Knud Adams is a Brooklyn-based director of experimental new plays as well as a writer. In directing, Knud has assisted some of the nation's most renowned artists, including The Wooster Group (Hamlet), Andre Gregory (Grasses of a Thousand Colors), Richard Foreman (Old Fashioned Prostitutes workshop), Sam Gold (Uncle Vanya, A Doll's House, Kin), and Sarah Benson (Orange, Hat & Grace). His recent NYC productions include Torrey Townsend’s Home Universe (Columbia Stages), Max Posner’s Gun Logistics with Birgit Huppuch and Paul Thureen (Directorfest), and his own play Children of the Future Age (Calliope). As playwright, Knud was twice winner of the Kenyon James E. Michael and a WORDBRIDGE semifinalist. He grew up in France, England, and Scotland before settling in/for Ohio. www.knudadams.com
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