Craig Baldwin was the first Australian to graduate from the prestigious acting program at The Juilliard School. He has gone on to act and direct extensively in New York and across the U.S. in Theatre, Film and Television. As a director, Craig has worked with Lincoln Center Theater, Roundabout Theater Company, Classic Stage Company, The Shakespeare Theatre, The Juilliard School, SUNY Purchase College, Shakespeare & Company, Origin Theatre Company, and many more. Recent productions include the Australian Premiere of James Fritz's 4 Minutes 12 Seconds and the Sydney premiere of Annie Baker's The Aliens at the Old Fitz Theatre. Craig directed the world premiere of C.O.A.L. (confessions of a liar) at 59E59, Columbinus at Marymount Manhattan College, Midsummer at Atlantic Theater School and a site-specific production of Antony & Cleopatra for Stonington Opera House Arts in Maine. Craig's direction of the premiere of The More Loving One by Cory Conley garnered the Best Overall Production of a Play award in the 2011 New York Fringe Festival. Craig was also responsible for the US Premieres of the Australian plays The Boys and Mercy Thieves for Outhouse Theater Company. His own adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Persona was featured at HERE Arts Center, and his adaptation MacB**h has been workshopped at Classic Stage Company and at Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. He has assisted directors Sam Gold, Ethan McSweeny, Ed Iskandar, Michael Kahn, Ron Daniels, Brian Kulick, and more.
New York acting credits include: Twelfth Night for Shakespeare in the Park, with Jimmy Smits, Julia Stiles, Oliver Platt and Michael Stuhlbarg, Age of Iron, An Oresteia, The Tempest (with Mandy Patinkin), Richard III and Richard II, all for Classic Stage Company, The Field for Irish Repertory Theatre, Septimus and Clarissa for Ripetime, and many more. Craig has appeared with Two River Theater, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Shakespeare & Company, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Connecticut Rep, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and more. Screen credits include, Don Alonso in Don Juan, the title role in Charles Gilpatrick: Front Desk Clerk, and on television, "As the World Turns". Craig is the voice of the audiobooks Sweet Damage and A Fraction of the Whole and ESPN's coverage of The Australian Open.
Craig is currently serving as Artistic Associate at Shakespeare Theatre Company in DC, and an Associate Artistic Producer at Red Bull Theater. In 2009, Craig was named an "artist of extraordinary ability" and made a permanent resident of the United States.