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Shaun Patrick Tubbs is a New York based director and actor. Selected directing credits include, RAGTIME and Lost In the Stars for Union Avenue Opera, the world première of Defacing Michael Jackson for Miami New Drama, Troilus and Cressida, Life Is A Dream, and In The Blood for Juilliard School, The Tempest for Powerhouse Theatre, Sweat for Wright State, The Glass Menagerie with University of Albany, BLACK DICK for NYTW, the world première of Independence Eve for Signature Theatre DC, hop tha A for Ars Nova, Artney Jackson for The Lark/New Black Festival, Don Giovanni for The Tank, and Disgraced for Asolo Repertory Theatre. 

His international credits include assisting on The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny for Royal Opera House, London, and Here I Go for La MaMa Spoleto, Italy. 

Selected acting credits include The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged Revised for Human Race Theatre Company, Terminus for NYTW, My Mañana Comes for Marin Theatre Company, The Tempest for Eureka Suitcase, The Book of Grace for Zach Scott Theatre, Crossing America for Kirk Douglas Theatre, Lobby Hero for Ensemble Theatre of Santa Barbara, and Jitney for Human Race Theatre Company. 

He has various film, television, and regional/national commercial credits. Shaun has received numerous awards and fellowships including being a Finalist for the 2018 National Directors Fellowship, The Drama League of New York’s Fall Directing Fellowship, Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Directing Fellowship, 2015 Kurt Weill Fellowship in Opera Direction, the SDC Observers Program, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Fair Directing Fellowship. He holds an MFA from UT Austin and a BFA from Wright State University. Member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and an Associate Member of SDC.




“All of this is set onto the stage by the extravagantly gifted Shaun Patrick Tubbs...” – Broadway World

"Through dozens of scenes, dozens of numbers, and with this colossal cast Mr. Tubbs makes everything seem easy and graceful... – Broadway World


Defacing Michael Jackson  – “With Shaun Patrick Tubbs at the helm, the play’s authentic voices of the characters have a chance to blossom through the actors, and they took that chance and ran with it. ” - South Florida Theater


"...Shaun Patrick Tubbs’ delightfully sharp and observant...” – SF Gate

My Mañana Comes - “Peter is the captain of the crew, teasing and bucking up his teammates and keeping a watchful eye for anything that needs doing at anyone’s station. A natural storyteller and mimic — and Tubbs’ imitations of everyone from haughty patrons to a child are terrific” 


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