bill largess

Bill Lagress

Title:
Faculty, Theatre
Faculty:
Assistant
Email:
largess@gwu.edu

Background

Bill Largess has been an actor and director in the Washington theatre community for over 30 years. A graduate of Catholic University, he is a founding member of The Washington Stage Guild, and was named the company's Artistic Director in 2008. His work there has received two Helen Hayes Award nominations, two Mary Goldwater Awards, and two Individual Artist Fellowships from the DC Commission on The Arts and Humanities. He has also worked for nearly every theatre in the DC area, as well as The Manhattan Theatre Club, The LaJolla Playhouse, and The Provincetown Playhouse. Bill is a faculty member of GWU's Department of Theatre and Dance (for whom he previously directed Blithe Spirit, One Flea Spare, and Learning Curves), and is the former co-chair of the Washington-Baltimore Liaison Committee of Actors' Equity Association.