Rodney B. Marriott Biography (1938-)
Addresses: Home: 12 E. 22nd Street, New York, NY, 10010; Office: 161 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10013; Agent: Luis Sansurso, International Creative Management, 40 W. 57th Street, New York, NY, 10019.
Mr. Marriott is currently serving as Acting Artistic Director of New York's award-winning Circle Repertory Company and is developing a number of new plays including: Levitation, Dysan, Family Planning, Nightsong, The BicycleMan, Defender of the Faith, Banjo, On Wayward Wings. He has served as dramaturg on numerous new play projects and has directed over one hundred productions in academic and regional theaters prior to coming to New York City. Heserved with the U.S. Peace Corps in Nigeria, West Africa.
- New York Debut
- Directed--The Runner Stumbles, Circle Repertory, 1979.
- Principal Stage Work
- Directed--Circle Repertory, NY--Innocent Thoughts, Harmless Intentions, 1980, Threads, 1981, The Diviners, 1981, Confluence, 1982, The Holdup, 1982. Workshop productions--Breakfast Play, Cat and Mouse, Comeback, Screaming Eagle, Elm Circle, Skirmishers, American Options, Harry the Thief, American Welcome; The Rodeo Stays in Town for At Leasta Week, Ensemble Studio Theatre, NY; K-2, Theatre by the Sea, Portsmouth, NH, 1982; Clara's Play, Boarshead Theatre, MI, 1981; Joe Egg, Capital Repertory, Albany, NY; St. Mary's Summer Festival--The Rivals, Talley's Folly, Twelfth Night, A Streetcar Named Desire; Union City Thanksgiving, INTAR Stage Two, NY; A View from the Bridge,Yale University; The Rimers of Eldritch, Yale University; GrowingPains, Fordham University; The Serpent, Fordham University.
- Theatre-Related Career
- Instructor, Advanced Acting, Theatre History, Fordham University; Instructor, Playwriting, 92nd Street YMCA, NY; Instructor, Text Analysis, New York University Graduate Writing Program; Instructor, New Plays and Playwrights, New School for Social Research; Director of Theatre Program, New York State Summer School of the Arts; Carnegie Teaching Fellow, Yale University; Drama Department, Phillips Exeter Academy; Instructor, Theatre, Brearley School.