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Ulu Grosbard (1929–2012)

A former diamond cutter in his native Belgium, Ulu Grosbard was educated at the University of Chicago, then attended the Yale Drama School. Becoming a stage director in 1957, Grosbard directed many successful Broadway shows. In the early '60s Grosbard journeyed to Hollywood, where he was hired as an assistant director on several productions, and ... See full bio »

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Stage Play: The Subject Was Roses. Drama. Written by Frank D. Gilroy. Scenic Design by Edgar Lansbury. Directed by Ulu Grosbard [earliest Broadway credit]. Royale Theatre (moved to The Winthrop Ames Theatre from 3 Sep 1964- 21 Mar 1965, then moved to The Helen Hayes Theatre from 23 Mar 1965- 18 Dec 1965, then moved to Henry Miller's ... See more »

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As an assistant director you learn about production. The more you know about production, the more you can anticipate and not be at the mercy of circumstances. The thing I learned from Kazan is how to run a relaxed set, how to use your time working with the actors while things are being set up, how to improve your staging. See more »


Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 1996. See more »

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