Ianthe Demos is a founding member and the Artistic Director of One Year Lease Theater Company. With OYL, Ms. Demos has directed Mark Ravenhill’s pool (no water), Clay Mcleod Chapman’s Teaser Cow, Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano, Ariel Dorfman’s Resistance Trilogy which includes Death and the Maiden, Widows, and Reader; Brendan Cowell’s Bed; Caridad Svich’s Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell that Was Once her Heart (a rave fable); PHAEDRA x 3 which included Jean Racine’s Phèdre, Matthew Maguire’s Phaedra and Sarah Kane’s Phaedra’s Love; Jean Anouilh’s Antigone; Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal; John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger; August Strindberg’s Miss Julie; and Oresteia, translated and adapted from Aeschylus by Iason Demos and Yannis Papatheodorou. Ianthe was a resident director at Vassar College in 2012/2013, directing productions of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata and Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice. In the fall of 2013 she will be directing Antigonick by Sophocles, translated by Anne Carson, at the Loeb Center in Boston. Ianthe divides her time between Greece and New York City.