FORA.tv Speaker - Carey Perloff

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Biography

Carey Perloff is celebrating her 16th season as artistic director of A.C.T., where she most recently directed acclaimed productions of Philip Kan Gotanda's After the War (an A.C.T. commission that premiered in March), Tom Stoppard's Travesties, Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill's Happy End (including a critically acclaimed cast album recording), and A Christmas Carol (a new adaptation by Perloff with dramaturg Paul Walsh).

Known for directing innovative productions of classics and championing new writing for the theater, Perloff's work at A.C.T. also includes the West Coast premiere of her own play, The Colossus of Rhodes. Her latest play, Higher, was developed at New York Stage & Film in June.

Before joining A.C.T., Perloff was artistic director of the Classic Stage Company in New York. She studied classics and comparative literature at Stanford University and was a Fulbright Fellow at Oxford.

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Carey Perloff on Controversial Modern Theater

05.25.08 | 00:58:27 min | 0 comments