Barry Kraft

Barry Kraft

Dramaturg, The Tempest

In 26 seasons at OSF: Dramaturg: More than 45 Shakespeare productions as well as Equivocation, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, The Cure at Troy, The School for Scandal and Arcadia

Other theatres: Southern Oregon University, Marin Shakespeare Company, Orinda Shakespeare Festival. Acting: Acted in 85 full productions of all of Shakespeare’s 38 plays (more than 100 roles); numerous acting credits with many theatres, including 20 seasons at OSF. 

Teaching: American Conservatory Theater; Denver National Theater Conservatory; Augusta College; University of California, Irvine; University of California, Santa Cruz; Town School in San Francisco; toured for 10 seasons with the OSF School Visit Program. 

Guest lectureships: Southern Oregon University; University of California, Los Angeles; University of California, Santa Barbara; University of Alaska, Anchorage; Berkeley Repertory Theatre; Boise State University; Seattle Repertory Theatre. 

Publications: After-Dinner Shakespeare and Thy Father is a Gorbellied Codpiece

RecordingsOvid’s Metamorphoses and others for Blackstone Audio.