Robert (Bob)  McGrath

Robert (Bob) McGrath

Associate Professor - Directing

Bob McGrath is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Ridge Theater in New York. He has directed theater and opera at venues including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center, The American Repertory Theater, Vineyard Theater, and La MaMa E.T.C. He is the recipient of three OBIE awards.

Contact Me

(540) 231-8562
251-E Henderson Hall (0141)
195 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Areas of Expertise

  • Production/Research Area: Director
  • Teaching Areas: Directing, Dramaturgy, Script Analysis

Education & Training

  • B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon

What is your favorite place on campus? Why?

The duckpond, I love being by the water...& of course the theaters, because I love directing.

What is the most important quality for any student in the performing arts to cultivate?

Thick skin.

Honors & Awards:

  •  Recipient of three OBIE awards for: Direction, Best Production, and Sustained Acheivment 

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