OREN JACOBY Theater, Director: Theater for the New City, Westbeth Theater, and Williamstown Theater Festival. Dramaturg: Trinity Rep and Dallas Theater Center. Film/TV, Director/Producer/Screenwriter: Sister Rose’s Passion, (Oscar nominee–Best Documentary Short Film, winner–Tribeca Film Festival, HBO), Constantine’s Sword with James Carroll (First Run Features); Lafayette: The Lost Hero (PBS); Topdog Diaries with Suzan-Lori Parks, Don Cheadle, Jeffrey Wright; Shakespeare Sessions with John Barton, Kevin Kline, Charles Dutton; Sam Shepard: Stalking Himself with Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris; the PBS series The Irish in America with Jason Robards, Clair Bloom; Swingin’ with Duke; Benny Goodman Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing; The Beatles Revolution (ABC); and 3 films for the BBC series The Second Russian Revolution, winner of the Dupont/Columbia Gold Baton for Best Documentary Series. He is a graduate of Brown University and the Directing Program of the Yale School of Drama and lives with his wife and daughter in New York City.
Bio as of 1/2012