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1990
 
Conducted seminars for actors and directors in Paris, Madrid, and San Sebastian

Invited by Maire du Asnieres sur Seine to create and direct a Theatre Internationale de Recherche

Collaborated on design for Studio Theatre at Asnieres sur Seine

Directed La Senorita de Treveles by Carlos Arniches for Centro Dramatico de Valencia, Spain. Awarded prizes for Best Play and Best Director

1991
 
Conducted seminars for actors and directors in Paris, Seville, and San Sebastian

Directed La Noche de Eldorado by Marcos Ordonez for Festival de Estui (summer) Teatre Grec in Barcelona

Remounted award winning production of The Senorita Treveles

Directed Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill, for the Festival de Otono in Madrid and Barcelona. Awarded prize for Best Play

1992
 
Conducted seminars for actors and directors in New York, Paris, Madrid

Directed Don Juan Tenorio by Jose Zorrilla, for the Centro Dramatic de Valencia. Voted Best Play 92-93

1993
 
Created the Theatre Internationale de Recherche, in Paris, in association with Neils Arestrup, and Denis Carot

Conducted seminars for actors and directors in Paris, New York, Oslo, and Madrid

Directed Las Bizarrias de Beliza by Lope de Vegas, for the Teatro de Mundo, presented for the Festival de Otono in Madrid

Directed Espectros (Ghosts) by Henrik Ibsen, for Compania Julieta Serrano and the Centro Dramatico de Catalunya. Awarded prize for Best Play

1994
 
Conducted seminars for actors and directors in Paris, Madrid, New York. Barcelona, Oslo

Designed and Directed Dias Felices (Happy Days) by Samuel Beckett for Compania Tabanque, in a co-produced by the Minister of Culture (Spain)

1995
 
Seminars for actors and directors in New York, Paris, Oslo, Zaragosa

Continuing development of Theatre Internationale de Recherche

Creation of JOHN STRASBERG STUDIOS, An International Center for Theater Arts Research and Creative Development, in New York. This is a production and training center, for accomplished artists (actors, directors, writers), and young professionals. He will divide his time primarily between New York and Paris

1996
 
Publication of book on acting and the creative process Accidentally On Purpose: Reflections of Life, Acting and the Nine Natural Laws of Creativity in the United States by Applause Books, New York, NY

Seminars for acting and directing in New York, Madrid, Paris, Oslo

Invited as guest master teacher in Actors Studio MFA program at The New School for Social Research in New York City

Directed a staged reading of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde with students of John Strasberg Studios in New York City

Lectured at Yale University

Invited to moderate at Actors Studio

1997
 
Invited as guest speaker at the National Theater in London

Publication of book by A&C Black in England

Invited to speak at The Drama Center, London, England

Seminars for acting and directing in New York at John Strasberg Studios, and in Paris and Puerto Rico

Adapted and Directed a workshop production of Strindberg's Miss Julie at the Arc Light Theater in NYC

Wrote The Shooting Party: A Murder Play adapted from the only full-length novel written by Anton Chekhov

1998
 
Ongoing development of The Shooting Party as a musical play

Accidentally On Purpose Documentary interview and examples of the Organic Creative Process produced as pilot for a series of televison shows, cassettes and CD-Rom's of his work

Designed and directed a version of Shakespeare's Richard the Third. In Spain

Seminars for acting in New York at John Strasberg Studios and in Madrid

1999
 
Seminars for Acting in New York, Paris, and Montreal

Documentary Accidentally On Purpose featured in competition at Providence Int'l Film Fest, NY Int'l Indy Film and Video Fest, Denver Int'l Film Fest, Northhampton Film Fest (MA)

Designed and Directed a musical-comedy version of Aristophanes' The Assembly Women for the Greek-Latin Festival at Merida, Merida, Spain

Completed writing the music for The Shooting Party. Music by Jon Geist, Lyrics by John Strasberg

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