9/27/18, 3pm, Vasey Hall Green Room
Kevin Glaccum has been a member of Azuka Theatre since their inaugural production of La Rue des Faux. For Azuka he has directed 19 productions including ten World Premieres (Mrs. Harrison, Shitheads, Lights Rise on Grace, Moon Cave, Pookie Goes Grenading, Everyone and I, Hope Street and Other Lonely Place, Whisky Neat, Azuka One-Acts, The Boys ) and one musical (Hedwig and the Angry Inch—Best Director Barrymore Nomination; Best Director of a Musical, Philadelphia Weekly). Other credits include Say Goodnight, Gracie (Act II Playhouse) Iron Kisses (Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival), The Shoes (Philadelphia Fringe Festival) and The Rocky Horror Show, Club California, Proof, The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon and Speech and Debate at Arcadia University where he’s also an adjunct professor. Kevin is a recipient of a 2018 Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts. He has attended La MaMa Unbria International Symposium for Directors as well as the International Playwright’s retreat. In addition he is a member of Lincoln Center’s Directors Lab and a founding member of the Board of Directors of Theatre Philadelphia.
He has been the Producing Artistic Director of the company since 2001 producing 43 plays including 21 World Premieres. Azuka has been the recipient of 3 Barrymore Awards and 25 nominations. In 2012 Azuka Theatre introduced its New Professionals Production wherein all of the actors and designers are either recent college graduates or career changing professionals. In 2016 Azuka introduced its Pay What You Decide Box Office. Under this model audience members either make a reservation or just arrive at the theater, and only after they’ve seen the performance do they pay for it. Since the inception of this model Azuka’s audiences have grown by 28% and single ticket income has risen 25%.