Quinn Bauriedel, Director Devised Performance

Theater - Devised Performance (MFA + Certificate)

Program Director, Devised Performance
Associate Professor
BA, Swarthmore College
Diploma, Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq
Diploma, Laboratoire D'Etude de Mouvement

Quinn Bauriedel is a co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of the OBIE Award-winning Pig Iron Theatre Company. Since 1995, Quinn has been one of the leading artists with the company, co-creating nearly all of the company's 30 original works of theatre and touring them to venues and festivals in Brazil, Germany, Scotland, England, Romania, Poland, Peru, Italy, Ukraine, Lithuania and Ireland, among others. Additionally, Quinn and Pig Iron regularly present their work in New York City and have toured throughout the States including engagements in San Francisco, Washington, DC, Princeton, Providence, Cambridge, Atlanta, Tampa, Logan (Utah).  Quinn received an Outstanding Direction Barrymore Award nomination for Welcome To Yuba City, which was nominated for 6 Barrymores including Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Overall Production.  Quinn received an Outstanding Choreography Barrymore for his collaborative work on Cafeteria, and also won for Outstanding Ensemble for Mission To Mercury.  Pig Iron Theatre Company has been recognized as “one of the few groups successfully taking theatre in new directions” by the New York Times. Pig Iron has been named Theatre Company of the Year by the Philadelphia Weekly, City Paper and Philadelphia Magazine.  Welcome To Yuba City was featured on the cover of American Theatre magazine in February 2010, as was The Tragedy of Joan of Arc (January, 2000), which Quinn directed. Quinn was a Henry Luce Fellow in Bali, Indonesia in 2000-2001 where he served on the faculty of the State College of Indonesian Arts and studied Balinese dance, mask work and music.  In 2002, he and his Pig Iron co-artistic directors (Dan Rothenberg and Dito van Reigersberg) were named Pew Fellows in Performance Art. In 2007, he received one of 6 national Fox Foundation Actor Fellowships.  In 2010 Quinn was awarded a USA Knight Fellowship and an Independence Foundation Artist Fellowship.  In 2016, Quinn became a USA Eisenhower Fellow, supporting a fellowship program in Spain and Russia.

Quinn has taught courses in acting and movement theatre since 2002 at Swarthmore College.  Additionally, he has been on the faculty of the Headlong Performance Institute and has taught courses at Princeton University.  Quinn has taught workshops at the Alternative Theatre Festival in Budapest, with Arts on Location in Bangkok, Thailand, at Les Kurbas Theatre in Lviv, Ukraine, with Cabuia Teatro in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at Teatrul Fara Frontiere in Valcea Rimnea, Romania and at Princeton University, Stanford University, UVA, Wesleyan university, Utah State, Georgetown, American University, and UPenn, among many others.  Additionally, he has taught professional theatre training workshops in Philadelphia, New York, and San Francisco for the past 15 years.

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