June Prager serves as Artistic Director of the Mirage Theatre Company based in New York City. She has directed Off-Broadway, Equity Showcase productions, and staged readings of many plays, in New York and regional theatres.
In Philadelphia, she founded Theatre International Exchange, dedicated to presenting plays by contemporary foreign playwrights, directing U.S. premieres of Panorama, Evacuation Train, The Komagata Maru Incident, and Boiler Room Suite. Some of these productions toured to university theatres including Temple University, Delaware University, Villanova University, and Philadelphia Community College.
Most recent directing credits include At Wit’s End at the Electric Theatre Company, and for Mirage Theatre Company in New York, Distant Survivors touring the Mid-Hudson Valley, Carlos at Turtle Shell Productions, and the East Coast premiere of Cedars, developed through a grant from Vassar College Native American Department, and presented in collaboration with La MaMa ETC.
June is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.
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In this poetic drama, we see the past through the eyes of a German-American who looks back on his ancestral heritage and tries to come to terms with it. He encounters voices and embodiments of World War II, like echoes from the past and tries to find answers where there are only shadows. Distant Survivors was conceived and adapted for the stage by director June Prager, based on Holocaust poetry by William Heyen.Read More