J.Mehr Kaur (Director, Author) is a senior at Smith College pursuing a B.A. in Theatre with an emphasis in directing. Recent projects include “Water by the Spoonful” by Quiara Alegria Hudes in Northampton’s 460-seat Theatre 14, and “SEVEN: A documentary play” presented as part of Hillary Clinton’s 2014 Women in Public Service Institute. She has attended the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center where she directed a thirty-eight member ensemble in a devised, multi-media musical inspired by the #blacklivesmatter movement. Her interests as a director range from productions of revisited classics, the development of new work, and opera.