Rob Cardazone

(646) 352-3332
robcardazone@gmail.com
Member: The Barrow Group, Drama League, Dramatist Guild, ART/NY,
Sewanne Writers’ Conference – Tennessee William’s Scholarship
Artistic Director / Playwright / Director: Two Cups and a String Theatre

DIRECTOR

A DARK WOOD- a short play, Samuel French Festival, 2008
THE PRESENT’S TINY POINT- a collection of original plays, scenes and songs, Turtle Shell Theater.
DESIREE OF BEVERLY HILLS- One Act Musical, Downeast Arts Center
WHAT SPRANG OFF A GYPSY ROOSTER- Two Cups and a String Theatre; Access Theater.
AIRPORT ENCOUNTER- Yankee Rep.
EL FOTOGRAFO- Modern Artificial Theatre; Off Off B'way
PLANET Q- Improvization; Workshop
THE WORKING PLAYGROUND- Improvization; Workshop
SALVAGE THEATRE- Improvization; Workshop
SIT DOWN SATIRE – Rebecca Hancoff’s one-person-show developed with Spalding Gray

PRODUCER

TWO CUPS AND A STRING THEATRE, INC., a new 501 (c) (3) non-profit theatre company:
1) The Shrew Sketch, NYC Fringe, 2001: Playwright, Set Design and Carp, Assisted Costume and Hat designers: Trained: ASM, Board Operators, Quick Change Dresser, and Prop Master.
2) What Sprang Off a Gypsy Rooster, Access Theater, 2004: Playwright, Director, Set and Prop designer.
3) The Present’s Tiny Point, Turtle Shell Theatre, 2007: Playwright, Director, Set and Prop designer.
THE BLUE PLATE SPECIAL, 2003: a once a month performance night for the students and community of The Barrow Group: SM, Lighting and Sound Design, Board Op., General Organizer.
MODERN ARTIFICIAL THEATRE:
1) How to Tuna Cello: Playwright, Actor.
2) El Fotografo: Playwright, Director.

TRAINING

COLLEGE
University of the Arts (Philadelphia) BFA, School of Theatre: 1983-1987
DIRECTING
Seth Barrish - The Barrow Group
PLAYWRITING
CUNY Hunter College, MFA, Playwriting: 2011-1013
Tina Howe - Hunter
Mark Bly - Hunter
Arlene Hutton - The Barrow Group
John Claude Van Italie - Private
Romulus Linney/Arlene Hutton - Sewanee Writers’ Conference
ACTING
Scene Study - Terry Shrieber - T. Shrieber Studios
Scene Study - Lloyd Richards - The Actors Center
Scene Study - Seth Barrish - The Barrow Group
Improv Comedy - Sarah Nowak/Kevin Scott/Nate Starkey - The PIT
Shakespeare - Daniella Varon - Shakespeare & Co.
Acting - Walter Dallas - U of A
Scene Study - Irene Baird - U of A
VOICE
Musical Theatre - Edward Perretti - Private
Opera, Musical Theatre - John Tenaglia - U of A
Pop, Rock Opera - Rob La Rocco - Private
Musical Theatre - Bill Nolte - Private
STAGE MANAGING
Phantom of the Opera, B’way - PSM Craig Jacobs (further credits on request)