About Nela Wagman

Nela Wagman’s short films have screened in festivals nationally and internationally.

As Founding Artistic Director of the award-winning Watermark Theater in NYC, Nela's theater directing and producing credits include the Obie-winning play My Left Breast by Susan Miller. She has directed premiere productions by Lee Blessing, Christopher Shinn, Erin Cressida Wilson, Amy Fox, Ann Marie Healey, Lloyd Suh, among others.


Nela earned her MFA in filmmaking at the City College of New York, where she was awarded the Sara Booth Award for Excellence in Editing. She holds an acting certificate from Circle in the Square Theatre School, and a BA from Harvard College.

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