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actor , theatrical director

Jerry Zaks, German theatrical director, actor. Board directors Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, since 1976. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, Society Stage Directors and Choreographers.

Background

Zaks, Jerry was born on September 7, 1946 in Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Sy and Lily (Gliksman) Zaks. came to the United States, 1948, naturalized, 1954.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Smith College, 1969.

Career

Director Ensemble Studio, 1978—1980, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1980—1981, Playwrights Horizons, 1981, Philadelphia Drama Guild, 1981, Denver Center Theatre, 1984, New York Public Theatre, 1984. Guest artist, visiting professor Dartmouth College, 1977, 83-84.

Works

Membership

Board directors Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, since 1976. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, Society Stage Directors and Choreographers.

Connections

Married Jill P. Rose, January 14, 1979. Children: Emma Rose, Hannah Lily.

father:
Sy Zaks

mother:
Lily (Gliksman) Zaks

spouse:
Jill P. Rose

child:
Emma Rose Zaks

child:
Hannah Lily Zaks