philadelphia Children’s Theatre. She has directed professionally across the country including work for Florida Repertory Theatre, Hartford Children’s Theatre, TADA!, the international tour of The Magic School Bus Live and numerous college and universities including Stockton and Cumberland County College. Recent directing credits include The Diviners, Les Liaison Dangereuses, Barnum and Children of a Lesser God (Cumberland County College) Angels in America, Parts One and Two for The Collaborative Acts Studio as well as the last 17 productions for STAGES. Favorites include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Oklahoma, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Miracle Worker and Ragtime. Her own adaptation of Summer of My German Soldier was nominated for a Moss Hart Award for Best Children’s Production of 1999. Ms. Sokoloff was awarded both the 2002 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship Award and the 2003 NJ Council on the Arts Fellowship Award for Excellence in Playwriting. Her work has been produced professionally on an international scale including Florida Repertory Theatre (FL), Hanger Theatre (NY), Peterborough Players (NH) and Gems World Academy (United Arab Emirates, Dubai!) Marjorie is the winner of the 2010 Perry Award for Best Direction of a Musical – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and the 2011 Perry Award for Best Direction of a Play- As You Like It.
Name: Margie Sokoloff
Lives in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation: Playwright and Theatre Director