RETURNRobert Wilson

Robert Wilson

Director, visual artist
Born in Waco, Texas, Wilson is among the world’s foremost theatre and visual artists. His works for the stage unconventionally integrate a wide variety of artistic media, including dance, movement, lighting, sculpture, music and text. His images are aesthetically striking and emotionally charged, and his productions have earned the acclaim of audiences and critics worldwide. Wilson’s artistic collaborators include prominent writers and musicians. Moreover, his drawings, paintings and sculptures have been presented around the world in hundreds of solo and group showings, and his works are held in private collections and museums throughout the world. Wilson has been honoured with numerous awards for excellence, including a Pulitzer Prize nomination, two Premio Ubu awards, the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennale, and an Olivier Award. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the German Academy of Arts, and holds 8 Honorary Doctorate degrees. RW Work Ltd., New York, is Robert Wilson’s agent. // Last update of the biography: February 2022.