Friday, October 22, 2010

Uranium Madhouse gets its first Advisory Board Member: meet David Chambers

I am very pleased to announce that a mentor of mine from Yale, David Chambers, has agreed to serve on the Advisory Board of Uranium Madhouse, the theater company I am forming.

David Chambers, an
South Coast Rep Associate Artist, is a director,
teacher, writer and producer whose
work has been seen On and Off-Broadway
and at major theatres throughout
the United States. He directed Broadway
premieres of Christopher Durang’s
A History of the American Film and
Howard Korder’s Search and Destroy,
a play which originated at South Coast Rep and for
which Mr. Chambers received a New
York Drama Desk nomination for best
director. Mr. Chambers has served as
director at such theatres as The New
York Shakespeare Festival, Washington’s
Arena Stage (Producer 1979-81
seasons), the Yale Repertory Theatre
and the Guthrie, among others. He is
currently a professor of acting and directing
at the Yale School of Drama
where among other duties he produced
The Meyerhold Project, a collaboration
with the Saint Petersburg Academy of
Theatre Arts in Russia which has performed
in Europe and the U.S. He also
directed South Coast Rep’s Bosoms and Neglect,
The Hollow Lands, Tartuffe, Private
, Old Times, A Mess of Plays by
Chris Durang
, The Misanthrope,
Hedda Gabler, The Miser, Going for
, Kiss of the Spider Woman and
Twelfth Night, productions which have
won numerous Drama-Logue and L.A.
Drama Critics Circle Awards. He lives
in Portland and Vinalhaven, Maine
with his wife Christine Vincent and son
Dima. His daughter Jessica lives and
works in the Bay Area.

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