Schofield Barbara

Barbara Schofield


Performance/Production Credits include: Open Fist Directing: LA Premieres – Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal and Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘n’ Roll. Stage Door (LA Weekly Nom. For Best Director, Best Ensemble), and Dancing at Lugnasa. Open Fist Acting: The Gary Plays Los Angeles Premiere (Padua Playwrights/Open Fist), Mad Forest, Light Up the Sky, St. Joan and the Dancing Sickness [World Premiere]; Elephant’s Graveyard [LA Premiere]. Other L.A. Directing: Arcadia, Proof, The Fantastiks, Incident at Vichy [Sierra Madre Playhouse]). New York Directing: Great Catherine (Roundabout Theatre/Susan Bloch Theatre), World Premier Uncontrollablelements (The Kitchen), The Maids (Jean Cocteau Rep.); Hamlet, Three Sisters, The Balcony, Endgame, Romeo and Juliet (Independent Theatre Co./House of Candles Theatre); Out At Sea, The Party (The New Theatre), Women of Manhattan (The Producer’s Club) Regionally: Cosi Fan Tutte (Kansas City Lyric Opera), AD Kansas City PlayFest, K.C., MO.; The Caretaker (Lyric Stage, Boston).

New York Acting; Hamlet, Cymbeline; World Premier–Tennessee Williams” Bar in a Tokyo Hotel (Tennessee Williams) The Cocktail Party, The Scarecrow, Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Love’s Comedy, No Exit (Jean Cocteau Rep.); American Premier, Riverman (Westbeth Theatre Center); The Seagull, Happy Days– Independent Theatre Co/House of Candles Theatre. Regional: Merchant of Venice, Design for Living), Toys in the Attic (Balsch Arena Stage); Antigone (Missouri Rep.)

Teaching: Co-Chair Acting Department AMDA College of the Performing Arts; Tufts University: Beginning and Advanced Acting, Stage Voice; University of Missouri, Kansas City- BA and MFA programs: Beginning and Advanced Acting, Directing, Dramatic Text Analysis, Theatre History. University of California 2000-2003: Acting, Stage Voice, Theatre History.

Academic Credentials: Ph. D.: Theatre, Tufts University; M.A.: Theatre, Tufts University; B.A. Drama/English, Schiller University/London, Berlin