Michael Rau

Since 2008 MICHAEL RAU has been working internationally in Germany, the UK, Ireland, the Czech Republic and Canada. In New York, he has created work at Lincoln Center, PS122, The Public Theater, Ars Nova, and The Bushwick Starr, and he has directed regionally in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland and Santa Barbara. His production of "Righteous Money" has been on tour for past three years, visiting Berlin, Edinburgh and Dublin. He has developed new plays at the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, the Lark and New York Theater Workshop. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University and Wesleyan University. Michael Rau is a recipient of fellowships from the Kennedy Center, the Likhachev Foundation, the New Play Network. He has been a resident artist at the Orchard Project, E|MERGE, and the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. He received his BA from Wesleyan University, and his MFA from Columbia University.