ASSOCIATE Artistic Director
Geoff Button is excited to be joining the Writers' team. He received his BA in Theater Performance from Western Michigan University, and his MFA in Theater Directing from Northwestern University. He has long been an active part of the Chicago theater company The Hypocrites, where he directed Adding Machine: A Musical (Jeff Nomination - Best Midsize Musical), Into the Woods, Coriolanus, Desire Under the Elms, True West (Non-Equity Jeff Nominations – Best Play, Best Director), as well as his own adaptation of Chekhov's Three Sisters. Also an actor, he has performed in several Hypocrites’ productions, including All Our Tragic, Woyzeck, Mud, and Equus (Non-Equity Jeff – Best Actor). Prior to Writers, he taught theater at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, The National High School Institute, and in the Music Theater Certificate Program at Northwestern University.