Meet the Directors
Galit Sperling, Director of Education
Galit has been a Teaching Artist and Director at LVP since 2004, now serving as the Director of Education. Some directing credits include Really Rosie, Schoolhouse Rock, and Bernice Bobs Her Hair. In addition, she is an NYU/Tisch alumna, actor and singer. Currently, Galit is a resident company member of two theatre companies in NYC: Nylon Fusion Collective and Carnival Girls Productions. Galit has performed at numerous theatres in New York including the Abingdon Theatre and Metropolitan Playhouse. Most recently, Galit was seen in the NYCFringe premiere of No Fault at the Kraine Theatre.
Stephanie Kovacs, Artistic Director
Stephanie Kovacs is an actor, teaching artist, and director. Originally from Illinois, She has worn the above hats, as well as that of casting director in the New York area since 1996. Most recently, she appeared in The Apple in New York City and Metamorphoses at the Florida Studio Theatre. Stephanie has worked Off-Broadway in Tibet Does Not Exist with the Theatre for Human Rights, and has been seen regionally as Amanda in Private Lives, Smeraldina in A Servant of Two Masters and Elizabeth in Six Degrees of Separation. Other favorite roles include: Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Melissa in Love Letters, The Woman in Scotland Road and Holly in the new musical, Oh, Manhattan! Stephanie serves as a director at the Little Village Playhouse and as a director and master teacher at the Play Group Theatre, where combined, she has directed over 29 youth productions. At LVP some of those include: Into the Woods, Woody Guthrie's American Song, and A. . .My Name Will Always Be Alice. Stephanie trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory at Tisch/NYU, Yale, and The American Conservatory for Theatre.