Rob Melrose

Rob Melrose

Director, Troilus and Cressida

Other theatres: Regional: Pelleas and Melisande, The Tempest, Lady Grey, The Bald Soprano, Victims of Duty, Bone to Pick & Diadem (world premiere), Endgame, Krapp's Last Tape, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, As You Like It, Hamletmachine, The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, Roberto Zucco, among others (The Cutting Ball Theater); Julius Caesar (Guthrie Theater - The Acting Company coproduction), Happy Days, Pen (The Guthrie Theater); An Accident (Magic Theatre, world premiere); Happy Days (PlayMakers Repertory Company); The Creature (Black Box Theater, world premiere); Hedda Gabler (Actors' Collective); Creditors (Alias Stage); The Train Play (Crowded Fire Theater); Chain Reactions (Café Theatre); All Spoken by a Shining Creature (Perishable Theatre, world premiere). Upcoming: Directing all five of Strindberg's Chamber Plays in Rep at The Cutting Ball Theater in new translations by Paul Walsh, fall of 2012.

Other credits: Artistic director and cofounder of The Cutting Ball Theater. Translator: No Exit, Woyzeck, Pelleas and Melisande, The Bald Soprano, Ubu Roi.

Publications: Book of translations of Woyzeck, Pelleas and Melisande, Ubu Roi (EXIT Press).

Awards: BATCC Award for direction (The Creature); recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program award for directors; The Public Theater's artist-in-residence at Stanford University.

Education: MFA, directing, Yale School of Drama; BA, English and theatre, Princeton University.