Robert Wierzel

Robert Wierzel

In one season at OSF: A Streetcar Named Desire. 

Other theatres: Broadway: Fela!; David Copperfield’s Dreams and Nightmares. Off-Broadway: Othello (New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater); Two Trains Running, Hot ’N Throbbing (Signature Theatre Company); Jack’s Holiday, Moe’s Lucky Seven (Playwrights Horizons); Romeo and Juliet, Love’s Fire (The Acting Company). Regional: Alliance Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Centerstage (Baltimore), Arena Stage, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Westport Country Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Geva Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Old Globe Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, Yale Repertory Theatre, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Alley Theatre, among many others. Opera: Companies in New York, Paris, Cooperstown, Seattle, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Bergen, Kristiansand and many others. Dance: 27 years collaborating with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. 

Awards: Tony Award nomination (Fela!); American Theatre Wing Lighting Design Award for collaborations with composer Philip Glass. 

Future: The Tempest, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky. A.B.T.

Other credits: Teaching: Faculty member of New York University Tisch School of the Arts.