George Mount Biography

George MountRecently named Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director, George is the founding Artistic Director of Wooden O. Acting roles with Wooden O include: Iago, Richard III, Shylock, Hamlet, Cassius, Benedick, Caliban, Romeo, and Feste. Last summer George directed Wooden O’s production of “The Comedy of Errors” and directed previous Wooden O productions of “Romeo and Juliet,” “Julius Caesar,” “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” “The Tempest,” “All’s Well That Ends Well,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Much Ado About Nothing.” For Seattle Shakespeare Company, George directed “As You Like It” this June and “The Tempest” in 2009 and has played Antipholus of Ephesus in “The Comedy of Errors” and Katherine in “The Taming of the Shrew,” in addition to performing in productions of “King Lear,” “Richard III,” and “Macbeth.” George directed Seattle Shakespeare Company’s touring productions of “Hamlet,” “Macbeth,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Othello,” and “Romeo and Juliet.” Other credits include work at ACT Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Public Theater, SecondStory Repertory, Village Theatre, Boomer Classics, Theater Schmeater, and Annex Theatre.