Guide for the Homesick by Ken Urban | Huntington Theatre
October 18th through November 4th, 2017
Barbecue by Robert O'Hara | Geffen Playhouse
"...Director Colman Domingo stages “Barbecue” with a kinetic kick. He elicits from his cast the kind of freedom usually reserved for stand-up acts and comic cabarets without diminishing the integrity and ambition of the playwriting."
Seven Guitars by August Wilson | Actors Theatre of Louisville
Mr. Domingo directed the Off-Broadway Audelco nominated and Alliance Best Family Musical Award winning production of A Band of Angels, commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the musical along with the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War at New York City Children's Theater.
A 20 year theatre director veteran, Colman directed Mamalogues by Lisa B. Thompson for the W.E.B. Dubois Institute at Harvard University, the Off Broadway productions of Exit Cuckoo with The Working Theater, No Parole for The All for One Solo Festival, Single Black Female (Off Broadway, New Professional Theater/Peter Jay Sharp, Los Angeles’ Complex Theater and San Francisco’s Theater Rhinoceros), Sundiata (Berkeley Repertory Theater), Up Jumped Springtime (Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, American Living Room Festival), Once on this Island (Geva Theater/Suny Brockport), Rhinoceros (Theater Rhinoceros), Raised in Captivity (Inquiline Theater Company), New York Writer’s Institute, Magic Theater’s Young California Writer’s Project, Play Ground’s Emerging Playwright’s Festival, Solo Mio Festival, Intersection for the Arts, Campo Santo, S.F. Mime Troupe and the African American Shakespeare Company. He was the former founder and Artistic Director of Afrobluesoulpower Theater Company where he penned the play Up Jumped Springtime and produced Watermelon.
Colman has been a proud recipient of the Theater Bay Area Cash Award, Chashama Area Award, and a New York Theater Workshop Residency at Dartmouth. He is a New York Theater Workshop “Usual Suspect”, active member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and is on the faculty of the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Colman taught, guest lectured and mentored at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Savannah College of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin at Madison, The University of Texas at Austin, Temple University, Community College of Philadelphia, Sonoma State University, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, State University of New York at Brockport, Art Institute of San Francisco, Brooklyn Friends School, Balboa High School, New Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Rep School of Theater, San Francisco Mime Troupe, and Red Studios New York.
He is a Burian Lecturer for the New York Writer’s Institute and recently a John L. WarfieldCenter for African and African Diaspora Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin.