Rani O’Brien investigates the truth of the human condition through irreverent play. Recent: Rani recently directed Robert O’Hara’s Mankind as their thesis production to culminate her M.F.A. in directing at BU. Rani has worked for Kansas City Repertory Theatre, The Second City, The Lark, Pacific Symphony, McCarter Theatre Center, The Vagrancy, Howl! Happening: an Arturo Vega Project, amongst others. NYC Directing: Modern Chalk Circle, A Midsummer Night’s DreamMachine, Disconnected Touch, Lights Out!, R&J workshop, and new play readings and workshops. Regional: Twelfth Night, Associate Director, K.C. Rep; Skylight, SDC Observer, McCarter Theatre. Other BU Directing: Three Sisters, Hamlet, and Constellations. Second City, LA, and Chicago Directing: Candidate Confessions: A 2016 Cabaret, Break In, Scifiology, Oh, The Magical Musical Places You Will Go!, The Big Funk, Les Miserablés Jr, and others. Rani produces new works and ensemble developed plays. SDC Associate. The Second City Directing program graduate.