Kira Simring is the Artistic Director of the cell, A Twenty First Century Salon and incubator for new theatrical works in NYC. A professional director for over 15 years, Kira has worked closely with writers to develop and realize their work. She has directed productions of new plays and music theatre throughout New York City and across the country. Kira’s world premieres have been widely recognized by numerous publications and media outlets including The New York Times and The BBC. She has been twice awarded Best Director by the New York 1st Irish Theatre Festival.