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Robert Wilson

Biography

Versatile artist who collaborated in Einstein over the Seaside with Philip Glass. He was respectable for his avant-garde theatrical function. He was a business-administration pupil at the School of Tx. He gained a BFA in structures in the Pratt Institute in 1965. He collaborated with many performers, including Tom Waits, Rufus Wainwright, Gavin Bryars, and Lou Reed. His function for the 1984 Summer months Olympics, the CIVIL warS: A Tree IS MOST BENEFICIAL Measured WHEN IT’S Down, was hardly ever completed as the Olympic Arts Celebration went out of financing. His parents had been attorney D.M. Wilson and Loree Velma Hamilton. He collaborated with Female Gaga on ARTPOP, her 2013 record.

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Full Name Robert J. Wilson
Date Of Birth October 4, 1941
Place Of Birth Waco, TX
Height 1.83 m
Profession Director
Education Pratt Institute, University of Texas at Austin
Nationality American
Parents Loree Velma Hamilton, D.M. Wilson
Awards Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, Obie Award for Special Citations, Golden Mask Award for Musical Theatre/Best Light Designer
Music Groups The Gap Band
Movies Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic, Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars, Uncle Howard, 4. The Silent And The Damned, 3. The Silent And The Damned, 2. The Blind Man of Seville
Star Sign Libra

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1American designer, playwright and director, he has been called a stage genius and one of "the most daring and creative figures in contemporary theatre."


Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shakespeares Sonette2009TV Movie
Kool - Dancing in My Mind2009Documentary short
Brad Pitt Video Portrait2006Short
Aida2004TV Movie
Leonce und Lena2003TV Movie
Madama Butterfly2003TV Movie
La mort de Molière1994Video
Stations1982TV Movie
Deafman Glance1981TV Movie
Video 501978TV Movie

Production Designer

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shakespeares Sonette2009TV Movie
Fables de La Fontaine2006TV Movie
Leonce und Lena2003TV Movie
Madama Butterfly2003TV Movie
Orphée et Eurydice2000TV Movie
Alceste1999TV Movie
The Black Rider1990TV Movie

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Theatre Without Audienceannounced
Artsnight2015TV SeriesContributor
Yesterday Once More2015/IShortDonator
La mort de Molière1994VideoMolière
Video 501978TV Movie

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Performances2014TV Series lighting design - 1 episode
Fables de La Fontaine2006TV Movie lighting designer
Leonce und Lena2003TV Movie lighting concept creator
Madama Butterfly2003TV Movie lighting designer
The Black Rider1990TV Movie lighting designer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Performances2014TV Series staged by - 1 episode
Fables de La Fontaine2006TV Movie directed for stage
Orphée et Eurydice2000TV Movie directed for stage
Alceste1999TV Movie directed for stage
The Black Rider1990TV Movie staged by

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shakespeares Sonette2009TV Movie by
The Black Rider1990TV Movie creator
Stations1982TV Movie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic2012Documentary producer
Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars1987producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures2016Documentary special thanks
Love in the Time of Flannel2011Short special thanks
In Berlin2009Documentary thanks
Absolute Wilson2006Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Itchi: My Path2016Documentary completedHimself
Uncle Howard2016/IDocumentaryHimself
Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramovic2012Documentary
Bam1502012Documentary
Mi reino por un caballo2012TV SeriesHimself
The Space in Back of You2011DocumentaryStage Director
Foyer - Das Theatermagazin2011TV SeriesHimself
Do Not Be Anxious - Be Fast and Be Quiet2010Video documentaryHimself
La mandrágora2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Ich will nicht wissen, wer ich bin - Heiner Müller2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Kool - Dancing in My Mind2009Documentary shortHimself
Imagine2008TV Series documentaryStage Director
Durch die Nacht mit...2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis2006DocumentaryDirector
Absolute Wilson2006DocumentaryHimself
Betty Freeman: A Life for the Unknown2005TV Movie documentaryStage Director
Die Königin - Marianne Hoppe2000DocumentaryHimself - director
Charlie Rose1999TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars1987Himself
Einstein on the Beach: The Changing Image of Opera1985DocumentaryHimself - Director

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La mandrágora2007TV SeriesHimself

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