Victoria Clark Trustee
Victoria Clark is a Tony-Award winning actress, director and educator. Her breadth of experience and knowledge make her a highly sought-after star and collaborator in this country and around the world. Trained at Interlochen Music Academy, Yale University, The Mozarteum (Salzburg), and New York University’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program, Victoria’s experience spans classical and contemporary idioms, encompassing both existing and new work, in plays, musicals, opera, film and television. Acting: Broadway: The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), Gigi (Tony, Helen Hayes nominations), Cinderella (Tony, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Snow Geese, Titanic, How to Succeed…, Urinetown, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, A Grand Night for Singing, Sunday in the Park With George. Off-Broadway: When the Rain Stops Falling (Drama Desk nomination), A Prayer for My Enemy, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, The Agony and the Agony, Marathon Dancing, Follies (LA), Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, and Katisha in The Mikado, both at Carnegie Hall. International: Madame Sousatzska in Susatzska. Film: The Enchanted Forest, Archeology of a Woman, Harvest, The Happening, Tickling Leo, Main Street, Cradle Will Rock. Television: Upcoming Almost Family (FOX), Law & Order/SVU, The Good Wife, Mercy, and Carrie Mathison’s mother Ellen on Showtime’s Homeland. Directing: The Dance of Death by August Strindberg (Classic Stage Company); Scaffolding by Jeff Blumenkrantz starring Rebecca Luker for Premieres! (Barrow Group Theater); Paper Piano by Mary Jo Shen (Joe’s Pub); Hansel and Gretl and Heidi And Günther (Village Theater Festival of New Musicals); Newton’s Cradle, NAMT Festival, (Best Director Award); The Trouble With Doug/Fredericia Theater, Denmark; The Impresario (Philadelphia Opera Theater); eight productions for Texas Opera Theater, the touring arm of Houston Grand Opera, introducing students of all ages to opera and musical theater; Shakin’ The Blues Away; An Irving Berlin Revue (Goodspeed Opera House). Teaching: Master teacher in U.S. and abroad; Visiting faculty, Yale University, Artist-in residence, Duke University, and Pace School of the Performing Arts, where she directed The Light in the Piazza. Board member, New York City Center and the Kurt Weill Foundation. Favorite role: Thomas Luke’s mom. Victoria resides in New York with her husband Tom Reidy and their rescue Golden Retriever Ollie.