Victoria Clark is a Tony-Award winning actress, director and educator. Her breadth of experience and knowledge make her a highly sought-after star and collaborator in this country and around the world. Trained at Interlochen Music Academy, Yale University, The Mozarteum (Salzburg), and New York Universitys Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program, Victorias experience spans across classical and contemporary idoms, encompassing both existing and new work, in plays, musicals, opera, film and television. Acting: Broadway: The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), Gigi (Tony, Helen Hayes nominations), Rodgers and Hammersteins Cinderella (Tony, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Snow Geese, Titanic, How to Succeed…, Urinetown, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, A Grand Night for Singing, Sunday in the Park With George.
Off-Broadway: When the Rain Stops Falling (Drama Desk nomination), A Prayer for My Enemy, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, The Agony and the Agony, Marathon Dancing, Follies (L.A.), Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, and Katisha in The Mikado, both at Carnegie Hall. International: Madame Sousatzska in Sousatzska. Film: The Happening, Cradle Will Rock, One Royal Holiday, Wanderland, Archeology of a Woman, Harvest, Tickling Leo, Main Street.
Television: Pose, The Blacklist, Almost Family, Law & Order/SVU, The Good Wife, Mercy, and Carrie Mathisons mother Ellen on Showtimes Homeland. Directing: Come to Jesus, for MasterVoices virtual production of Adam Guettels Myths and Hymns; The Dance of Death by August Strindberg (Classic Stage Company); Love Life for New York City Center Encores! (cancelled due to CoVid-19); Scaffolding by Jeff Blumenkrantz starring Rebecca Luker for Premieres! (Barrow Group Theater); Paper Piano by Mary Jo Shen (Joes Pub); Hansel and Gretl and Heidi And Günther (Village Theater Festival of New Musicals); Newton’s Cradle, NAMT Festival, (Best Director Award); The Trouble With Doug/Fredericia Theater, Denmark; The Impresario (Philadelphia Opera Theater); eight productions for Texas Opera Theater, the touring arm of Houston Grand Opera, introducing students of all ages to opera and musical theater; Shakin The Blues Away: An Irving Berlin Revue (Goodspeed Opera House).
Teaching: Master teacher in U.S. and abroad; Visiting faculty, Yale University, Artist-in residence, Duke University, and Pace School of the Performing Arts, where she directed The Light in the Piazza. Board member, New York City Center and The Kurt Weill Foundation. Favorite role: Thomas Lukes mom. Victoria resides in New York with her husband Tom Reidy and their rescue Golden Retriever Ollie.