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February 23, 2013

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

World Premiere of a new play
by Omphile Molusi
directed by Omphile Molusi
incollaboration with Rick Boynton

Matt Hawkins

Fight Choreographer

Matt Hawkins returns to Chicago Shakespeare, where he served as fight choreographer for Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet (2013),The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night and CPS! Hamlet, and fight choreographer/assistant director on Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Edward II and Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet (2008). Other Chicago credits include productions with: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Redmoon, American Theater Company, and Chicago Children’s Theater. Regional credits include: The Kennedy Center, and The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. International Credits include Royal Shakespeare Company and Stratford Festival. Mr. Hawkins is a founding member of The House Theatre, and an artistic associate with Strawdog Theater Company and 500 Clown. He has received five Jeff Awards. Upcoming projects include The Three Musketeers (Lifeline Theater) and directing Big Love (Strawdog). He has taught at Loyola University, the Conservatory at Act One Studios, University of Chicago, Roosevelt University, University of Iowa and Northwestern University.  

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