skidmore theater faculty

Will Bond

Will BondSr. Artist-in-Residence – Acting

AB in English Literature from Albright College, Reading, PA
MFA in Acting from the University of Pittsburgh

Courses taught:

  • Intermediate Acting
  • Introduction to Acting
  • Special Studies in Acting
  • Body Centering

Will Bond is Senior Artist-In-Residence for the theater department. He is currently teaching intermediate acting, intro to acting, special studies, and senior practicum in acting/directing. Mr. Bond is a founding member of the SITI company which was created by artistic directors Anne Bogart and Tadashi Suzuki. He has created roles and performed nationally and internationally in SITI’s: The Trojan Women (Getty Villa, L.A.), Antigone (Getty Villa), Death And The Ploughman (world tour), Radio MacBeth, The Medium (Obie award winner), Small Lives/Big Dreams, Culture of Desire, Bob (Obies for light and sound and three Drama Desk Nominations including best solo performance of the year), War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds – The Radio Play, Cabin Pressure, bobrauschenbergamerica, and La Dispute (ART, Cambridge). Mr. Bond has performed at New York City Opera in Lilith and Seven Deadly Sins with Soprano Diva Lauren Flanigan. He has toured with Tadashi Suzuki and SCOT in Dionysus and with Robert Wilson’s Persephone. Recent roles outside SITI include MacBeth, The Lover, and Creditors at Actors Theatre of Louisville where he is an associate artist. Regional works include: Mystery of Irma Vep, Greater Tuna, Greetings, Holiday, Night Must Fall, Tempest, Hamlet.

Will has taught in schools and festivals all over the world and in the US including, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Maison des Folies, Lille, France, Theater Archa, Prague, Williams College, Amherst, Harvard, Columbia Univ., NYU, Trinity College, Dublin.

Will has developed and collaborated original works including History of the World from the Very Beginning with composer/musician Christian Frederickson, I’ll Crane For You choreographed by Deborah Hay, The Perfect Human V1 with Marianne Kim performed at the Harlem Stages EMOVES festival ’11 in NYC, and CRASH in collaboration with Ms. Kim and Brian H. Scott.

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