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Murray Ross

Murray Ross

THEATREWORKS Artistic Director

MURRAY ROSS is a founding member of THEATREWORKS, where he has been artistic director since 1976.  He also teaches in the theatre program at UCCS.  He has directed, adapted and created over 100 works for the stage.  Original stage plays include Monkey Business, The Last Night of Don Juan, The Lady of the Camellias, Dar-al -Harb and I am Nikola Tesla.  He has written stage adaptations of Huckleberry Finn, The Odyssey, Plato's Symposium, Treasure Island, Venus and Adonis and several versions of A Christmas Carol.  He has directed original theatre projects (Peer Gynt, The  Tempest, The Bourgeois Gentleman) with orchestras in Colorado Springs, New York, San Antonio, Phoenix and Cincinnati.  Recent productions include Mary Stuart, The Seagull, The Merchant of Venice, and The Lost Boys. 



Courses I Teach

Lower Division


Upper Division