is a theatre director, playwright, author, and professor emerita at Wheelock College, where she teaches for the Center for International Programs and Partnerships. She is a founder of the Wheelock Family Theatre, and takes pride in its reputation for ground-breaking work in nontraditional casting, arts access, and theatre education. Ms. Kosoff’s plays have been performed on stages around the country. Her most recent publication is the two-volume set, The Young Actor’s Book of Improvisation: Dramatic Situations from Shakespeare to Spielberg, co-written with Sandra Caruso. She serves on the boards of StageSource, Cape Cod Theatre Company, and Wheelock Family Theatre.