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Andrew Watkins

Andrew is a theatre director based in New York and Minneapolis. He has adapted and directed: Miss Julie, Hedda Gabler, and Dostoevsky’s A Gentle Spirit. He directed the premiere of Garrett David Kim’s The Buck and has directed True West, The Dumb Waiter, Before You Go. As an assistant director he has worked at Theatre for a New Audience: The Skin of Our Teeth, The Father, and A Doll’s House (all directed by Arin Arbus); The Guthrie: The Lion in Winter; Allentown Shakespeare in the Park: The Comedy of Errors; Fordham University: Measure for Measure. He served as a directing apprentice at Toneelgroep Amsterdam: De Dinge die Voorbijgaan, a production for the Ruhtriennale Festival in Germany (directed by Ivo van Hove). Training: BA. Theater Directing, Fordham University; London Dramatic Academy and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. andrewwatkinstheatre.com

Reclaiming Miss Julie

Reclaiming Miss Julie

on Interpreting Classic Drama

17 May 2017

Director Andrew Watkins writes about getting to the heart of Strindberg's problematic classic.