Wesley Fata

Professor Emeritus of Acting

Wesley Fata, Professor Emeritus in the Acting Department of Yale School of Drama, has choreographed productions on and off Broadway and in regional theatres throughout the country. He worked on the original production of Hair as assistant director and choreographer, as well as choreographing Master Harold…and the Boys and I Won’t Dance, and James Lapine’s 12 Dreams at the Public Theater, among others. His regional credits include Lost in the Stars and Camille (with Kathleen Turner), both at Long Wharf Theatre. He has also choreographed numerous operas in the United States and Europe. His film credits include the Coen Brothers’ The Hudsucker Proxy and The Good Shepherd. Besides teaching at Yale School of Drama, Wesley Fata has choreographed a large number of plays there.