Matt Hawkins biography
At Writers Theatre: Buried Child, East Texas Hot Links, Julius Caesar, A Streetcar Named Desire, Do the Hustle, The Caretaker
Matt Hawkins (Fight Director) returns to Writers Theatre where he previously directed Buried Child, East Texas Hot Links, Julius Caesar, A Streetcar Named Desire, Do The Hustle, and The Caretaker. Matt is a Chicago based director, actor, fight choreographer and movement director. He has been nominated for thirteen Jeff Awards and has received five. He holds a BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and an MFA in directing from The University of Iowa. This year he will direct and choreograph the new hip-hop musical Stupid Humans (Notre Dame); and choreograph violence for Hamlet (Chicago Shakespeare) and Twelfth Night (Writers Theatre). He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, where he serves as the head of musical theatre for the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre. He is married to actor/playwright Stacy Stoltz.
[Bio as of August 2018]