Posts filtered by tags: Robert Barry Fleming[x]


A Black, Queer Kentuckian Returns Home To Take The Helm At Actors Theatre Of Louisville

After decades living and working all over the U.S., actor-director-choreographer Robert Barry Fleming is now in his first season as artistic director of one of the country’s most important regional theatres. He tells Diep Tran, “It’s taken me 50 years to be afforded my ‘Jackie Robinson moment’: the chance to lead a large, multi-million dollar institution, and I believe that may have less to do with my ability or readiness to do the job, and more about the dominant culture demonstrating readines...
Tags: Art, Theatre, Louisville, Jackie Robinson, SJ, Diep Tran, Robert Barry Fleming, 10.08.19

Actors Theatre Of Louisville Appoints Artistic Director

“After a nationwide search that began in 2017, Actors Theatre of Louisville has found its new artistic director — Robert Barry Fleming, a Kentucky native who was previously working as associate artistic director of the Cleveland Play House. Fleming will replace Les Waters, who announced his departure from the organization after leading it for seven years.” – Inside Louisville
Tags: Art, Kentucky, Theatre, Louisville, Les Waters, 03.11.19, Robert Barry Fleming, Cleveland Play House Fleming