THEATRE PRACTITIONERS

Biographies and quizzes for famous theatre practitioners

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Stella Adler

American

Teacher, Theorist

Antonin Artaud

French

Director, Playwright, Theorist

Sir Augustus Henry Glossop Harris

English

Producer, Director

Amiri Baraka

American

Playwright

Eugenio Barba

Italian

Director

David Belasco

American

Director, Designer, Playwright, Producer

Steven Berkoff

English

Director, Playwright, Theorist

Augusto Boal

Brazilian

Director, Theorist, Teacher

Dion Boucicault

Irish, American

Director, Designer, Playwright, Producer

Bertolt Brecht

German

Director, Playwright, Theorist

Peter Brook

English

Director, Producer

Michael Chekhov

Russian-American

Teacher

Agnes de Mille

American

Teacher, choreographer

Richard D’Oyly Carte

British

Director, Producer

Robert Edmond Jones

American

Designer

Marianne Elliott

English

Director

George Faison

American

Director, choreographer

Bob Fosse

American

Director, choreographer

David Garrick

English

Director, Playwright, Producer

Savion Glover

American

choreographer

Edward Gordon Craig

English

Director, Designer

Jerzy Grotowski

Polish

Director

Uta Hagen

American, German

Teacher

Peter Hall

English

Director

Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen

German

Director, Designer, Producer

Inigo Jones

British

Designer

Laura Keene

English

Director, Producer

Mike Leigh

English

Director, Playwright

Arthur Lessac

American

Teacher

Joan Littlewood

English

Director

Gillian Lynne

English

Director, choreographer

Cameron Mackintosh

British

Producer

Rose McClendon

American

Director

Sanford Meisner

American

Teacher

Sam Mendes

English

Director

Katie Mitchell

English

Director

Trevor Nunn

British

Director, Producer

Hal Prince

American

Director, Producer

Jerome Robbins

American

Director, choreographer

Josie Rourke

English

Director

Michel Saint-Denis

French

Director, Theorist, Teacher

Viola Spolin

American

Teacher, Theorist

Konstantin Stanislavski

Russian

Director, Theorist, Teacher

Ellen Stewart

American

Director, Producer

Lee Strasberg

American

Director, Teacher, Theorist

Efua T. Sutherland

Ghanaian

Director, Playwright

Julie Taymor

American

Director, Designer

Luis Valdez

American, Chicano

Director, Playwright

Madame Vestris

English

Director, Producer