Craig is a stage director based in New York City and has directed over a dozen world premieres. Credits include: Taming of the Shrew, (Off-Broadway, The Duke on 42nd Street); Titus: A Grand and Gory Rock Musical (world premiere, director/adapter, Cleveland Public Theatre); The Calico Buffalo, God’s Country (New York Musical Theatre Festival); The Aperture (world premiere, Winner of the Kennedy’s Center’s Rosa Parks Playwright Award, Cleveland Public Theatre & The New York International Fringe Festival); Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays (regional premiere, Cleveland Public Theatre); Alfred Kinsey: A Love Story (world premiere, Michael Weller Theater, NYC); Into The Woods (Weathervane Theatre), Twelfth Night; Much Ado About Nothing (Hamptons Shakespeare Festival); M4M, an all male adaptation of Measure for Measure (Cleveland Public Theatre); Macbeth, (The Clurman, Theatre Row). Other theaters worked at include Penguin Repertory, George Street Playhouse, The New Group Theatre and South Coast Repertory.
Assistant Directing: Tracy Letts’ Man From Nebraska (West Coast Premiere) starring Emmy Award winner Kathy Baker and Brian Kerwin (South Coast Repertory, Academy Award winner William Friedkin, director) and The Last Five Years starring Colin Hanlon and Sarah Litzsinger (George Street Playhouse, David Saint, director).
He received his MFA from UC Irvine where he was a two year participant in the Focused Research in Objective Drama program conducted by Jerzy Grotowski. He studied acting with Robert Cohen, the Suzuki method of actor training with Kent Kirkpatrick, and voice and speech with Dudley Knight (Fitzmaurice based). As a theater instructor, he has taught acting, voice, speech and movement at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (NYC), The Acting Studio, Los Angeles Theatre Academy and UC Irvine.
Craig is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).