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Dramaturgy at the Eureka: An Interview with Oskar Eustis

An interview with director and dramaturg Oskar Eustis: Oskar Eustis was born and raised in Minnesota. He studied and worked in the New York avant-garde in the mid-70s, most notably with Mabou Mines, the Performance Group, Richard Foreman and the Iowa Theater Lab. In 1976 he founded Red Wing Theater Company, which performed in New York and across the country (including a residency at the Eureka in 1977). From 1978-1980 he co-founded and led the Laboratory Theater of the Schauspielhaus Zurich in Switzerland, as well as directed and taught throughout the German-speaking world. Since 1981 he has been a resident director and dramaturg at the Eureka. Recently he has directed *The Cherry Orchard* and *Husbandry* and co-directed *The Threepenny Opera* at the Eureka. He also co-directed *Execution of Justice* at Actors Theater of Louisville and in the Eureka/Berkeley Repertory/San Jose Repertory co-production.

Bly, Mark. “Dramaturgy at the Eureka: An Interview with Oskar Eustis.” *Theater* 17, no. 3 (1986): 7-12.