An Ivy League-pedigreed teacher, actor, director, playwright, critic, and lifelong pillar of the theatre, Robert Brustein has supervised well over two-hundred theatrical productions, acted in eight, directed twelve, written or adapted fifteen, and reported on thousands more in his many books about theatre. Brustein is also a past dean of the Yale Drama School, the founding artistic director of the Yale Repertory Theatre and Harvard's Tony Award-winning American Repertory Theatre, and the founder of the Institute for Advance Theatre Training at Harvard. He has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame. He has also been nominated for a National Book Award and has served on the jury for the Pulitzer Prize. Brustein lives with his wife in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Brustein, Robert is the author of 'Letters To A Young Actor A Universal Guide to Performance', published 2005 under ISBN 9780465008063 and ISBN 0465008062.