David Fishelson

David Fishelson is the founder and artistic director of Manhattan Ensemble Theater. Before founding MET, Fishelson was Jean Cocteau Repertory’s managing director from 1989-1992, its associate artistic director from 1992-1994 and a resident director there from 1994-1997, during which time he wrote and directed two dramatizations of Dostoyevsky’s novels The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. Both were published by Dramatists Play Service in 1995, and broadcast as radio plays on “National Public Radio Playhouse.” For the screen he wrote and directed the award-winning independent feature “City News,” which was broadcast on PBS' “American Playhouse.”