DAILY TELESCOPE (LOS ANGELES) -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Edward Darling with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
A longtime theatre director, designer and principal of R. Darling and Associates, Mr. Darling has been in the industry since 1960. Making quite a name for himself, he has worked with some of the most significant performing arts institutions throughout the U.S. and Canada, including the San Francisco Opera and Ballet, NYC Opera, Canadian Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera and Miami City Ballet, among many others. He has produced more than 20 new music-theatre pieces, directed and designed world premieres, served as an artistic coordinator on many occasions and served on numerous National Endowment for the Arts panels in music, theatre and opera/music theatre.
After first earning a bachelor’s degree at San Francisco State University in 1959, he went on to complete a Master of Fine Art at Yale University School of Drama in 1963, then studied at Bayreuth Festspiel Meisterclasse in 1965 and later at Columbia University in 1978.