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Dan Rothenberg

Dan Rothenberg is a Philadelphia-based director and creator of experimental performance. A founding member and co-artistic director of the Pig Iron Theatre Company, Dan has directed almost all of Pig Iron’s original performance works, including Zero Cost House, Poet in New YorkGentlemen VolunteersLove Unpunished, Isabella, The Lucia Joyce Cabaret, and the OBIE Award-winning productions Chekhov Lizardbrain and Hell Meets Henry Halfway. Dan’s work with Pig Iron has toured to fourteen countries on four continents. In 2001, Dan co-directed Shut Eye with legendary director Joseph Chaikin. Other projects include ongoing collaborations with Headlong Dance Theatre, the alt-comedy group The Berzerker Residence, and Stockholm’s music-theatre group Teater Slava. Dan directed the English-language premieres of Toshiki Okada’s Enjoy (2010) and The Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise (2014) for Play Company in New York. Dan teaches physical theater at Pig Iron’s two-year grad program, the School for Advanced Performance Training. Pew Fellowship in the Arts (2002); USA Artists Knight Fellowship (2010). 

Interview with One of Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Directors, Dan Rothenberg, and Collaborating Artist Troy Herion
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Interview with One of Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Directors, Dan Rothenberg, and Collaborating Artist Troy Herion

8 April 2015

Amy Brady interviews Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Director, Dan Rothenberg, and collaborating artist Troy Herion.