Timothy Bond, Producing Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage

Timothy Bond is honored to have the opportunity to transfer Syracuse Stage’s production of The Brothers Size to the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town and The Market Theatre in Johannesburg. Tim has had international theatre experiences in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Seattle-Soviet Theatre Arts Exchange Delegation), Brussels Opera, Opera de Lyon, and Vienna Festival (Assistant Director to Peter Sellars world premiere production of The Death of Klinghoffer) and as adjudicator for the Chinese Universities Shakespeare Festival (Chinese University of Hong Kong.) He has directed plays by South African playwrights Athol Fugard (Sizwe Bansi is Dead, The Island) and Salaelo Maredi (Homeland).

Timothy Bond is the Producing Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage and the Syracuse University Department of Drama. He has 25 years experience in leading regional theatres throughout the United States. Most recently, he served for 11 years as associate artistic director of the famed Oregon Shakespeare Festival where he directed 12 productions, including works by Shakespeare, August Wilson, Suzan-Lori Parks, Edward Albee, Lorraine Hansberry, Lynn Nottage, and Octavio Soliz. Prior to that, Bond spent 13 years with the Seattle Group Theatre, serv­ing as Artistic Director from 1991 – 1996. While there he directed more than twenty plays, including 5 world premieres and 5 west coast premieres. Bond has also directed at such prestigious theatres as The Guthrie Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Play House, A Contemporary Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Geva Theatre, and Arena Stage. Bond received a Theatre Communications Group/National Endowment for the Arts Directing Fellowship Award and has twice won Backstage West’s Garland Award for Outstanding Direction for Les Blancs (1998) and Blues for an Alabama Sky (1997). He served on the board of direc­tors of the Theatre Communications Group from 1993 to 1997. Bond holds a BFA from Howard University and an MFA (magna cum laude) from the University of Washington.


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