Stephan Wolfert

De-Cruit Founder & Actor

Actor/Writer/Director; AEA/SAG member; U.S. Army ’86-’93 – Medic and Infantry Officer. Stephan left a career in the military for a life in the theatre after seeing a production of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Stephan received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Trinity Rep Conservatory. Stephan created the military segments for Twyla Tharp and Billy Joel’s Tony Award-winning Movin’ Out.
Stephan is the founder of DE-CRUIT, a program he designed after examining Shakespeare from a military veteran’s perspective, working with fellow military veterans and scientists, and using Shakespeare’s text and classical actor training to heal trauma. For his work with DE-CRUIT he is the recipient of the Aaron Stein Award presented by The American Group Psychotherapy Association, the Max Gabriel Memorial Award presented by National Alliance for Mental Illness, Berkshire Theater Awards for his one-man play Cry Havoc! among many others.
Stephan is the Head of Outreach at Bedlam Theater NYC, and an advisory member of PACH, Project for the Advancement of our Common Humanity at NYU.


October 18 - November 10


Stephan Wolfert & Dawn Stern

Stephan Wolfert - Director & Playwright
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Cry Havoc

Stephan Wolfert - Playwright & Performer
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Past Productions

She-Wolf (Ensemble, Playwright, 2019), Cyrano (Performer, Playwright, 2018)