Nick Hutchison
Actor   Director   Lecturer
nick@nickhutchison.com
Spotlight no: 2327

Director

Nick is currently directing Brecht’s "lehrstucke" The Measures Taken for RADA, having previously directed Lindbergh’s Flight, The Baden-Baden Lesson on Consent and The Trial of Lucullus at the same venue. He has recently directed Now I am Alone for the Tmu-na Theatre as part of the Tel Aviv Shakespeare Festival, a rehearsed reading of Beaumont and Fletcher’s The Coxcomb at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre, and Troilus and Cressida for the RCS at Shakespeare’s Globe. He was Course Director for RADA’s Shakespeare Intensive course Looking For Shakespeare, and directed the Comedies of Manners module for LAMDA’s Semester Course. In Autumn 2015 he was in the USA directing The Comedy of Errors in Memphis TN, delivering a paper on The Two Noble Kinsmen at the Blackfriars Shakespeare Conference in Virginia, and directing Cymbeline for the NYU-Tisch students at RADA. He is currently developing a TV proposal about Shakespeare with Libertayo Productions and the Park Avenue Armory in NYC.

Nick devised and directed Noel Coward's Christmas Spirits at the St James’ Theatre studio for a critically acclaimed sell out run; and a charity gala performance of Never Such Innocence at Australia House: an evening of poetry, prose and music from WWI with John Julius Norwich and Tim McInnerny in the cast. He directed As You Like It and Twelfth Night at the McCoy Theater in Memphis Tennessee, (nominated for 9 Ostrander Awards); Wilton's Vintage Christmas at Wilton's Music Hall in London (Time Out 4*); As You Like It, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Winter’s Tale and All’s Well That Ends Well for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at the Globe; Lady Windemere’s Fan for Mountview Academy and The Two Noble Kinsmen, Measure for Measure, Henry VIII, Pericles and The Merry Wives of Windsor for RADA. He has directed The Taming of the Shrew at Wilton’s, Much Ado About Nothing for the American Shakespeare Center in Virginia.

He directed Crimes of the Heart, by Beth Henley, at the Man In The Moon in London, which was The Independent, The Guardian and Time Out's Critic's Choice; The Day That Peace Broke Out at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre; Anton Chekhov's The Lover at the same venue; and an award winning production of Steven Berkoff's Fall of the House of Usher at the Oxford Playhouse Burton Taylor Theatre.

He has directed Playhouse Creatures, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, Cymbeline, Dolly West's Kitchen, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, Love's Labour's Lost, Pericles, the Merry Wives of Windsor and Our Country's Good for RADA, and The Art of Success, Lady Windemere's Fan, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Recruiting Officer, On the Shore of the Wide World and The Man of Mode for Mountview Academy, and Pericles, As You Like It, Our Country's Good and The Taming of The Shrew for BADA. He directed an evening of poetry and prose for the RSC Friends performed in Stratford-upon-Avon, Newcastle, Plymouth, and at the Barbican Theatre in London.

Nick has directed many rehearsed readings at the Globe Theatre, including Jonson's Every Man In His Humour with Sam West and Hugh Bonneville, Solomon And Perseda with Tim McInnerny and Issy Van Randwyck, and Rowley's A Shoemaker, A Gentleman with Joanna McCallum and Peter Reeves. He also directs American College students in scenes from Shakespeare on the Globe stage as part of the Globe Education Department's US College programs.




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