Tug Yourgrau, Producer
Co-founder and vice president of Powderhouse Productions, Tug Yourgrau is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with more than 26 years experience. He has been executive producer or producer/director on many films that have been broadcast on The Discovery Channel, TLC, PBS, WGBH, The History Channel, and The Monitor Channel. Yourgrau is also an award-winning playwright and theatrical director. His play, The Song of Jacob Zulu, received 1993 Tony nominations for Best Play and Best Score (with Ladysmith Black Mambazo). His other plays include Shooting in Madrid, Theft, Cries From the Cockpit, Just The Two of Us, and Higher Power.
Yourgrau was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds a BA from Swarthmore College and an MA in European history from Boston University. He is a member of SAG, AFTRA, and the WGA/East. Yourgrau, and his wife, Beth, live with their twins, Sarah and David, outside Boston.