Tim Bond moved back to Seattle in August 2016 after a twenty-year period producing and directing theatre in many other cities nationally and internationally. Most recently, he served as Producing Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage and the Syracuse University Department of Drama from 2007 to 2016.
From 1996 to 2007, Tim was an Associate Artistic Director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival. During his time at OSF he directed 12 productions, promoted equity and inclusion efforts, and created the FAIR Program which cultivates the next generation of diverse theatre artists and administrators.
Tim began his career in Seattle with Seattle Group Theatre in 1984 where he directed over 20 productions and curated the nationally recognized MultiCultural Playwright’s Festival. Tim served his last five seasons at The Group as Artistic Director. He has guest directed at a number of theatres locally, including Seattle Repertory Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, The Empty Space, The Paul Robeson Theatre, and Seattle Children’s Theatre.
Outside of Seattle, Tim has directed at theatres including The Market Theatre (Johannesburg), The Baxter (Cape Town), The Guthrie (Minneapolis), Milwaukee Rep, The Wilma Theatre (Philly), Arena Stage (D.C.), GEVA Theatre (Rochester), Cleveland Play House, Indiana Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, P.C.P.A., Arizona Theatre Company, Portland Center Stage, and Dallas Theatre Center.
Tim has had the honor of directing seven of the ten plays that comprise August Wilson’s Century Cycle at six different theatres companies. He has committed to directing all ten. He currently serves as Head of the Professional Actor Training Program at the UW School of Drama.