Normandy Sherwood has been teaching in the Expository Writing Program since 2012. She has taught in Tandon and Tisch, and is now serving as EWP's Assistant Director for Tisch. In addition to her teaching, Normandy is a playwright, costumer, director and performer. Her plays include Beast Visit, Madame Lynch, Tiny Hornets, Permanent Caterpillar, and The Golden Veil and they have been presented in NYC at The New Ohio Theatre, The Public Theater, The Kitchen, Dixon Place, The Brick and more. She and Craig Flanagin make no-wave music driven spectacles with their company, The Drunkard’s Wife and play together in the band God Is My Co-Pilot. She was a co-Artistic Director of the OBIE-award-winning National Theater of the United States of America (2000-2017, R.I.P.). She is a 2020-2023 HARP artist in residence at Here Arts Center, developing a show called Psychic Self Defense. She was a 2018 Fellow in the Target Margin Theater Institute and has been an artist in residence at MacDowell, Yaddo, Millay Arts, NACL and more. She has been awarded grants to support her creative work from NYSCA, ART-NY, the Mental Insight Foundation and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. As a costumer, she has designed for Rachel Chavkin, Tina Satter, Young Jean Lee, Faye Driscoll (BESSIE Award, 2009) and many more. She has created two books with Illustrator Jesse Hawley-- A New Guide to Rhetorical Gesture and Action (introduced by James Stanley) with 53rd State Press and ANIMALS VS. Furniture with Ugly Duckling Presse. She has an MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College, and BA from Gallatin here at NYU. Normandy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.