Hir by Taylor Mac

The Canadian premiere of Taylor Mac’s Hir  was seen on the Annex stage in Vancouver in November 2018. Audiences around…

The Events by David Greig

In January 2018, I directed the Canadian premiere of David Greig’s The Events for Pi Theatre. The show was presented with the…

Genetic Drift by Amy Lee Lavois

I conceived and directed Genetic Drift for Boca del Lupo’s Micro Performance Series. The piece introduces a world where global…

“For its 30th anniversary, Pi Theatre has masterfully resurrected a contemporary classic. Blasted, by English playwright Sarah Kane, is the kind of play that forces all the air out of your body and then screams at you to breathe.” (Blasted)
Erika Thorkelson, Vancouver Sun
“Wolfe had tons of fun bringing this thing to life, solving what could be big problems in clever ways. A roiling writer’s cauldron of wit, righteous indignation and audacious inspiration.” (Bite the Hand)
Cam Fuller, The Star-Phoenix
"Physically, the show, which was directed by Richard Wolfe ... is stellar. I can’t say enough good things about Empire of the Son. It’s bound to be one of the best shows of the year. You should see it.” (Empire of the Son)  
Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight

Richard Wolfe – Director / Dramaturg

Based in Vancouver, Canada, Richard is a specialist in contemporary theatre and performance who’s directed seven Canadian premiere productions of major international work. These include:  Ayad Akhtar’s The Invisible Hand (upcoming), Joe Penhall’s Blue/Orange, Wil Eno’s Thom Pain (based on nothing), Rafael Spregelburd’s Stupidity and Jez Butterworth’s Mojo. He’s also a experienced director of plays in translation who’s directed plays originally written in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Japanese, German and Russian. As a director / dramaturg, five of the seven new play premieres he’s directed have been published – by Talon Books, Anvil Press and Scirocco Drama.
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