• Associate Professor of Theater

    Johns Auditorium 203
    (434) 223-6362

Matthew Dubroff has been teaching theatre at Hampden-Sydney College since 1999. Recent directing credits include Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Spring 2012), The Homecoming (Fall 2010) and The Importance of Being Earnest (Spring 2010). A recent design of his was Something Solid in 2011. Dubroff is a founding member of Theatre Nohgaku and performs with them regularly in a variety of roles. In July of 2011 he performed in Takasago and Pagoda as part of a tour to Tokyo, Kyoto, Beijing, and Hong Kong. Dubroff is also a teacher of the Alexander technique and the Wu Style of Tai Ji.


BA Williams College, 1990;

MFA in Asian Theatre Performance with a Concentration in Directing, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1996;

Osaka School for Foreign Studies, 1997;

Nihon University, Tokyo, 1998;

The Alexander Technique Training Centre, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2002.

Teaching Interests

World Theatre
The Alexander Technique
Wu Style Tai Ji

Most Recent Publications

The Homecoming", Hamdpen-Sydney College, 2010

"Pagoda/Kiyotsune", European Tour, 2009

"Funabenkei", Bloomsburg, PA, 2009

"The Importance of Being Earnest", Hampden-Sydney College, 2009

Asian performance tour

Theatre Nohgaku of Tokyo and New York and the Oshima Noh Theatre of Fukuyama, Hiroshima prefecture, announce their first joint-Asian performance tour of the highly acclaimed new English noh play, Pagoda, in late June and early July.

  • National Noh Theatre in Tokyo, June 28, 2011
  • Kongo Noh Theatre in Kyoto, June 30, 2011
  • Contemporary Arts Centre (organized in collaboration with Peking University, Institute of World Theatre and Film), July 2, 2011
  • National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing , July 4, 2011
  • Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, July 6, 2011

Matt Dubroff bio on Theatre Nohgaku website

Research Interests and potential topics for students

Theatre - all aspects, Asian Theatre, Japanese Theatre, Noh, Kabuki, Alexander Technique, Taijiquan