A. J. Antoon A. J. Antoon (December 7, 1944 – January 22, 1992) was an American theatre director.
Adelaide Bishop Adelaide Bishop was an American operatic soprano, musical theatre actress, opera director, stage director, and voice teacher.
Adolf Philipp Adolf Philipp, also seen as Adolph Philipp (January 29, 1864 – July 30, 1936), was a successful Broadway composer, writer, lyricist, director, and performer, who also wrote under the pseud...
Albert Innaurato Albert Innaurato (born June 2, 1947) is an American playwright, theatre director, and writer.
Albert Marre Albert Marre (September 20, 1924 – September 4, 2012) was an American stage director and producer.
Alex Timbers Alex Timbers is a two-time Tony-nominated writer and director and the recipient of Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, as well as two OBIE Awards.
Alexander Gelman Alexander Gelman (born December 21, 1960), born: Aleksandr Simonovich Gelman (Алекса́ндр Си́монович Ге́льман) is an American theater director and the current Producing Artistic Director of...
Alfred Preisser Alfred Preisser is an American theater director, playwright, producer and teacher of acting.
Alim Kouliev Alim Kaisynovich Kouliev (born June 24, 1959) is a Russian-American actor and director of Balkar origin.
Allan Hunt Allan Hunt (born February 12, 1945 in California) is an American actor, probably best remembered as Crewman Stuart Riley from season 2 of ABC's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.
Allen Oxenburg Allen Sven Oxenburg (July 10, 1927 - July 2, 1992) was an American opera director.
Alvina Krause Alvina Krause (January 28, 1893 – December 31, 1981) was an American drama teacher at Northwestern University, theatrical entrepreneur, "maker of stars", and director.
Amy McKenzie Amy McKenzie (born August 2, 1959 in Appleton, Wisconsin) is an American producer, director, and actress.
Andre Gregory Andre William Gregory (born May 11, 1934) is an American theatre director, writer and actor.
Andrei Şerban Andrei Şerban is a Romanian-born American theater director.
Andrei Șerban Andrei Şerban (born June 21, 1943) is a Romanian-born American theatre director.
Andrew Goldberg (director) Andrew Goldberg (born June 26, 1968) is a producer and director and is the founder and owner of Two Cats Productions in New York City.
Andrew Hubatsek Andrew Hubatsek is an associate ensemble member of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble.
Andrew Leynse Andrew Leynse is the Artistic Director of the Off-Broadway theater company Primary Stages Theater in New York City.
Bart DeLorenzo Bart DeLorenzo is a Los Angeles-based theater director and producer.
Bart Whiteman Bart Whiteman (1948-March 14, 2006) was a Washington, D.C. theatre actor, director, and producer.
Bartlett Sher Bartlett Sher (born March 27, 1959), also "Bart", is an American theatre director.
Ben Guillory Ben Guillory (born Bennet Guillory on November 7, 1949 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American actor and theatre producer and director.
Ben Rimalower Ben Rimalower (born May 12, 1976) is an American theatre director, writer, producer, and performer.
Benjamin Byron Davis Benjamin Byron Davis (born June 21, 1972) is an American actor, writer, director and acting coach.
Bennes Mardenn Bennes Mardenn, (January 19, 1916 - May 13, 2010 New York, NY, USA) was a well known actor, director, teacher and mentor to many actors.
Bernard Beckerman Bernard Beckerman (1921-1985) was a Shakespeare scholar, a theatre director.
Bernard Sahlins Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins (August 20, 1922 – June 16, 2013) was an American writer, director and comedian best known as a founder of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe with Paul Sills ...
Bill Landry Bill Landry (born 1950) is an actor, director and producer best known for The Heartland Series, a historical series on East Tennessee broadcast from WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Bill Rauch Bill Rauch (born 1962) became the fifth artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in June 2007.
Bob Avian Bob Avian (born December 26, 1937) is an American choreographer and a theatre producer and director.
Brad Mays Brad Mays (born May 30, 1955) is an independent filmmaker and stage director, living and working in Los Angeles, California.
Brian Barney Brian Barney (born December 15, 1971) is an American director and actor.
Brian Swibel Brian Swibel is a Chicago born producer, director, writer and actor.
Brian Yorkey Brian Yorkey is an American playwright, lyricist, and theatre director known best for writing the musical Next to Normal with composer Tom Kitt.
Brockman Seawell Brock Seawell is an American producer of plays, television programs and feature films.
Bruce Montgomery (entertainer) Bruce Eglinton Montgomery was an American composer, author, musical theater performer and painter; and a conductor and director, particularly of the Gilbert and Sullivan comic operas.
Bruce Montgomery (musical director) Bruce Eglinton Montgomery (June 20, 1927 – June 21, 2008) was an American composer, author, musical theater performer and painter; and a conductor and director, particularly of the Gilbert and S...
Calvin Thomas (actor) Calvin Louis Thomas was an American stage, film and television actor, and a theatre director.
Cambrian James Cambrian James is an American Actor, dancer, director and award-winning choreographer.
Carey Perloff Carey Elizabeth Perloff (born February 9, 1959) is an American theater director and playwright.
Carl Menninger Carl Menninger is an American actor, director and playwright.
Carl Schmehl Carl Schmehl is a United States theatre/stage director and producer.
Carmen Capalbo Carmen Capalbo (November 1, 1925 – March 14, 2010) was a theater director on and off Broadway.
Carolyn Gage Carolyn Gage (born 1952) is an American playwright, actor and theatrical director.
Casey Nicholaw Casey Nicholaw (born 1962) is an American theatre director, choreographer and performer.
Cecil B. DeMille Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American film director and film producer in both silent and sound films.
Charles Fee Charles Fee is producing artistic director for three classical repertory companies, Idaho Shakespeare Festival in Boise, Idaho, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival in Incline Village, Nevada, and Gr...
Charles Laughton Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor and director.
Charles R. Lyons Charles R. Lyons (1933–1999) was a professor of drama and comparative literature at Stanford University and co-owner of the art gallery Lyons Ltd. He received his AB (1955), MA (1956), and PhD (...
Charles Randolph-Wright Charles Randolph-Wright is an American film, television, and theatre director, television producer, screenwriter, and playwright.
Charles Repole Charles Repole is an American actor, theatre director, and college professor.
Chay Yew Chay Yew (謝耀) is a playwright and stage director who was born in Singapore.
Cheryl Crawford Cheryl Crawford (September 24, 1902 – October 7, 1986) was an American theatre producer and director.
Chester Erskine Chester Erskine (November 29, 1905 – April 7, 1986) was a Hollywood and Broadway director, writer, and producer.
Chip Chalmers Chip Chalmers is a theater and television director.
Chris McGriff Chris McGriff is an American Director of Theater and Concerts.
Christopher Ayres Christopher "Punkin" Ayres (born May 16, 1965) is an American voice actor, ADR Director, and Script Writer at ADV Films/Seraphim Digital for English versions of Japanese anime series.
Christopher d'Amboise Christopher d'Amboise (born 1960 in New York City) is a danseur, choreographer, writer, and theatre director.
Christopher Goodwin Christopher Green Goodwin (a.k.a. Xopher Goodwin and Christopher Goodwin) is an American actor, playwright, and director.
Chuck Patterson Charles H. "Chuck" Patterson (February 11, 1945 – December 23, 2013) was an American actor and director, whose career spanned over three decades.
Clarke Peters Clarke Peters (born April 7, 1952) is an American-British actor, singer, writer and director best known for his roles as detective Lester Freamon and Albert "Big Chief" Lambreaux, on the HBO dra...
Clifford Odets Clifford Odets (July 18, 1906 – August 14, 1963) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and director.
Corey Brunish Corey Brunish is a singer, actor, director, and producer who divides his time between Portland, Oregon and New York City.
Curt Columbus Curt Columbus became the fifth artistic director of Trinity Repertory Company in January 2006.
Cy Endfield Cyril Raker Endfield (November 10, 1914 – April 16, 1995) was an American screenwriter, film director, theatre director, author, magician and inventor, based in Britain from 1953.
Cy Feuer Cy Feuer (January 15, 1911 – May 17, 2006) was an American theatre producer, director, composer, musician, and half of the celebrated, legendary producing duo Feuer and Martin.
D. Wayne Mitchell D. Wayne Mitchell (born August 7, 1964) is an American actor, playwright and director.
Dai Andrews Dai Andrews, (born David Matthew Andrews, December 22, 1977) is an American performance and visual artist, motivational speaker, director, producer, martial artist, and multiple Guinness W...
Dakin Matthews Dakin Matthews (born November 7, 1940) is an American actor with a long history of work in film, television and theater.
Dale Badway Dale Badway is a Tony Award Winning professional actor, singer, producer and the Executive Producer and Creative Director of Badway on Broadway Productions, most famous for his portrayal of ...
Dale R. Shields Dale Ricardo Shields, born in Cleveland, Ohio, is an African-American actor, archivist, director, educator and stage manager.
Dan Fishbach Dan Fishbach is an American theater director and producer.
Daniel Caldwell Daniel Caldwell is an American actor, stage director and drama teacher.
Daniel Fish Daniel Fish is an American theater director based in New York City.
Daniel J. Sullivan Daniel J. Sullivan is an American theatre and film director and playwright.
Daniel Wakefield Smith Daniel Wakefield Smith (born 1973) is an American photojournalist, writer, researcher, composer, theatre director and actor from New Haven, Connecticut.
Darko Tresnjak Darko Tresnjak is a prominent American theatre director.
Davey Marlin-Jones Davey Marlin-Jones (May 8, 1932 – March 2, 2004) was an American stage director, as well as a local television personality.
David Armstrong (director) David Armstrong is the Executive Producer and Artistic Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle where he has directed acclaimed productions of Candide, Sweeney Todd, HAIR, A Little Night M...
David Bar Katz David Bar Katz is an American screenwriter, playwright, author and director.
David Beaird David Beaird (born 1952 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American film and stage director, screenwriter, and playwright.
David Belasco David Belasco (July 25, 1853 – May 14, 1931) was an American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright.
David Cromer David Cromer (born 17 October 1964) is an American theatre director and stage actor.
David Drake (actor) David Drake (born June 27, 1963) is an American playwright, stage director, actor and author.
David Esbjornson David Esbjornson is an award-winning director and producer who has worked throughout the United States in regional theatres and on Broadway, and has established strong and productive relationshi...
David F. Wheeler (director) David Wheeler (born David Findley Wheeler in Belmont, Massachusetts) is a director of theatre, film and television.
David Fishelson David J. "Dave" Fishelson (born July 24, 1956) is an American producer, playwright, and director for film, theatre, television and radio, based in Manhattan since 1982.
David Gordon (choreographer) David Gordon is a dancer, choreographer, writer, actor and theatrical director prominent in the world of postmodern dance and performance.
David Merrick David Merrick (November 27, 1911 – April 25, 2000) was a prolific Tony Award-winning American theatrical producer.
David Petrarca David Petrarca (born November 10, 1965 in Warwick, Rhode Island) is an American director and producer of theatre, television and film.
David Saint Now in his 14th season at George Street Playhouse, Artistic Director David Saint has directed twenty-six mainstage productions, most recently Marlo Thomas and Keith Carradine in Arthur Laurents’...
Deborah Gates Deborah Gates is an American actress and director who founded the acting company Shakespeare at Play in Los Angeles, California that specializes in abridged versions of Shakespeare’s works...
Del Close Del P. Close (March 9, 1934 – March 4, 1999) was an actor, writer, and teacher who coached many of the best-known comedians and comic actors of the late twentieth century.
Diane Paulus Diane Marie Paulus (born 1966 in New York City, USA) is an American director of theater and opera who became Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater (ART) at Harvard University in 2009.
Diane Rodriguez Diane Rodriguez is a prominent American theatre artist who directs, writes and performs.
Dick Campbell (producer) Dick Campbell, born Cornelius Coleridge Campbell (June 27, 1903 – December 20, 1994), was a key figure in black theater during the Harlem Renaissance.
Don Scardino Don Scardino (born February 17, 1948) is an American television director and producer and a former actor.
Donald Mahler Donald Mahler is an American ballet dancer, choreographer and stage director.
Donald Saddler Donald Saddler is an American choreographer, dancer, and theatre director.
Donn B. Murphy Donn B. Murphy (born July 21, 1930) taught theatre and speech courses at Georgetown University from 1954 to 2000.
Doug Hughes Douglas Hughes is a Tony Award-winning American theatre director.
Earl Carroll Earl Carroll (September 16, 1893 – June 17, 1948) was an American theatrical producer, director, songwriter and composer born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Eddie Lawrence Eddie Lawrence (born March 2, 1919) is an American monologist, actor, singer, lyricist, playwright, director and television personality, whose unique comic creation, the eternally optimistic Ol...
Edward Albee Edward Franklin Albee III (born March 12, 1928) is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (19...
Edward Cornell Edward Cornell (1944-) was an early associate of Joseph Papp at the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Edward Padula Edward Padula (January 24, 1916 – November 1, 2001) was an American theatre producer, stage manager, and occasional director and writer.
Edward Purrington Edward Purrington (December 6, 1929 – April 14, 2012) was an American opera director and artistic administrator.
Edwin Lester Edwin Lester (30 March 1895, New York City - 13 December 1990, Beverly Hills, California) was an American theatre director, impresario, and producer.
Edwin Sherin Edwin Sherin (born January 15, 1930) is an American theatre and television director and producer.
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan (born Elias Kazantzoglou, Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; Elias Kazancıoğlu; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by ...
Ellen Geer Ellen Ware Geer is an American actress, professor, screenwriter, film director, and theatre director.
Ellen Stewart Ellen Stewart (November 7, 1919 – January 13, 2011) was an American theater director and producer and the founder of La MaMa, E.T.C. (Experimental Theatre Club).
Ellis Rabb Ellis Rabb (June 20, 1930, Memphis, Tennessee – January 11, 1998, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American actor and director who in 1959 formed the Association of Producing Artists, a theatre compan...
Emil Wolk Emil Wolk (born Arnold Emil Wolk in New York City, New York) is an Anglo-American stage director and stage and screen actor.
Eric Davis (clown) Eric Davis, born in rural Kansas, is an American actor, comedian, director and clown.
Eric Simonson Eric Simonson (born June 27, 1960, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American writer and director in theatre, film and opera.
Erik Rodgers Erik Rodgers is an American film writer, director, and producer who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He is one of the founding members of String And A Can Productions, Inc.
Erin Dagon-Mitchell Erin Dagon-Mitchell (born September 28, 1965) is a prominent actress, director, and playwright from Anchorage, Alaska.
Erma Duricko Erma Duricko is an American theatre director specializing in new plays and the works of Tennessee Williams.
Erma Elzy-Jones Erma Elzy-Jones is an American television and theatre director.
Ernest Thompson Ernest Thompson (born Richard Ernest Thompson; November 6, 1949) is an American writer, actor, and director.
Etel Billig Etel Billig was an American actress, singer, teacher and director; her career spanned more than 60 years.
Ethan Hawke Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer and director.
Ethan Silverman Ethan Silverman (born 25 November 1959) is a writer, theatre director, filmmaker, and producer.
F. Curtis Canfield F.ayette Curtis Canfield (born July 29, 1903 in Bridgeport, CT; died in Northampton, MA on June 8, 1986), was an American theater director, drama professor, and the first dean of the Yale Scho...
Flo Ziegfeld Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., better known as Flo Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies, inspired by the Folies Be...
Florenz Ziegfeld Florenz "Flo" Ziegfeld, Jr. (March 21, 1867 – July 22, 1932) was an American Broadway impresario.
Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., popularly known as "Flo" Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies, inspired by the Foli...
Frank Corsaro Frank Corsaro is one of America's foremost stage directors of opera and theatre.
Frank Ferrante Frank Ferrante (born Frank Vincent Ferrante; April 26, 1963) is an American stage actor, comedian and director known for his stage portrayals of legendary American comedian Groucho Marx in the A...
Frank M. Stammers Frank M. Stammers (d. June 27, 1921, New York City) was a theatre director, choreographer, playwright, lyricist, and actor.
Frank Silvera Frank Alvin Silvera (July 24, 1914 – June 11, 1970) was a Jamaican-born American character actor and theatrical director.
Frederic B. Vogel Frederic B. Vogel (1925 - 29 November 2005) was an American theatre producer, educator, actor, and founder of the Commercial Theater Institute, as well as the Federation for the Extension and D...
Fritz Holt Fritz Holt (1941 - July 14, 1987) was an award-winning American theatre producer and director.
G. William Oakley G. William "Bill" Oakley, Jr. (March 19, 1937 – October 30, 2010) was a theatrical producer-director-actor and seminal figure in the revival of early American theater, melodrama and vaudevi...
Garson Kanin Garson Kanin (November 24, 1912 – March 13, 1999) was a prolific American writer and director of plays and films.
Gary Austin Gary Austin (born October 18, 1941) is an improvisational theatre teacher, writer, and director.
Gene Feist Gene Feist is an American playwright, theatre director and co-founder of the Roundabout Theater Company.
Gene Frankel Eugene V. "Gene" Frankel (December 23, 1919 – April 20, 2005) was an American actor, theater director, and acting teacher especially notable in the founding of the off-Broadway scene.
Gene Saks Gene Saks (born November 8, 1921) is an American stage and film director.
George Abbott George Francis Abbott (b. Forestville, NY, 25 June 1887; d. Miami Beach, FL, 31 January 1995) was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and produ...
George C. Wolfe George Costello Wolfe (born September 23, 1954) is an American playwright and director of theater and film.
George Schaefer (director) George Louis Schaefer (December 16, 1920 – September 10, 1997) was a director of television and Broadway theatre from the 1950s to the 1990s.
George Seaton George Seaton (April 17, 1911 – July 28, 1979) was an American screenwriter, playwright, film director and producer, and theatre director.
Gerald Argetsinger Gerald S. Argetsinger is an American playwright, stage director, and theatre academic.
Gerald Freedman Gerald Freedman (born June 25, 1927) was an American theatre director, librettist, and lyricist, and a college dean.
Gerald Gutierrez Gerald Gutierrez (3 February 1950, Brooklyn, New York – 29 December 2003, Brooklyn, New York) was an American Tony Award-winning stage- and film director.
Gerald Thomas (theatre director) Geraldo Thomas Sievers, best known as simply Gerald Thomas (born July 1, 1954, Rio de Janeiro) is a theatre director and playwright who has spent his life in the United States, England, Br...
Gerard Alessandrini Gerard Alessandrini (born November 27, 1953) is an American playwright, parodist, actor and theatre director best known for creating the award-winning off-Broadway musical theatre parody revue '...
Gilbert Moses Gilbert Moses III was an American stage, screen, and television director.
Gilberto Zaldívar Juan Gilberto Zaldívar (March 28, 1934 – October 6, 2009) was the Cuban-born American co-founder of the Repertorio Español a Spanish language theater company based in New York City that pr...
Glenda Dickerson Glenda Dickerson (February 9, 1945 – January 12, 2012) was an iconic director, folklorist, adaptor, writer, choreographer, actor, black theatre organizer, and educator.
Glenna Smith Tinnin Glenna Smith Tinnin was the first chairman of the District of Columbia Equal Franchise League.
Gloria Muzio Gloria Muzio is an American theatre and television director.
Gordon Curran Stewart Gordon Curran Stewart is Publisher of the online and print newspapers, Philipstown.info and 'The Paper', Principal of The Next Deal, Inc., Secretary of the Judson Welliver Society of Senior Pres...
Gordon Davidson Gordon Davidson (7 May 1933, Brooklyn, New York) is an American stage- and film director.
Gordon Edelstein Gordon Edelstein is in his eighth season as Long Wharf Theatre’s Artistic Director.
Gordon Hunt (director) Gordon E. Hunt (born April 26, 1929) is an American actor, voice actor, director of stage, film, and voiceover and casting director.
Greg Carter Greg Carter is the founding Artistic Director of Strawberry Theatre Workshop (aka Strawshop), a non-profit theatre company in Seattle, Washington.
Greg Carter (theatre director) Greg Carter is the founding Artistic Director of Strawberry Theatre Workshop (aka Strawshop), a non-profit theatre company in Seattle, Washington.
Gregory Mosher Gregory Mosher is a longtime director and producer of stage productions – at the Lincoln Center and Goodman Theatres, on and off-Broadway, at the Royal National Theatre, and in the West End.
Grover Dale Grover Dale (born July 22, 1935) is an American actor, dancer, choreographer and theatre director.
Guthrie McClintic Guthrie McClintic (August 6, 1893 - October 29, 1961) was a successful theatre director, film director and producer based in New York.
H. C. Potter Henry Codman Potter (sometimes II or Jr; November 13, 1904 – August 31, 1977) was an American theatrical producer/director and a motion picture director.
Haila Stoddard Haila Stoddard (November 14, 1913 – February 21, 2011) was an American actress, producer, writer and director.
Hal Corley Hal Corley is an American playwright and television writer.
Hanon Reznikov Hanon Reznikov (born Howard Reznick in Brooklyn, New York, September 23, 1950; d. New York City, May 3, 2008) was an American anarchist, theater and film actor, writer, and co-director of ...
Harold Clurman Harold Edgar Clurman (September 18, 1901 – September 9, 1980) was an American theatre director and drama critic, "one of the most influential in the United States".
Harold I. Hansen Harold I. Hansen (1914-1992) was a major theatre professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) and the director of the Hill Cumorah Pageant from 1937-1977, excluding the years during World War II ...
Harold Prince Harold Smith "Hal" Prince is an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the past half-century.
Harold Scott (director) Harold Russell Scott, Jr. (6 September 1935 – 16 July 2006) was an American stage director, actor and educator, who broke racial barriers in American theatre.
Harry Bannister Harry Bannister (September 29, 1889 – February 26, 1961) was an American stage, film and television actor, and theater producer and director.
Helaine Head Helaine Head (born January 17, 1947 in Los Angeles, California) is an American film, television and theatre director.
Henry B. Vincent Henry Bethuel Vincent (December 28, 1872 – January 7, 1941) was a composer and organist.
Henry Woronicz Henry Woronicz (born 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer who was formerly the artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival from 1991 to 1995.
Herbert Blau A director and theoretician of performance, Herbert Blau (3 May 1926 – 3 May 2013) was Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor in the Humanities at the University of Washington.
Herbert Fields Herbert Fields (July 26, 1897 - March 24, 1958) was an American librettist and screenwriter.
Herman Shumlin Herman Shumlin was a prolific Broadway theatrical director and theatrical producer beginning in 1927 with the play Celebrity and continuing through 1974 with a short run of As You Like It'...
Holly-Anne Ruggiero Holly-Anne Ruggiero (born November 16) is an American Theatre Director living in New York City and New Orleans.
Horacena J. Taylor Horacena J. Taylor (November 21, 1940–) is an American director and stage manager.
Howard Fine Howard Fine (November 28, 1958) is an American acting teacher, the founder of the Howard Fine Acting Studio in Hollywood, CA, and a theatre director.
Howie Seago Howie Seago (born in Tacoma, Washington) is an American deaf actor and director.
Hugh Ford Hugh Ford (1868 – 1952) was an American film director and screenwriter.
Hugh Ford (director) Hugh Ford (February 5, 1868 – 1952) was an American film director and screenwriter.
Israel Hicks Israel Theo Hicks (August 23, 1943 – July 3, 2010) was an American theatre director who produced works at regional theaters around the country and Off Broadway, and was best known for his ...
Jack Fletcher Jack Fletcher is a voice actor, casting director, and voice director.
Jack Hofsiss Jack Hofsiss (born 1950) is an American theatre, film and television director.
Jack Landau (director) Jack Landau (1924 – 16 March 1967, Boston, Massachusetts) was an American award-winning stage and television director.
Jack Manning (actor) Jack Manning (June 3, 1916 – August 31, 2009) was an American film, television and theater character actor, teacher and stage director.
Jack Stauffer Jack Stauffer (born December 3, 1945 in New York, New York, U.S.) is an American actor of film, television, and theater.
Jacques Levy Jacques Levy (29 July 1935 – 30 September 2004) was an American songwriter, theatre director, and clinical psychologist.
James Hammerstein James Blanchard Hammerstein (March 23, 1931 - January 7, 1999) was an American theatre director and producer.
James Kerwin James Kerwin (born October 13, 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American film and theatre director.
James L. Nederlander James L. Nederlander (born January 23, 1960) of the Nederlander family of Detroit, Michigan, is also known (somewhat incorrectly) as James Nederlander, Jr., and is a veteran on Broadway as a the...
James Marvel James Marvel is a stage director known for traditional and avant-garde stagings of operatic productions.
James Maxwell (actor) James Maxwell (23 March 1929 – 18 August 1995) was an American actor, theatre director and writer, particularly associated with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.
James Waring James Waring (1922–1975) was a dancer, choreographer, costume designer, theatre director, playwright, poet, and visual artist, based in New York City from 1949 until his death in 1975.
Jamie King Jamie King (born in 1972) is a creative director, choreographer, and producer whose work directing concert tours for pop stars has grossed over two billion dollars.
Jamie McGonnigal Jamie McGonnigal (born August 6, 1975 in Weymouth, Massachusetts) is a voice actor, actor, producer, activist and director, who has worked for various companies such as 4Kids Entertainment, Cent...
Jan Eliasberg Jan Pringle Eliasberg is an American film, theatre, television director and writer.
Jason Moore (director) Jason Moore (born October 22, 1970) is an American director of film, theatre and television.
Jason Zimbler Jason Zimbler (born July 27, 1977) is an American actor, theatre director, and software designer.
Jay Scheib Jay Scheib (born 6 October 1969) is an American stage director noted for his contemporary productions of both classical and new plays and operas.
Jean Erdman Jean Erdman (born 20 February 1916) is a dancer and choreographer of modern dance as well as an avant-garde theater director.
Jeanne Clemson Jeanne Clemson (1922 – September 12, 2009) was an American artistic director, theater director, actress, educator and preservationist.
Jeff Bleckner Jeff Bleckner (born August 12, 1943) is an American theatre and television director.
Jeff Whiting Jeff Whiting (born March 27, 1972 in Denver, Colorado) is an American theater director, choreographer, performer and entrepreneur.
Jeffrey Sanzel Jeffrey Sanzel is a theater director, stage actor, and playwright.
Jennifer Candy Jennifer Candy (born February 3, 1980) is a Canadian-American producer and actress.
Jerry Zaks Jerry Zaks (born September 7, 1946) is a German-born American stage and television director, and actor.
Jillian Armenante Jillian Armenante (born July 5, 1968) is an American television and film actress, known for playing the role of Donna Kozlowski on the TV show Judging Amy.
Jim Clayburgh Jim Clayburgh is a founding member of The Wooster Group and serves as the group's resident designer.
Jim Fall Jim Fall (born December 13, 1962) is an American film and television director and film producer.
Jim Knipple Jim Knipple is a stage director and founding Artistic Director of the Run of the Mill Theater Company in Baltimore, MD. His productions have won several awards, including Best Production (CityPa...
Jim Neu James A. "Jim" Neu (November 18, 1943 – July 19, 2010) was an American playwright who was best known for his quirky, experimental plays, many of which were staged Off-Off-Broadway.
Jim Simpson (director) James A. "Jim" Simpson (born February 21, 1956 in Hawaii) is a theater and film director, known for a commitment to avant-garde work.
JoAnne Akalaitis JoAnne Akalaitis (born June 29, 1937, Chicago) is an Lithuanian American theatre director and a writer and the winner of five Obie Awards for direction (and sustained achievement) and founder of...
Joe Layton Joe Layton (May 3, 1931 – May 5, 1994) was an American director and choreographer known primarily for his work on Broadway.
Joe Mantello Joseph Mantello (born December 27, 1962) is an American actor and director best known for his work on Broadway productions of Wicked, Take Me Out and Assassins, as well as earlier in...
Joe Warfield Joe Warfield (born November 6, 1937) is an American actor born in Baltimore, Maryland.
Joel Benjamin (singer) Joel Benjamin is an American singer and dancer who performed in seven Broadway theatre productions in the 1960s including Bells are Ringing and The Music Man.
Joel Gersmann Joel Gersmann (August 26, 1942 – June 24, 2005) was a prolific American playwright of experimental theatre.
Joel Zwick Joel Zwick (born January 11, 1942) is an American film director, television director, and theater director.
John A. Ferraro John A. Ferraro was an American actor, academic, stage director and television director.
John Bard Manulis John Bard Manulis is an American film, television and theater producer, director, activist, and entrepreneur.
John Bowab John Bowab is an American director and producer of television and theatre.
John C. Wilson John C. Wilson was an American theatre director and producer.
John Cecil Holm John Cecil Holm (4 November 1904, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 24 October 1981, Westerly, Rhode Island) was an American dramatist, theatre director and actor.
John Cossette John Cossette (February 22, 1957 – April 26, 2011) was an American theater and television producer known for his work on televised award shows, especially the television broadcasts of the Grammy...
John Cromwell (director) Elwood Dager Cromwell (December 23, 1887 – September 26, 1979), known as John Cromwell, was an American film actor, director and producer.
John D. Hancock John D. Hancock (born February 12, 1939) is an American stage and film director, producer and writer.
John Edward Heys John Edward Heys (born April 24, 1948) is an American independent filmmaker, actor and writer who lives and works in Berlin.
John Harlacher John Harlacher is an actor, stage director, and filmmaker based in New York.
John Jesurun John Jesurun is writer, director and multi-media artist, based in a New York, USA. His work Chang in a Void Moon is a live serial running since 1983, originally at the Pyramid Club in the E...
John Tillinger John Tillinger (born June 28, 1938) is a theatre director and actor.
Jon Jory Jon Jory is a theatrical director instrumental in the development of Actors Theatre of Louisville; he is also widely rumored to be the writer behind the pseudonym Jane Martin.
Jonathan Alper Jonathan L. Alper (September 14, 1950 – December 3, 1990) was an American actor and theatre director.
Jonathan Moscone Jonathan Moscone (born October 5, 1964) is an American theater director, and currently the artistic director of California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) in Berkeley and Orinda, California.
Joseph Adler Joseph Adler (October 5, 1940 -) is a Miami, Florida based theatre and film director.
Joseph Anthony Joseph Anthony (May 24, 1912 – January 20, 1993) was an American playwright, actor, and director.
Judith Malina Judith Malina (born June 4, 1926) is a German-born American theater and film actress, writer, and director.
Judyann Elder Judyann Elder (born Judith Ann Johnson; 1948) is an American actress, director, and writer.
Juli Crockett Juli Crockett is a playwright and theater director, retired professional boxer and amateur champion, lead singer of the alternative country band The Evangenitals, and producer of The 1 Second ...
Julian Beck Julian Beck (May 31, 1925 – September 14, 1985) was an American actor, director, poet, and painter.
Julian Mayfield Julian Hudson Mayfield (June 6, 1928 – October 20, 1984) was an American actor, director, writer, lecturer and Civil Rights activist.
Julian P. Mitchell Julian P. Mitchell (1854, New York City- 24 June 1926, Long Branch, New Jersey) was Broadway's most prolific stage director, directing and co-producing shows between 1884 and 1926.
Julianne Boyd Julianne Boyd (born December 22, 1944) is an American theater director.
Julie Taymor Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film.
Kate Whoriskey Kate Whoriskey (born 1970) is a freelance theatre director.
Kathleen Marshall Kathleen Marshall is an American choreographer, director, and creative consultant.
Kathryn Hunter Kathryn Hunter (born Aikaterini Hadjipateras, 9 April 1957) is an award-winning English actress and theatre director.
Keith Fowler Keith Fowler (Keith Franklin Fowler; born February 23, 1939 in San Francisco) is an American actor, director, producer, and educator.
Ken Davenport Ken Davenport, born Kenneth A. Hasija is a Tony Award-winning Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre producer.
Ken Ludwig Ken Ludwig (born 15 March 1950) is an American playwright and theatre director whose work has been performed in more than 30 countries in over 20 languages.
Ken Urban Ken Urban is a playwright, screenwriter and director.
Kenny Leon Kenny Leon is an American director notable for his work on Broadway and in regional theater.
Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey, CBE (born Kevin Spacey Fowler; July 26, 1959) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.
Kim Weild Kim Weild is a Drama Desk Award-nominated theatre director, choreographer, actor, writer and educator, living and working in New York.
Kristin Hanggi Kristin Hanggi is an American theatre director who was nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for Rock of Ages, her Broadway debut.
Lani Brockman Lani Brockman (born on December 11, 1956 in Seattle) is an American theater actress and director.
Lara Teeter Lara Teeter (born 1955) is an American dancer, actor, singer, theatre director and college professor.
Larry Carpenter Larry Carpenter (born August 12, 1948) is an American theatre and television director, and producer.
Larry Fuller Larry Fuller is an American choreographer, theatre director, dancer, and actor.
Larry Leon Hamlin Larry Leon Hamlin (September 25, 1948 – June 6, 2007), was the founder and artistic director of the North Carolina Black Repertory Company as well as the founder and executive director of ...
Lawrence Carra Lawrence Carra (1909— March 30, 2006) was an American professor of drama at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director of theater and television as well...
Lawrence Kasha Lawrence Kasha (December 3, 1933 - September 29, 1990) was a Tony Award-winning American theatre producer and director, playwright, and stage manager.
Lawrence Langner Lawrence Langner (May 30, 1890 – 1962) was a playwright, author, and producer who also pursued a career as a patent attorney.
Lawrence Marston Lawrence Marston was an American actor, playwright, producer, stage director and film director.
Lee Breuer Lee Breuer (born 1937) is an American academic, educator, film maker, poet, lyricist, writer and stage director.
Lee Roy Reams Lee Roy Reams (born August 23, 1942) is an American musical theatre actor, singer, dancer, choreographer, and director.
Leonard Foglia Leonard Foglia (born ?) is an American theatre director, librettist, and novelist.
Lev Shekhtman Lev Shulimovich Shekhtman (Лев Шулимович Ше́хтман; born March 10, 1951) is a Russian-American theatre director and actor.
Lewis Hallam Lewis Hallam was an English-born actor and theatre director in the colonial United States.
Libby Appel Libby Appel (born May 14, 1937), the fourth artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, retired in June 2007.
Lila Zali Lila Zali Levienne (July 22, 1918January 4, 2003) was a Georgian-born American prima ballerina and ballet director.
Lillian Garrett-Groag Lillian Groag (born Liliana C. Groag) is an American playwright, theater director, and actor.
Lisa Pelikan Lisa Pelikan (born July 12, 1954) is an American stage, film and television actress.
Lloyd Richards Lloyd George Richards (June 29, 1919 – June 29, 2006) was a Canadian-American theatre director, actor, and dean of the Yale School of Drama from 1979 to 1991, and Yale University professor emeritus.
Lonny Price Lonny Price (born March 9, 1959) is an American actor, writer, and director, primarily in theatre.
Lou Tellegen Lou Tellegen (November 26, 1881 – October 29, 1934) was a Dutch-born silent film and stage actor, director and screenwriter.
Louis Colaianni Louis Colaianni (born April 29, 1959 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a prominent voice, speech, dialect and text director in the professional theatre, and teacher of voice, speech, phonetics, acting...
Lucia Chase Lucia Chase (24 March 1897; Waterbury, Connecticut - 9 January 1986; New York, USA) was an American dancer, actress, ballet director and also the co-founder of the American Ballet Theatre.
Lynne Meadow Lynne Meadow is an American theatre producer and director and a college professor.
Marcia Jean Kurtz Marcia Jean Kurtz is an American film, stage, and television actress and director.
Marcia Milgrom Dodge Marcia Milgrom Dodge (born April 28, 1955) is an American director, choreographer and writer for the stage.
Marcus Stern Marcus Stern is the Associate Director of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) as well as the A.R.T./MXAT's Institute for Advanced Theater Training.
Margaret E. Lynn Margaret E. Lynn formalized U.S. Army entertainment, beginning in Korea in the 1950s.
Margery Beddow Margery Beddow (December 13, 1931 – January 3, 2010) was an American actress, dancer, director and choreographer.
Margo Jones Margo Jones (December 12, 1911 – July 24, 1955) was an influential American stage director and producer best known for launching the American regional theater movement and for introducing the th...
Maria Mileaf Maria Mileaf (b. New York) is an award winning American theater director.
Mark Tymchyshyn Mark Tymchyshyn is an American actor perhaps best known for his role in George Lopez as Mel Powers, a factory owner.
Marshall W. Mason Marshall W. Mason (born February 24, 1940) is an American theater director, educator and author.
Martha Clarke Martha Clarke (born June 3, 1944) is an American theater director and choreographer noted for her multidisciplinary approach to theatre, dance, and opera productions.
Martin Charnin Martin Charnin (born November 24, 1934) is an American lyricist, writer, and theatre director.
Martin de Maat Martin de Maat (January 12, 1949 – February 15, 2001) was a teacher and artistic director at The Second City in Chicago.
Martin Ritt Martin Ritt (March 2, 1914 – December 8, 1990) was an American director, actor, and playwright who worked in both film and theater.
Marvin Felix Camillo Marvin Felix Camillo (1937, Newark, New Jersey – January 22, 1988, La Rochelle, France) is an American award-winning theatre director and actor, much noted for his founding of The Family t...
Mary Hall Surface Mary Hall Surface (born June 15, 1958) is an American playwright and director of theater, working primarily in the Washington, D.C. area.
Mary Hunter Wolf Mary Hunter Wolf (1905?–November 3, 2000), born Mary Hunter, was an American theater director and producer.
Mary Zimmerman Mary Zimmerman (born 23 August 1960) is an American theatre director and playwright from Nebraska.
Matt Shakman Matt Shakman (born August 8, 1975) is an American film and television and theatre director and former child actor.
Matthew Earnest Matthew Earnest (born 30 June 1969) is an American theater director.
Matthew Penn Matthew Penn is an American director and producer of television and theatre.
Maurice Hines Maurice Hines (born December 13, 1943) is an American actor, director, jazz singer and choreographer.
Maurice Schwartz Maurice Schwartz, born Avram Moishe Schwartz (June 15, 1889 – May 10, 1960) was a Russian-born theatre and film actor active in the United States.
Max Reinhardt Max Reinhardt (September 9, 1873 – October 30, 1943) was an Austrian-born American stage and film actor and director.
Mel Shapiro Mel Shapiro is an American theatre director and writer, college professor, and author.
Melvin Bernhardt Melvin Bernhardt (born 1931 in Buffalo, New York) is an American stage and television director.
Michael Cassara Michael Andrew Cassara (born April 14, 1981 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio) is an American casting director, educator, and producer of musicals, plays and films.
Michael Engler Michael Engler is an American theater director, and a Director's Guild of America and Emmy nominated television director and producer.
Michael Genevie Michael Genevie (September 30, 1959-) is an American stage, film and television actor who is the Executive and Artistic Director of the Abbeville Opera House, the official drama state theatre o...
Michael Gordon (film director) Michael Gordon (born Irving Kunin Gordon; September 6, 1909 – April 29, 1993) was an American stage actor and stage and film director.
Michael Greif Michael Greif (born ca. 1959) is a stage director, born in Brooklyn, New York.
Michael Wilson (director) Michael Wilson (born 1964) is an American stage director working extensively in regional theatre, Broadway, and Off-Broadway.
Micky Dolenz George Michael "Micky" Dolenz, Jr. (born March 8, 1945) is an American actor, musician, television director, radio personality and theater director, best known as the drummer and lead vocalist o...
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931) is a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian.
Mike Road Mike Road (March 18, 1918 – April 14, 2013) was an American voice actor and Warner Bros. television series contract player whose television career dates back to the 1950s and in films to t...
Milton Katselas Milton George Katsalas (December 22, 1933 – October 24, 2008) was an American director and producer of stage and film, as well as a famous Hollywood acting instructor and coach who trained unde...
Moisés Kaufman Moisés Kaufman (born November 21, 1963) is a playwright, director and founder of Tectonic Theater Project.
Molly Smith Molly Smith is an American theatre director and the artistic director of Arena Stage in Washington D.C.
Morton DaCosta Morton DaCosta (March 7, 1914 – January 26, 1989) was an American theatre and film director, film producer, writer, and actor.
Moss Hart Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director.
Nancy Hamilton Nancy Hamilton (1908–1985) was an American actress, playwright, lyricist, director and producer.
Nancy Meckler Nancy Meckler is an American theatre director and film director, best known for her work in the United Kingdom, especially with Shared Experience, where she is joint artistic director alongside ...
Neal Kenyon Neal Kenyon (December 6, 1929 – December 19, 2008) was an American theatre director, choreographer, and actor.
Neil Patrick Harris Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American actor, producer, and director.
Nikos Psacharopoulos Nikos Psacharopoulos (born Athens, January 18, 1928, died St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, on January 12, 1989 ) was an American theater producer, director, and educator.
Norman René Norman René (1951 – May 24, 1996) was an American theatre and film director and film producer who frequently collaborated with playwright Craig Lucas.
Oliver Morosco Oliver Morosco was an American theatrical producer, director, writer and theater owner.
Orson Welles George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer and producer who worked in theater, radio and film.
Oskar Eustis Oskar Eustis (born July 31, 1958) is the Artistic Director at The Public Theater at Astor Place and has worked as a director, dramaturg, and artistic director for theaters around the country.
Oz Scott Osborne "Oz" E. Scott (born September 16, 1949) is an American film director, television director, television producer and theatre director.
P. Shane Mitchell P. Shane Mitchell (born August 7, 1964) is an American actor, playwright and director.
Pam MacKinnon Pam MacKinnon (born c. 1968 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American theatre director.
Patricia McIlrath Patricia Anne McIlrath (January 25, 1917 – March 4, 1999) was an American educator and theatre director who was pivotal in the founding of the Missouri Repertory Theatre (known today as the Kans...
Patrick Mason Patrick Mason is an award-winning theatre director.
Paul Baker (teacher) Dr. Paul Baker (1911 – October 25, 2009) was an American actor, professor, director, and author.
Paul Foster (playwright) Paul Foster (born October 15, 1931, Penns Grove, New Jersey), is an American playwright, theater director, and producer.
Paul Kreppel Paul Kreppel (born June 20, 1947) is an actor, producer, director.
Paul Lazarus Paul Lazarus is an American director, producer and writer of film, television and theatre.
Paul Shyre Paul Shyre (8 March 1926–19 November 1989) was an American director and playwright who won a Tony and an Emmy.
Paul Sills Paul Silverberg (or Paul Sills) (November 18, 1927 – June 2, 2008) was a director and improvisation teacher, and the original director of Chicago's The Second City.
Paul Verdier Paul Verdier is a stage director, actor, and playwright, who also had a number of guest parts in American television.
Peter Dizozza Peter William Dizozza (born 1958, Forest Hills, New York) is a music composer who also produces supplemental material as a writer, pianist, performer, photographer, and filmmaker.
Peter F. Donnelly Peter F. Donnelly (October 6, 1938 – March 28, 2009) was an American patron of the arts.
Peter H. Hunt Peter Huls Hunt is an American theatre, film, and television director and a theatrical lighting designer.
Peter Levin Peter Levin is an American director of film, television and theatre.
Peter Link Peter Link (born June 19, 1944) is an American composer, lyricist, music producer, stage director, and presently CEO/Creative Director of Watchfire Music, an on-line Inspirational record company...
Peter Meineck Peter Meineck (born 1967) is the Artistic Director and founder of Aquila Theatre.
Peter Sellars Peter Sellars (born September 27, 1957) is an American theatre director, noted for his unique contemporary stagings of classical and contemporary operas and plays.
Philip Moeller Philip Moeller (26 August 1880 – 26 April 1958) was an American stage producer and director, playwright and screenwriter, born in New York where he helped found the short-lived Washington Square...
Philip Seymour Hoffman Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor and director.
Ping Chong Ping Chong (born Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1946) is an American contemporary theater director, choreographer, video and installation artist.
Pippin Parker Pippin Parker is an American playwright and theatre director.
R. H. Burnside Robert Hubber Thorne Burnside (August 13, 1873 – September 14, 1952) was an American actor, director, producer, composer, and playwright.
R. Thad Taylor Robert Thaddeus Taylor was an American producer, director and founder of the Shakespeare Society of America.
Rachel Carter Rachel Carter is a theater director in the Oklahoma City drama scene.
Rachel Crothers Rachel Crothers (December 12, 1878 - July 5, 1958) was an American playwright and theater director known for her well-crafted plays that often dealt with feminist themes.
Rachel Rockwell Rachel Rockwell is an American theatre director, choreographer and performer.
Ralph G. Allen Ralph Gilmore Allen (January 7, 1934 – September 9, 2004) was an American producer, director, writer, lyricist, and professor.
Ray Aranha Ray Aranha (May 1, 1939 – October 9, 2011) was an American actor, playwright, and stage director.
Ray Arnett Ray Arnett is an American producer, choreographer and stage director best known for his work with Liberace.
Raymond O'Neil Raymond O'Neil was a European trained American theater director.
Remi Aubuchon Remi Aubuchon is an American television writer and producer.
Rex Partington Rex Partington (March 15, 1924 - March 17, 2006) was an actor, director and producer.
Reza Abdoh Reza Abdoh Iranian-born American director and playwright known for large-scale, experimental theatrical productions, often staged in unusual spaces like warehouses and abandoned buildings.
Richard Barr Richard Barr (6 September 1917 – 9 January 1989) was an award-winning American theater director and producer.
Richard Kimmel Richard Kimmel is a New York-based theatre director, writer, and theatrical producer.
Richard Kuranda Richard Kuranda is an American director and artist of stage, cinema and television.
Richard Maltby, Jr. Richard Eldridge Maltby, Jr. (born October 6, 1937) is an American theatre director and producer, lyricist, and screenwriter.
Richard Maxwell (director) Richard Maxwell (born 1967) is an American experimental theater director and playwright in New York City.
Richard Schechner Richard Schechner is a professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and editor of TDR: The Drama Review.
Richard Tatum Richard Tatum (born July 13, 1966) is an American stage director, actor and voice actor who is known for voicing Agent 9 in the Spyro the Dragon games.
Richmond Shepard Richmond Shepard (born 24 April 1929 in New York City) is an American writer, director, producer and mime with a 50 year history in entertainment.
Rick Lombardo Rick Lombardo (born March 24, 1959) is a prolific and award-winning American theatre director, playwright and adaptor.
Riff Markowitz Rifael (Riff) Markowitz (born 1938) is the managing director, MC and co-founder (along with Mary Jardin) of The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, which performs at the historic Plaza Theatre in dow...
Rob Marshall Rob Marshall (born October 17, 1960) is an American theater director, film director and choreographer.
Rob Schiller Rob Schiller is an American television director and producer.
Rob Urbinati Rob Urbinati is a freelance playwright, screenwriter and director based in New York City.
Robby Henson Robby Henson is an American director and screenwriter.
Robert Berlinger Robert Berlinger is an American television director and producer.
Robert Brustein Robert Sanford Brustein (born April 21, 1927) is an American theatrical critic, producer, playwright, writer and educator.
Robert Wilson (director) Robert Wilson (born 4 October 1941) is an American experimental theater stage director and playwright who has been described by the media as "America's — or even the world's — fore...
Roberta Sklar Roberta Sklar is an American activist, feminist and award-winning theatre director.
Robin Witt Robin Witt is an American theater director from Chicago, Illinois.
Roger Kumble Roger Kumble is an American film director, screenwriter, and playwright.
Roger Mathey Roger Mathey is an award-winning American theatrical director, as well as a playwright, actor, producer, and filmmaker.
Roger Rees Roger Rees (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and director.
Ron Lagomarsino Ron Lagomarsino is an American film, theatre and television director.
Ron Scot Fry Ron Scot Fry is the former entertainment and artistic director of the Bristol Renaissance Faire.
Ronny Graham Ronny Graham (August 26, 1919 – July 4, 1999) was an American actor and theater director, composer, lyricist, and writer.
Rosalie Purvis Rosalie Purvis (born 1975) is a Dutch-American theatre director and choreographer.
Sandra Dorsey Sandra Dorsey is an American film and television actress, she is also a theatre actress, director, writer and choreographer.
Sands Hall Sands Hall (April 17, 1952) is an American writer, theatre director, actor, and musician.
Sanja Bestic Sanja Bestic (Serbian: Сања Бeштић, Sanja Beštić; born 13 June 1982 in Zemun, Belgrade, Serbia) is a Serbian-American director, writer and producer.
Sarah Cameron Sunde Sarah Cameron Sunde is an American theatrical director and translator based in New York City.
Saul Elkin Saul Elkin is an actor and director in Buffalo, NY. He is the founder and artistic director of Shakespeare in Delaware Park, and a former chair of the University at Buffalo's Theatre Department.
Scott B and Beth B Scott B and Beth B (also known as Scott and Beth B, Beth and Scott B or The Bs after Billingsley) were among the best-known New York No Wave underground film makers of the late...
Sharon Ott (director) Sharon Ott (20th century) is an award-winning director, producer and educator who has worked in regional theaters and opera throughout the United States.
Shauneille Perry Shauneille Perry (July 26, 1929 –) is an American stage director and playwright.
Sheldon Epps Sheldon Epps (born November 15, 1952) is an American television and theatre director.
Sidney Lumet Sidney Arthur Lumet (June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American director, producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit.
Sidney Toler Sidney Hooper Toler (April 28, 1874 – February 12, 1947) was an American actor, playwright, and theatre director.
Simon Levy Simon Levy (born May 12, 1949) is an award-winning theatre director and playwright, who has been the Producing Director/Dramaturg with The Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles since 1993.
Stan Zimmerman Stan Zimmerman is a writer, producer, creator, and director of television, theatre and film.
Stanley Prager Stanley Prager (January 8, 1917 – January 18, 1972) was an American actor and a television and theatre director.
Stanley Sheff Stanley Sheff (also known as Maxwell DeMille) is a Hollywood born director and writer.
Stefan Sittig Stefan Sittig (born September 17, 1972 in Washington, D.C., United States) is known mostly as an American musical theatre director, choreographer and performer.
Stephen A. Schrum Stephen Alan Schrum is a theatre director and associate professor of Theater Arts at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.
Stephen Moorer Stephen Moorer (born September 29, 1961) is a stage actor, director and producer based on the Central California Coast.
Stephen Porter (director) Stephen Winthrop Porter (July 24, 1925 – June 11, 2013) was an American stage and television director, producer, set designer and writer best known for directing the classics, especially George ...
Stephen Russell Stephen Russell is an American actor, writer, theatre director and voice actor, best known for his voice acting in the Thief video game series as the protagonist Garrett.
Stephen Sachs Stephen Sachs (born 14 August 1959) is an award-winning stage director and playwright.
Stephen Waldschmidt Stephen Waldschmidt is an actor, playwright, theatre director, scenic designer, graphic designer, and stay-at-home dad originally from Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Steve Colman Steve Colman is an award-winning poet, playwright, producer, and director.
Steve Cosson Steve Cosson is a writer and director specializing in the creation of new theatre work inspired by real life, as well as a free-lance director of new plays, musicals, and classics.
Steve Zuckerman Steve Zuckerman is an American television and theater director.
Steven Schachter Steven Schachter is an American television, theatre, and film director and screenwriter.
Stuart Ostrow Stuart Ostrow (born circa 1932) is an American theatrical producer and director, professor, and author.
Stuart Vaughan John Walker "Stuart" Vaughan was the Founding Artistic Director of the New York Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Repertory Theatre New Orleans, The New Globe Theatre and Artistic...
Susan Strickler Susan C. Strickler is an American television and theatre director.
Tamar Simon Hoffs Tamar Simon Hoffs (born Tamar Ruth Simon; October 23, 1934) is an American film director, writer, and producer, best known for directing the indie films Red Roses and Petrol (2003) and...
Tazewell Thompson Tazewell Thompson (born May 27, 1948), is an African-American theatre director, the former Artistic Director of the Westport Country Playhouse (2006-2007) in Westport, Connecticut and the Syracu...
Ted Swetz Theodore "Ted" Swetz (born March 21, 1953) is an American actor, theatre director, and educator.
Teo Castellanos Teo Castellanos is the founder and Artistic Director of D-Projects, a contemporary Dance/Theater company.
Terrence J. Nolen Terrence Nolen, usually called Terry Nolen, is an award-winning American theater director and the Producing Artistic Director of the Arden Theatre Company.
Terrence O'Brien (director) Terrence O'Brien is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and received advanced training in acting and directing at American Conservatory Theatre, A.C.T. in San Francisco.
Terry Kinney Terry Kinney (born January 29, 1954) is an American actor and theatre director, and is a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, with Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry.
Terry Schreiber Terry Schreiber is an American theater director, acting teacher, and founder of the T. Schreiber Studio, in New York.
Theodore Mann Theodore Mann, birth name Goldman, (May 13, 1924 – February 24, 2012) was an American theatre producer and director and the Artistic Director of the Circle in the Square Theatre School.
Theresa Helburn Theresa Helburn (January 12, 1887 – August 18, 1959) was an important figure in 20th-century American theater and a Bryn Mawr College alumna, best known for her work with New York's Theatre Guild.
Thomas Hill (actor) Thomas Hill (June 2, 1927 – April 20, 2009) was an actor and director on stage for decades before starting in film in the mid-1960s and on television in the 1980s.
Thomas Kail Thomas Kail (born in Alexandria, Virginia) is an American film and theatre director, known for directing the Broadway and Off-Broadway productions of the musical In the Heights.
Thomas Wignell Thomas Wignell (1753–1803) was an English-born actor and theatre manager in colonial United States.
Thommie Walsh Thomas Joseph “Thommie” Walsh III (March 15, 1950 – June 16, 2007) was an American dancer, choreographer, and director.
Tim O'Malley (actor) Tim O'Malley (born June 26, 1957) is an American actor and playwright, director living in Chicago.
Tim Ocel Theater and opera director Tim Ocel has directed productions for organizations ranging from Opera Theatre of Saint Louis to Shakespeare Santa Cruz to Geva Theatre in Rochester, New York to the ...
Tina Landau Tina Landau (born May 21, 1962) is an American playwright and theatre director.
Tisa Chang Tisa Chang (born 5 April 1941) is a Chinese American actress and theatre director from Chongqing.
Todd Loyd Todd Loyd (born December 20, 1975) is an American theatre director, actor, teacher and Artistic Director.
Tom Eyen Tom Eyen (August 14, 1940 - May 26, 1991) was an American playwright, lyricist, television writer and theatre director.
Tom Moore (director) Tom Moore (born August 6, 1943) is an American theatre, television, and film director.
Tom O'Horgan Tom O'Horgan (May 3, 1924 – January 11, 2009) was an American theatre and film director, composer, actor and musician.
Tom Palumbo Tom Palumbo (1921–2008) was an American photographer and theatre director.
Tony Charmoli Tony Charmoli (born June 11, 1922), an American dancer, choreographer, and director, began dancing on Broadway in such shows as Make Mine Manhattan but soon began choreographing for televisi...
Tony Spinosa Tony Spinosa is an American theatre director, choreographer and actor.
Tony Taccone Tony Taccone (born July 4, 1951) is an American theater director, and currently the artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California.
Tully Marshall William Phillips (April 10, 1864 – March 10, 1943) was an American character actor known as Tully Marshall, with nearly a quarter century of theatrical experience behind before he ma...
Tuvia Tenenbom Tuvia Tenenbom (born in Tel Aviv, Israel) is a theater director, playwright, author, journalist, essayist and the founding artistic director of the Jewish Theater of New York, the only English-s...
Ulu Grosbard Israel "Ulu" Grosbard (9 January 1929 – 19 March 2012) was a Belgian-born, naturalized American theatre and film director and film producer.
Vincent J. Donehue Vincent Julian Donehue (September 22, 1915 – January 17, 1966) was an American director noted mainly for his theater work, with occasional film and television credits.
Vinnette Justine Carroll Vinnette Justine Carroll (March 11, 1922 — November 5, 2002) was an American playwright and actress, and the first African-American woman to direct on Broadway, with the 1972 musical Don't Bot...
Virlana Tkacz Virlana Tkacz (born June 23, 1952 in Newark, NJ) is the founding director of the Yara Arts Group, a resident company at the world-renowned La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York.
Vladimir Rosing Vladimir Sergeyevich Rosing (Владимир Серге́евич Розинг) (November 24, 1963), aka Val Rosing, was a Russian-born operatic tenor and stage director who spent most of his professional career...
Wendy C. Goldberg Wendy C. Goldberg is an award-winning theatre director and the current Artistic Director of the National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
Wesley Balk H. Wesley Balk (1932–2003) was an American performance theorist/coach and stage director.
Wilford Leach Carson Wilford Leach (August 26, 1929 – June 18, 1988) was an American theatre director, set designer, film director, screenwriter, and college professor.
William Anthony McGuire William Anthony McGuire was a playwright, theatre director, and producer and an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter, including The Kid From Spain starring Eddie Cantor.
William Ball (director) William Gormaly Ball (29 April 1931 – 30 July 1991) was an American stage director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT).
William James Royce William James Royce is an American playwright/director, screenwriter, and novelist.
William Layton William Layton (1912–1994) was an American playwright and actor.
William Lucking William Lucking (born June 17, 1941) is an American film, television, and stage actor perhaps best known for his role as Piney Winston in the drama series Sons of Anarchy.
William Missouri Downs William Missouri Downs,originally from Bay City, Michigan, is an American playwright, director and author.
William Strauss William Strauss (February 5, 1947 – December 18, 2007) was an American author, historian, playwright, theater director, and lecturer.
Wilson Milam Wilson Milam is an American theatre director from Bellevue, Washington who works in the United States, UK and Ireland.
Winthrop Ames Winthrop Ames (November 25, 1870 – November 3, 1937) was an American theatre director and producer, playwright and screenwriter.
Woodie King, Jr. Woodie King, Jr, born 27 July 1937 in Baldwin Springs, Alabama, United States, is a renowned African-American director and producer of stage and screen, as well as the founding director of the N...
Woody Harrelson Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor and activist.
Wynn Handman Wynn Handman, (born May 19, 1922) is the Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, which he co-founded with Sidney Lanier and Michael Tolan in 1963.
Young Jean Lee Young Jean Lee (born 1974) is a Brooklyn-based playwright and director working in experimental theater.
Yuri Kordonsky Yuri Kordonsky (Юрий Кордонский) is a Russian-born theater actor and director, now a United States citizen and an associate professor of theater at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
Yuriy Kordonskiy Yuri Kordonsky (Юрий Кордонский) is a Russian-born theater director, now a United States citizen and an associate professor of theater at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
Zelda Fichandler Zelda Fichandler (born September 18, 1924 Boston Mass) is an American stage producer, director, and educator daughter of Harry Diamond, best known as cofounder and longtime artistic director of ...
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