Director of Theatre, Acting and Directing
Phone: 413 538-2836
Email: Roger Babb
Roger Babb was for many years the Artistic Director of Otrabanda Company, an experimental theatre group based in New York City. With Otrabanda he lived and worked in Asia, South America and Europe; toured the Mississippi River by raft and was awarded a playwriting fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts. He worked as an actor with Joseph Chaikin's Winter Project, Ping Chong's Fiji Company, Julie Taymor, Merideth Monk, Ann Bogart and many other theatre artists. He taught at Princeton University, Swarthmore College and New York University. He teaches Directing and Acting and is most interested in collaborations with other artists and scientists. Otrabanda was the first theatre company to receive a grant from the National Science Foundation and its award winning piece Brain Café was based on the writings of neurologists Oliver Sacks and A.R. Luria.