Mark Lonergan is the Founding Artistic Director of Parallel Exit, a three-time Drama Desk Award nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience. As a director in New York City, he has overseen numerous live productions for Parallel Exit, including SUNSET CIRCUS (Lincoln Center), THE ARTIST WILL BE WITH YOU IN A MOMENT (A.R.T./NY Theaters); EVERYBODY GETS CAKE, ROOM 17B, CUT TO THE CHASE, and THIS WAY THAT WAY (all at 59E59 Theaters); TIME STEP (The New Victory Theater); EXIT STAGE LEFT (Lincoln Center); I LOVE BOB and POWERHOUSE (Joyce SoHo); and VELOCITY (Guggenheim Museum). As a freelance director, he has directed productions for The Big Apple Circus, Opera North, Disney Cruise Lines, and Theatreworks/USA. Mark was also the Creative Director for the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour for five seasons. You can learn more about Mark and Parallel Exit by visiting www.parallelexit.com.