Steve Seidel, Ed.D., holds the Bauman and Bryant Chair in Arts in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has been the Director of Project Zero since July 2000 and the Director of the Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education since July 2004. He continues his work as a Research Associate and Principal Investigator and as Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Steve has worked in the areas of the arts and education for over thirty-five years. He trained and worked professionally as an actor and, later, as a stage director. He has worked with theater companies in Baltimore, New York, and Boston and his directorial work has been seen Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway in New York, in Boston, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In addition to working in theaters, Steve has also worked on short and feature-length films as acting coach, writer, and script consultant.