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Randy Baker is a playwright, director and co-Artistic Director of Rorschach Theatre. Recent shows he has directed with Rorschach include Very Still and Hard to See (Five Helen Nominations including Best Director), The Electric Baby, She Kills Monsters, The Minotaur and After the Quake. Recent shows he has directed outside of Rorschach include the seven-room living installation piece, Hello, My Name Is… at The Welders (Three Helen Hayes nominations including Best Director), a shadow puppet gamelan-inspired A Midsummer Night’s Dream at WSC Avant Bard, Big Love at Catholic University, Anon/ymous at Georgetown University and his own adaptation of Rashōmon at American University. Recent plays he has written include the world premieres of Forgotten Kingdoms and Truth & Beauty Bombs: A Softer World at Rorschach Theatre and workshops and educational productions of The Burning Road (Arena Stage), Monastery (Theater J), Rashōmon (American University and Spooky Action Theatre), Circus of Fallen Angels (NCDA and American University) and wild42hold (George Washington University).

Randy is also adjunct faculty at American University and George Washington University. He teaches and is a guest artist at numerous institutions including Theatre Lab, The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Imagination Stage, The Writer’s Center, Georgetown University, Catholic University. He received his MFA in creative writing from Goddard College and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

(Current as of November 2017)

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