Jamibeth Margolis

Jamibeth Margolis is an accomplished stage director based in NYC. She has close to twenty years of professional experience working in theater and opera. During that time, she has worked consistently at some of the most prestigious theaters and opera companies around the US. Recent theatrical directing credits include Broadway A Jewish American Legacy (Gala at The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene), The Whole Megillah (54 Below) and The Count Of Monte Cristo at the Bleeker Street Theatre.  Other theater: Do I Hear a Waltz? and Jekyll and Hyde at the Arvada Center Theater in Denver. Jamibeth served as assistant director to Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks on the recent Broadway revival of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial and also on Jules Feiffer's A Bad Friend at Lincoln Center Theatre. She has also helmed developmental productions of the following new musical works: Owl Creek, Far From the Madding Crowd, Plane Crazy, Great Googley Moo, and Warsaw.

Opera directing credits include Tosca and Pirates of Penzance for Boheme Opera NJ.  She has directed a number of new chamber operas by Martin Halpern in NYC inlcuding The Lock Of Hair and The Inseperables and most recently What The Babe Said.   She was the recipient of the competitive SDCF Directing Observership on Mark Lamos' production of Tosca at New York City Opera and served as Assistant Stage Director for La Traviata at Opera NJ. Prior to that she assisted with the casting for The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan Opera starring Placido Domingo.

Casting credits include the Broadway and National Touring Companies of such hits as Les Miserables, The Phantom Of The Opera, Miss Saigon, Cats, and Jane Eyre as well as two dozen other shows on Broadway. Her casting office is dedicated to the development of new plays and musicals. Current Casting Projects: The National Yiddish Theatre, This One’s For The Girls (Off Broadway),  Sistas: The Musical (Off Broadway), Jane Eyre (CMT).

Jamibeth is a proud member of The Stage Directors And Choreographers Society, Actors' Equity Association, ATPAM, and the Casting Society of America.  She holds a B.A. from Ithaca College in Drama and Directing.