Frank Dunlop Biography (1927-)

Born February 15, 1927, in Leeds, England; son of Charles Norman and Mary (Aarons) Dunlop. Avocational interests: Reading. Career: Theatre director, best known for his Broadway productions of Camelot and Scapino. Piccolo Theatre, Manchester, England, director, 1954; Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, England, resident director, 1956; Nottingham Playhouse,Nottingham, England, director, 1961-64; National Theatre, London, England, associate director, 1967, administrative director, 1968-71; Arts Council, member of Young People's Panel, 1968; Young Vic Theatre, London, England, founderand director, 1969-83; Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland,director, 1984-91. Central School of Arts, governor, 1970; Brooklyn Academyof Music Theatre Company, Brooklyn, NY, and New York City, founder, 1976-78.Military service: Royal Air Force. Awards, Honors: Commander, Order of the British Empire, 1977; honorary degree, Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, 1978; University of London, honorary fellow of University College, 1979; chevalier, Order of Arts and Literature (France), 1987; honorary degrees from Heriot-Watt University, 1989, and the Shakespeare Institute. Addresses: Office: Piccolo Theatre Company, 6 Langley St., London WC2H 9JA, England.; Contact: E. Nives, 157 West 57th St., Suite 1400, New York, NY 10019-2210.

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February 15, 1927
Leeds, England

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