Rudi Goblen

WRITER

Rudi is a playwright, poet, and performer who creates solo theatre and devised theatre works. As an acclaimed dancer, he has toured nationally, and internationally, competing, adjudicating, and teaching with his award-winning group Flipside Kings.

Rudi is a three-time recipient of playwriting awards from the Kennedy Center, the Distinguished Achievement for the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, and an O’Neill Finalist; as well as the Future Aesthetics Artist Re-grant, two Miami-Dade County Choreographer Awards, a FEAST Award for his book of poetry “A Bag of Halos and Horns,” and a Theater Masters’ TAKE TEN Playwright.

He is a founding member of Teo Castellanos/D-Projects and Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre. And he has trained and worked with Cirque De Soleil, and DV8 Physical Theater.

Publications include Theater Magazine, Imagined Theatres: Writing for a Theoretical Stage, and Samuel French/Concord Theatricals.

Rudi holds an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama where he was mentored by Tarell Alvin McCraney and Sarah Ruhl.

AWARDS

LORRAINE HANSBERRY PLAYWRITING AWARD

Distinguished Achievement

TAKE TEN

Playwriting Award

Kennedy Centre for the performing arts

Latinx Playwriting Award

Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts

Hip Hop Theatre Creator Award

THE O’Neill National playwrights conference

Finalist 2023 – Green Suga Bloos

THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

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My Brilliant FriendNational Theatre2019
Mr Gum & The Dancing BearNational Theatre2019
A Midsummer Night's DreamGlobe Theatre2019
Mother Courage And Her ChildrenRoyal Exchange Theatre2019
PericlesNational Theatre2018
Love Labour's LostGlobe Theatre2018
A Clockwork OrangeLiverpool Everyman2018
The Big I AmLiverpool Everyman2018
Romeo and JulietLiverpool Everyman2017
The Conquest of the South PoleLiverpool Everyman2017
My Brilliant FriendRose Theatre, Kingston2017
The Two Gentleman of VeronaGlobe Theatre & UK Tour2017
Boys Will Be BoysHeadlong and Bush Theatre2017
The OdysseyEnglish Touring Theatre2016
ShibbolethThe Abbey Theatre2016
The Rolling StoneRoyal Exchange Theatre & West Yorkshire Playhouse2016
A Midsummer Night's DreamLiverpool Everyman & Playhouse2015

TV & FILM CREDITS

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DANCE CREDITS

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OPERA CREDITS

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