Artist Bio

Robert Wierzel

(Bio as of December 2015)

Robert Wierzel previously collaborated with Goodman Theatre on Luna GaleThe Rose Tattoo and Big Love. Other Chicago credits include productions at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (including Jeff Award nominations for Troilus and Cressida and The Tempest), Chicago Opera Theatre and Lyric Opera of Chicago (including this season’s The Marriage of Figaro). Broadway credits include Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill, starring Audra McDonald; the musical FELA! and David Copperfield’s Broadway debut, Dreams and Nightmares.  Off- Broadway credits includes productions with the Roundabout Theatre Company, NYSF/The Public Theater, Signature Theatre and Playwrights Horizons, among others. Mr. Wierzel’s extensive regional theater work includes productions at American Conservatory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Center Stage, Alliance Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Westport Country Playhouse, Mark Taper Forum, Yale Repertory Theatre and The Old Globe, among many others. His dance work includes 30 years with choreographer Bill T. Jones and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, including productions at the Lyon Opera Ballet, Berlin Opera Ballet and Walking the Line at the Louvre Museum. In addition, he has worked with most of the country’s leading opera companies. Currently, Mr. Wierzel is an adjunct faculty member at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a guest lecturer at the Yale School of Drama.

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