is a Founder and Producing Director of New York Stage and Film, which has presented 25 summer seasons of original plays at the Powerhouse Theatre at Vassar College. Mayer has directed over fifty new plays including world or US premieres by writers such as John Patrick Shanley
, Lee Blessing, Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, Richard Nelson, George F. Walker and Eric Overmyer. His productions have opened both Off-Broadway and in regional theatres including Arena Stage, Long Wharf and Steppenwolf in Chicago. He has also written three produced plays.
For television, Mayer has directed episodes of NBC's The West Wing, ABC's Alias and CBS's Family Law. Mayer directed his first feature film, BETTER LIVING, starring Roy Scheider, Olympia Dukakis and Edward Hermann, which opened theatrically in 2000. Last year, ADAM was chosen as a winner of the 12th Annual Writers' Network Fiction and Screenplay Competition. ADAM is his second feature film.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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