Will Frears

Sarah Lawrence College. Yale School of Drama. Film: Coach, All Saints’ Day (winner, best narrative short, Savannah Film Festival), Beloved. Off Broadway: Year Zero (Second Stage Uptown), Still Life (MCC), Rainbow Kiss (The Play Company), The Water's Edge (Second Stage), Pen (Playwrights Horizons), Terrorism (The New Group/The Play Company), Omnium Gatherum (Variety Arts), Where We’re Born and God Hates the Irish (both at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), Get What You Need (Atlantic 453), and Kid-Simple (Summer Play Festival). Regional: Build at the Geffen Playhouse; Some Lovers at the Old Globe Theatre; Romeo & Juliet, Bus Stop, The Water's Edge, and A Servant of Two Masters at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; The Pillowman at George Street Playhouse; Hay Fever and The Price at Baltimore CenterStage; Sleuth at the Bay Street Theatre; Our Lady of 121st Street (Steppenwolf Theatre); Omnium Gatherum (Actor’s Theatre of Louisville). Artistic Director: Yale Cabaret (1999-2000). Recipient of Boris Sagal and Bill Foeller directing fellowships. Contributor to The Paris Review, New York Magazine, Harper’s, and The London Review of Books. SLC, 2010–

Courses taught in Theatre

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill
2012-2013
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill
2011-2012
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill
  • REWRITE

Courses taught in MFA Theatre Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill - Graduate

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