Gabriel Stelian-Shanks is the Artistic Director of The Drama League of New York, and a founder of the award-winning production company A Certain Something. He has directed over sixty theatre, film, and television projects across the United States and Europe, and is the author of eighteen plays, four screenplays, and two television series. An alumnus of the Orchard Project, nominee for Best Director at the Madrid International Film Festival, and recipient of the Theatre Project Honor for Outstanding Vision, he has been honored by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. Gabriel co-directed the Obie Award-winning VILLAGE FRAGMENTS for Peculiar Works Project. He is a proud member of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC).