Sharon Ott

Performing arts professor


B.A., theater, music, anthropology, Bennington College, 1972


Accepted Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater as artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theater; Paine Knickerbocker Award from the Bay Area Theatre Critics' Circle for Lifetime Achievement Award for "artistic integrity and distinguished leadership of Berkeley Repertory Theater"

Awards, recognitions and honors

Bay Area Theater Critics' Circle Awards for Best Direction for "Heartbreak House," "The Tooth of the Crime" and "You, Nero"; Hollywood Dramalogue Awards for "The Ballad of Yachiyo" and "Lady from the Sea"; Elliot Norton Award; USA Today 10 Best List; Obie Award for Production Design for "A Fierce Longing"


Union for Stage Directors and Choreographers, National Endowment for the Arts, Theater Communications Group, and California Council of the Arts