Artist Bio

Robert Wierzel

(Bio as of July 2019)

Robert Wierzel returns to the Goodman, where he previously work on productions of An Enemy of the People, Another Word for Beauty, Luna Gale, The Rose Tattoo and Big Love. Chicago credits include work with Chicago Shakespeare Theater (Jeff Award nominations: Troilus and Cressida, The Tempest), Chicago Opera Theatre and Lyric Opera of Chicago. Broadway credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, FELA! and Dreams and Nightmares. Off-Broadway credits include work with Roundabout Theatre Company, the Public Theater, Signature Theatre and Playwrights Horizons, among others. Wierzel has extensive regional theater credits with theaters across the country. Wierzel’s dance work includes 33 years with choreographer Bill T. Jones and the Bill T. Jones Opera Ballet, as well as Walking the Line at the Louvre Museum. Wierzel is a Creative Partner with Spark Design Collaborative, 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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