BSS, City College of New York, 1943. Master of Arts, Smith College, 1948.
Professor, Boston University, 1959-1968;professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1969-1972;professor department theater, Brandeis U., Waltham, Massachusetts, 1972-1992;professor emeritus, Brandeis U., Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1992;artistic director, Theatre Asylum, New York Cityacting teacher, Emerston College, Bostonacting teacher to private students, New York City and Boston. Mellon professor drama Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1964-1965 Adjunct Professor Columbia University, 1968-1969, New York University, 1972. Visiting professor Tel Aviv U., 1977-1978.
Visiting teacher, director Beit Tsvi, Tel Aviv, 1983-1984.
Staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association, National Theatre Conference.
Married Shirlienne Dame, March 20, 1946. Children: Mark, Paul.