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Short Shakespeare!

Romeo and Juliet

February 23

March 23, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

directed and adapted by Rachel Rockwell

Matt Hawkins

Fight Choreographer

Matt Hawkins returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater where he has played various roles—as fight choreographer, assistant director, director or actor. Select fight choreography credits include: Tug of War: Foreign Fire and Civil Strife, Othello, King Lear; Short Shakespeare! productions of Twelfth Night, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet; and CPS Shakespeare! productions of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello and Hamlet. Other Chicago credits include productions with: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre Company, The House Theatre of Chicago and Writers Theatre, among others. Regional credits include productions with: South Coast Repertory, American Players Theatre, The Kennedy Center and the Stratford Festival. He has been nominated for twelve Jeff Awards and has received five. Mr. Hawkins earned his BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and his MFA in directing from The University of Iowa. He teaches at Northwestern University and Loyola University Chicago.

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