Fred Curchack

Performing Arts, 2000

Fred Curchack has created 78 original theatre pieces, which have been featured at dozens of international theater festivals. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and has received funding from Creative Capital, the National Endowment for the Arts, Arts International and The Henson Foundation. After receiving a drama degree from the High School of Performing Arts in N.Y. and a MA in Theater from Queens College, Fred studied with masters of Indian Kathakali, Japanese Noh, Balinese Topeng and Commedia dell’Arte. He also studied choreography with Alwin Nikolais and trained with Grotowski’s Polish Theater Lab. He is Professor of Aesthetic Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas.

Awards and Accomplishments


Curchack is awarded Special Citation by the Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum "for being a true renaissance theater artist"