Meet the Cast and Director of Notes from Underground

BILL CAMP (Man/Co-Adapter). Broadway: Coram Boy, Heartbreak House, Jackie: An American Life, The Seagull, St. Joan. Off-Broadway credits include Macbeth, Sore Throats, Measure for Measure (TFANA); The Misanthrope, Beckett Shorts, Homebody/Kabul (Obie Award), The Devils, Lydie Breeze, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (NYTW); Inferno (Jewish Rep); Ti Jean Blues (The St. Marks Theater). Regional theatres include Yale Rep, A.R.T., BAM, Mark Taper Forum, NYS&F, Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Rep, The Public Theater, Seattle Rep, among others. Film: Tamara Drewe, Public Enemies, Love and Roadkill, The Guitar, Coach, Deception and The Dying Gaul. TV: Brotherhood, Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Graduate of The Juilliard Drama Division, Group 18.

MICHAËL ATTIAS (Apollon/Musician/ Composer/Sound Designer) is a New York City-based saxophonist/composer. He has performed concerts in clubs and festivals throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Japan with such musicians as Paul Motian, Anthony Braxton, Anthony Coleman and Oliver Lake. Pursuing multifarious action as recording artist and leader of several ensembles, he has also composed and designed for dance and theatre in both the U.S. and Europe. Recent theatre credits include Chair (TFANA) and Notes from Underground and Battle of Black and Dogs (Yale Rep).

MERRITT JANSON (Liza/Musician). Theatre credits include A.R.T.: Paradise Lost (Libby), Britannicus (Junia, IRNE nomination), The Onion Cellar (Bear Girl/Mute Girl); La Jolla Playhouse: Notes from Underground (Liza/Musician), The Deception (Chevalier); Shakespeare & Company: Twelfth Night (Viola), Othello (Desdemona); Yale Rep: Notes from Underground (Liza/Musician); The Wilma: Eurydice (Title); Theatre de la Jeune Lune: The Deception (Chevalier); Vineyard Playhouse: The English Channel (Emilia). Film: Mail Order Wife; Otto and Anna.

ROBERT WOODRUFF (Co-Adapter/ Director) has directed The Changeling, Saved, Chair and Orpheus X for Theatre for a New Audience, and over 60 productions across the U.S. at theatres including Lincoln Center Theater, The Public Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, American Conservatory Theater, Guthrie Theater and Mark Taper Forum, among others. Most recently, he created Ifigeneia in Aulis with Toneelgroep Amsterdam and Philip Glass’s Appomattox for the San Francisco Opera. Internationally, his work has been seen at the Habimah National Theatre in Israel, Sydney Arts Festival, Los Angeles Olympic Arts Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Hong Kong Festival of the Arts, Jerusalem Festival and Spoleto Festival USA. Mr. Woodruff has taught at the University of California campuses at San Diego and Santa Barbara, NewYork University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Columbia University. He is now on the faculty of Yale School of Drama. In 1972, he co-founded the Eureka Theatre in San Francisco, where he served as Artistic and Resident Director until 1978. In 1976, Mr. Woodruff established the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, a summer forum for the development of new plays that is still flourishing. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Woodruff was the Artistic Director of American Repertory Theatre. He was named a 2007 USA Biller Fellow by United States Artists, an arts advocacy foundation dedicated to the support and promotion of America’s top living artists.