Robert Woodruff
Theater Director
New York, NY
2007 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation.

Robert Woodruff is an internationally acclaimed director of theater and opera who has served as either director or associate artist with some of the country’s most significant crucibles of innovation in the field of performance, including the Eureka Theater, the Mark Taper Forum, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and the American Repertory Theatre. He frequently collaborates with such artists as Rinde Eckert, Philip Glass, Charles Mee, and Sam Shepard and is among the foremost international directors of Shakespeare and Brecht. Woodruff’s work has been seen in festivals in Edinburgh, Spoleto, Sydney, Jerusalem, and Brooklyn.

Portrait photo courtesy Andre Costantini and American Repertory Theatre.

  • Artwork by Robert Woodruff
    Britannicus, 2007, directed by Robert Woodruff; photo courtesy Michael Litch
Artwork by Robert Woodruff