Will Frears is an award-winning theatre and film director. His New York credits include Misery (Broadway), Still Life (MCC), The Water’s Edge (Second Stage), Pen (Playwright’s Horizons), Terrorism (The New Group/Play Company), Rainbow Kiss (The Play Company), Where We’re Born (Rattlestick), God Hates the Irish (Rattlestick), and the Pulitzer finalist Omnium Gatherum. His film credits include All Saints Day and Coach. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, New York Magazine, The London Review of Books, and Eight by Eight. He holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Will Frears in interviewed by Jillian Jetton ’23 and Michelle Cowles ’22
The SLC Performance Lab is produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program. Performance Lab is one of the core components of the program where graduate students work with guest artists and develop group-generated performance experiments. During the course of the year, visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Performance Lab are interviewed after leading a workshop with the MFA cohort.