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Claude Fredericks Edit Profile

educator , playwright

Claude Fredericks, American playwright, educator.

Background

Fredericks, Claude was born on October 14, 1923 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Claude Matthew and Vira Beatrice (Toothman) Fredericks.

Education

Student, Harvard University, 1941-1943.

Career

Founder, director, The Banyan Press, Pawlet, Vermont, since 1947;professor, Bennington (Vermont) College, 1961-1993;director, Yoshitsune Foundation, Pawlet, Vermont, 93-.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Playwright: The Idiot King (produced by Living Theatre, New York City 1954), Translation of Pirandello's Tonight We Improvise (produced by Living Theatre 1959), On Circe's Island and A Summer Ghost (produced by Artists Theatre, New York City 1962, public by Bennington Review, 1965, by Hill and Wang, 1965).

Connections

father:
Claude Matthew Fredericks

mother:
Vira Beatrice (Toothman) Fredericks