Princess Grace Statue Award, 2009

Princess Grace Award
Theater Apprenticeship, 1988
Center Theatre Group



 Brian Kulick is in his seventh season as Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company (CSC), where he recently directed the world premiere of Anne Carson’s adaptation of An Oresteia. Other CSC credits include HamletRichard II and Richard III with Michael Cumpsty; The Tempest with Mandy Patinkin; The False Servant with Martha Plimpton and The Mysteries with Michael Stuhlbarg. From 1996-2001 he was an Artistic Associate at The Public Theatre, where he directed Twelfth Night, Kit Marlowe, The Winter’s Tale, Pericles, A Dybbuk and Timon of Athens. Prior to this, he was the Associate Artistic Director of Trinity Repertory Company, where he directed Romeo and JulietDon Quixote and The Illusion.He has directed the premieres of works by Tony Kushner, Charles L. Mee, Nilo Cruz, Han Ong and David Grimm.  His work in opera and music theatre includes CarmenPelleas and MelisandeA Soldier’s TaleThe Guilty Mother and The Anatole Cycle (all for Long Beach Opera). His work has also been seen at Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, the Mark Taper Forum, ACT (Seattle), the McCarter Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Magic Theatre, among others. He has been an artist-in-residence at the Mark Taper Forum and the Creative Director for The Shakespeare Society of New York. Currently he is on the faculty of Columbia University’s School of the Arts Theatre Program, where he teaches directing. He has been the recipient of grants from The Princess Grace Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trust, and a NEA/TCG Director Fellowships.