Michael Rau is a director specializing in new plays, opera, and digital media projects, and a professor at Stanford University.
Michael Rau is a director specializing in new plays, opera, and digital media projects. He has worked internationally in Germany, Brazil, the UK, Ireland, and the Czech Republic. He has created work at Lincoln Center, The Public Theater, and Ars Nova. Regionally, his work has been performed at A.R.T. in Cambridge MA and he has developed new plays at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and the Kennedy Center. He has served an assistant director for Anne Bogart, Les Waters, and Ivo Van Hove. He is a New York Theater Workshop Usual Suspect and a professor of directing at Stanford University.