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Richard Schechner (born August 23, 1934) is Professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, editor of TDR: The Drama Review, and artistic director of East Coast Artists. His BA is from Cornell University (1956), MA from the University of Iowa (1958), and PhD from Tulane University (1962). Schechner is one of the founders of the Performance Studies department of the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University (NYU). He also founded The Performance Group, an experimental theater troupe. Schechner was artistic director of TPG from its start in 1967 (during a workshop) until 1980 when TPG changed its name to The Wooster Group which continues under the leadership of Elizabeth LeCompte. The home of both TPG and TWG is the Performing Garage in New York's SoHo district, acquired by Schechner in 1968. In 1992, Schechner founded a new theater company, East Coast Artists, of which he was the artistic director until 2009. At that point, Benjamin Mosse became ECA's artistic director. Schechner continues to work with ECA.
Schechner is married to Carol Martin and the father of two children, Samuel MacIntosh Schechner and Sophia Martin Schechner.
Total Books: 28
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